Andrea Cashell studied fine art painting at the Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork from 1985-89. She then went on to study in the National College of Art and Design, Dublin and qualified with a Bachelor of Design, First Class Honours in Ceramics Craft Design.
After graduating in 2000 Andrea was awarded the HETAC Purchase Prize. Her public commissions can be seen in the National College of Ireland, situated in the IFSC, Dublin and the Town Hall Youghal.
Andrea's most recent commission was in April 2015 for the Ardmore Shipping Company. She was asked to paint 6 oil paintings depicting scenes of Ardmore which were presented as gifts commemorating the naming ceremony for 5 new ships. 3 of these paintings are in the company's permanent collection in Singapore while 2 are in their South Korean headquarters and one in Japan.
Andrea's group shows include Sculpture in Context at the Botanic Gardens, Dublin, The Art of Craft, Market Place Theatre and Art Centre Armagh, Northern Ireland, and Harvest Summer Exhibition at Ballymaloe.
In April 2015 Andrea moved her studio to Jack O Pasty Art and Design Centre in Youghal and is now located in studio 1 ,The Raleigh Quarter,Enterprise Youghal,Co. Cork. She is currently working on a series of chalk pastels inspired by the coastal landscape of Youghal and Ardmore.
Main Entrance-Emmet Place
Youghal Co. Cork
Studios ( to the rear)
My Studio -Studio one