up in Ames, Iowa and often draws on childhood memories in the creation
of her work. Remaining connected to the Midwest is one of the most
vital aspects of her life as an artist. At St. Olaf College in
Northfield, Minnesota, Anda studied Studio Art and Music and fell in
love with the Land of 10,000 Lakes. After graduating in 2012 she
spent one year as an Emerging Artist Resident at St. Olaf before
moving to Minneapolis to start her art career. She spends as much
time as possible outdoors running, biking, cross country skiing, and
Of her works here at Covet Anda says, “My paintings and monotype
prints usually come from an intuitive, expressive place. I am drawn to
making landscapes that utilize negative space and abstraction to
create visual quiet and a feeling of expansiveness. In these works, I
search for moments of stillness amidst perceived chaos”.
Show runs through the end of April 2016.
Find more work at andatanaka.com