ABOUT

Andie Thrams (b. 1952, Oakland, CA) is a California-based visual artist. Her lifelong devotion to creative work in the outdoors, especially within the pages of her field journals, has evolved into artist books and paintings held in numerous private and public collections, such as those at Yale University and the University of Washington. Her work is widely exhibited and has been honored by institutions including Sitka Center for Art & Ecology and Yosemite Renaissance. She earned a BA in art practice from University of California Berkeley and teaches for San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco State University Sierra Nevada Field Campus and more. She is currently at work on two projects, In Forests and Field Studies, which include artist books and paintings documenting wild forests. Andie has been a working artist since high school, including stints as botanical illustrator, art educator, calligrapher, window & exhibition display designer, graphic designer, cartographer, sign painter and occasional publisher, as Larkspur Graphics. She lives in a river town in the Sierra Nevada foothills with her husband.