Andrea Schoenborn

Artist statement

My works reflect my interest in sensuous surfaces, contrasts and the manipulation of materials.
A free and experimental creative process is essential to my work which I navigate by texture, colour, form and composition.
While some of my works focus on material and its distinctive characteristics - soft, voluminous, hard, shiny, matt or chalky - others may allude to associations with the human body and skin.
In my two- and three-dimensinoal works I use a variety of everyday materials such as paper, graphite, nylon, plaster, silicone and gloss paint.
My interest in the human compulsion to touch things – driven by attraction or repulsion informs my approach and the materials I use.