Andrew Hersey is a 57-year-old self-taught artist and writer who has exhibited his work around the country at shows and in galleries. He is a runner, bicyclist, and lover of the ocean. A survivor of both testicular cancer and clinical depression, he lives in Charlottesville, Virginia with a small blind dog.
Currently produced artwork includes both the Reveries and Objects of Adoration photographic serieses, as well as collections of figurative drawings and paintings. The artwork section on this site features this work as well as older (and generally no longer available) works in a variety of styles and media. Works both new and old are posted regularly on ello.
The site is designed, built and maintained entirely by the artist, primarily using a 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.10. Site maintenance is done with Komodo Edit and Textastic. Image editing by Adobe Photoshop. FTP transfers use Fetch. Office backend by Apache OpenOffice. Paints by Golden Artist Colors and Benjamin Moore. Photographs captured with Nikon and Sony digital cameras and an Apple iPhone, and printed on an Epson Stylus Photo 2200 printer, using Epson inks and matte papers. Acrylic resin by U.S. Composites. Photo transfers use Lazertran papers.
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