Andrea was born in 1979 in Owatonna, Minnesota and grew up in Austin, Minnesota. She currently resides in Austin with her husband, James and her daughter, Ava. They have an Australian Cattle Dog named Red, and a cat named Houdini. Andrea's main artistic focus is on digital photography using a Nikon D60 camera and both Photoshop and Paint Shop Pro software, but recently revisited her passion for drawing. She also enjoys yoga, painting, writing poetry, and loom knitting (goes by the name of Om Outerwear).