Andra, pictured here with her parents,
late 1960s, South Coast of Wellington, New Zealand
B I O G R A P H Y
Born Wellington, New Zealand 1964. (Father from Riga, Latvia, mother from Tallinn, Estonia.)
Completed secondary school in NZ, then took up a scholarship at the Latvian High
School in Münster, Germany. Graduated with a BA from Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.
1982-1989 travelled and worked in various countries before starting an Art Gallery and picture framing business in New Zealand.
In 1991-92 married, became a mother and sold the business.
Began painting seriously in 1993, taking courses while living in Washington DC, USA.
Paintings in private collections (Australia, England, France, Holland, India, Latvia, New Zealand, Ukraine, USA...) since 1997.
Migrated to Australia in 2007 and resides in Sydney.