About the Artist
Anda’s work can be seen in galleries and art exhibitions in the Central and North Florida area. She has received recognition for her work in watercolors and colored pencil. Anda has received commissions for public projects, publications and from art patrons. In addition to showing her own work, Anda curates and judges for local and regional art shows. She installed art shows and exhibitions for galleries, art groups, public exhibitions and individual artists. Currently she works and teaches in her studio in McAlpin and stays busy with gallery work, classes and promoting the arts.
At Arkansas Technical University Anda majored in Art and Art Education and earned a degree in Education at Florida Southern College. She is a Florida Certified Art Teacher and taught art for 16 years in the Florida public school system.
Art Instructional Experience:
Workshops (local and regional)
Santa Fe Community College - Gainesville, Florida
Art instructor – Osceola Center for the Arts
Art Instructor – Orlando Museum of Art
Contract Instructor – Community Vision, Osceola County.
Certified Art Teacher – School District Osceola County, Florida
Awards and Recognitions:
First Place, Drawing Osceola Center for the Arts -2010
Second Place – Painting – Autumn Artfest LOAG 2011
First Place – ”Flaunt 25” Thomasville, Ga. Cultural Center
First Place -GFAA at Oak Hammock 2011
Work Accepted – Valdosta State National Show 2012
First Place -Osceola Center for the Arts, 2012 Annual Show
Merit Award -Annette Turner Gallery, Valdosta, Ga. 2011
Best of Show – Autumn Artfest –2012
First Place – Autumn Artfest—2013
Spring Fling – Annette Turner Gallery work accepted for Colson Calendar 2013 / 2014
Second Place – Autumn Artfest – 2015
Best of Show – Gainesville Fine Arts Association – Annual Juried Show – 2015
First Place – North Florida Art League Spring Show
Award of Distinction – Tioga Annual Winter Art Show – 2016
Honorable mention – Artspectations 2017
First Place - Spring Into Art, Turner Center for the Arts - 2019
Honorable mention - GFAA at Oak hammock - 2020
Work Accepted – Colored Pencil Society of America—2012 / 2013 / 2014 / 2015 / 2016 / 2017
Work Accepted – CPSA Explore This! 2013 - Award of Recognition/ 2014 / 2015 - Third Place / 2016- Award of Excellence/ 2018 /2019/ 2020
CPSA - Exhibition Director
Arts Director – Jazz, Arts and Blues Festival, Live Oak, Florida – 2014, 2015
Kissimmee Main Street Annual Sculpture Walk Show Coordinator 2007, 2008
Coordinator and Curator National Arts Program August 2007
Master Artisans Show, Live Oak, Fl. 2011
Show Manager – Explore This! 2013 / 2015 / 2017
Show Manager /Arts Designer for Sojourns,
a photographic presentation and catalogue by
Photographer Tom Tompkins.
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