working primarily with oils, andrea schloemer's signature florals and diverse landscapes reveal her style as a true colorist. well blended mixtures of vibrant color and skillful interpretations of light create explosive combinations on canvas and paper. andrea's complex manipulation of color evokes an emotional response that is distinctly personal and uplifting.
"i equate color with happiness. color can change people's perception of life.
i want to share a moment in time on canvas and have it translate into something
pleasant and personal for everyone. the right mixture of color can produce a particular
quality of light capable of generating a genuine feeling of warmth and comfort.
a resident of fox point, wisconsin and mother of three, andrea is active in volunteer and philanthropic activities in her community. she generously contributes time, artwork and financial support to performing and visual arts organizations and programs directed toward youth education.
andrea received formal artistic training in milwaukee, scottsdale and maui. her work is strongly influenced by her life experiences while living in wisconsin, canada, hawaii and florence, italy.
the artist's work is truly an extension of her bright personality. her joy in her work can be seen with each individual painting.
"it is good to approach life with curiosity and wonder, being free to discover the outcome as if by surprise. the painting process is as important as the end result. observation and careful discernment serve to make each work of art unique."
if art imitates life, the work of andrea schloemer is a behind-the-scenes look. andrea approaches each canvas with three requisites: boundless enthusiasm, focus and curiosity.