Andrea Higgins is a painter working in San Francisco. She received her B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1992. While an undergraduate, Ms. Higgins spent a semester at the New York Studio School and was chosen for the Yale/Norfolk Summer School of Art.
In 1993 she began attending the graduate program for painting at the San Francisco Art Institute and received her M.F.A. in 1995. Following the completion of her M.F.A., Ms. Higgins spent a year in Denspasar, Bali teaching painting.
She has won several fellowships and grants, which include the Luce Scholars Program Grant, the P.O.D. Studio Art Award from Dartmouth College, and the Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship from Yale University. Her work has been shown primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area.
During her residency Ms. Higgins continued working on a series of precisely crafted paintings based on fabric patterns.