A figurative artist, I am fascinated by the emotion exuded by human form. My medium stretches from paper/pencil where I can control each graphite mark to paint/canvas that allows a more free-flowing, loose activation.
These pieces do not comprise a branded series but are a compilation of the figurative work I’ve completed.
BIO: In 2017, Andrea Bogart transitioned from full time artist and jewelry designer in New York to a metro Detroit-based, startup founder igniting an empowerment mission for artists through her Embrace Creatives network. Although her life is now filled with uniting artists with commercial buyers, managing events and learning tech language, she continues to experiment artistically with different mediums keeping up her skills and pushing her imagination.
Bogart has exhibited her paintings Metro Detroit, New York, New Jersey, Virginia and Pennsylvania and her work hangs in private collections. Andrea’s jewelry art has garnered press, including the premier fashion trade publication, Women’s Wear Daily, The Gem Trade Association, National Jeweler, the Retail Jeweler, the Chicago Sun Times, and more.
Commercial buyers can reach out to discuss their commission rate and “how to purchase”.
COPING SKILLS / 24" x 24" / Pencil, charcoal, ink and acrylic paint on board with french cleat hanging mechanism / $3,475 - - - Coping Skills, Bogart's multi-media piece speaks to feelings of isolation and stress caused by social media use. A majority of people place too much importance on sharing every facet of their lives, digitally. The unnatural pressure of constantly being “seen” online especially for those with low self-esteem, causes undue emotional disease and depression. A 2017 study from the American Journal of Preventative Medicine found “social media use is linked to greater feelings of social isolation.” A peer reviewed research article published by Plos states, “Facebook use was linked to both less moment-to-moment happiness and less life satisfaction—“ Combining delicate, tight strokes bringing the artist in personal, direct contact with the board and forcing her to stay attentive and mindful to detail with looser, larger, thick and concealing paint layers expresses the yin and yang some people feel as they struggle to maintain their presence, equally in their real world and as their online persona.
NEGATIVE / 28" x 48" / Oil on Wood / Sold with POSITIVE as set $24,000
POSITIVE / 28" x 48" / Oil on Wood / Sold with NEGATIVE as set $24,000
Negative + Positive hanging together
WISHFUL THINKING / 22" x 28" / Acrylic and graphite on canvas / $3,200
PROJECTION / 12" x 18" / Acrylic and thread on canvas / $1,750