Andrea Packard received a BA with honors in English and Art History from Swarthmore College in 1985. She went on to graduate from the Certificate Program of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and received an MFA from American University in 1994. During the past twenty years, she has shown her paintings, prints, and sculptures in more than fifty exhibitions nationally. Since 1995, Packard's art has been informed by her work as director and curator for the List Gallery of Swarthmore College.
FAMILY STUDIO: ART
Saturdays and Sundays, 1–4pm
Packard collaborated with Education staff to create the Weekend Family Studio: Art projects in conjunction with the current exhibition Walks with Artists: The Hudson Valley and Beyond and trained the Junior Docents to facilitate them. The four projects are entitled "Making Art with the Masters" (October), "Symbols of Nature" (November), "Holiday Scents" (December), and "Choose Your Own Perspective" (January).
Sunday, November 12, 2pm
In her upcoming Sunday Scholars lecture, The Sublime and Beyond, Packard will discuss the evolution of the sublime in art, referencing a selection of works from the current exhibition.
NATURE AND BEYOND
Sunday, October 22, 2–4pm
Sunday, December 3, 2–4pm
Sunday, January 7, 2–4pm
Packard will also be presenting a series of three gallery and workshop experiences, Nature and Beyond, inspired by connections between Walks with Artists and her own aesthetic and practice.