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Andrea Sauchelli was born in Columbus, Ohio and has received a BFA at The College of Art and Design at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. She has exhibited in New Jersey, Philadelphia and New York. Being a firm believer in healing through art, Sauchelli’s work is in many permanent collections throughout Southern New Jersey as part of AtlantiCare’s Healing Arts Program. Andrea Sauchelli is a Signature Artist at The Noyes Museum of Art and a Signature Artist of STROBE, ArtC’s South Jersey Artists Collective. Andrea Sauchelli is member and an instructor at the Pine Shores Art Association and she is represented by Solace Studio and Gallery in Surf City, NJ. Sauchelli has a strong affinity to the environment and her abstract often large-scale work evokes the energy of the ever-changing landscape. Her paintings do not reference a specific location but in fact gives the viewer a sense of our environmental space and the awareness of time. Sauchelli’s love and respect of nature, its growth and decay and its ability to promote healing is the focus in her works, which range from painting to mixed media, collage and photography. Sauchelli is a full time artist living in Manahawkin, NJ.
I’m not a talker. Being born severely hearing impaired, I’m not much of a listener either. I’m mostly an observer. My work is about observing the world around me and then interpreting what I see, what is tangible, what I perceive. While I’m out in nature I observe the stillness of the woods, I do not hear the birds but I can feel the soaring strength and solidity of the trees in unity surrounding me. In my home life the regular chattering of children and dogs barking can be rebarbative with an amplified hearing aid. But the physical presence of my children, the quietness of love generated by them inspires my work to no end. The bits and pieces of a life given, the everyday challenges that we all face on a daily basis, positive or negative, balanced or unbalanced, ultimately give rise to my work. My work is about how I interpret what is going on around me, whether I see it, feel it, or “hear” it.