Andrea is a studio potter in Floyd, VA where she has been working full time since completing her MFA in Ceramics at Syracuse University in 2016. Prior to graduate school, she worked for Silvie Granatelli, a studio potter in Floyd, as an apprentice for 2 years. She also received her BFA from West Virginia University. Her work is primarily wheel thrown with a grolleg porcelain clay body that she fires in an electric kiln to cone 7. She exhibits nationally, and has written several articles for Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated, in 2017 was named a Ceramics Monthly Emerging Artist.