Art at District.
At District we value the local art scene. All the art hanging on our walls comes from Bay Area artists. We rotate our art seasonally and give 100% of sales proceeds back to the artist.
Andrea McCoy Harvey
Andrea McCoy Harvey received her formal art training at the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff an HBCU, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and a Public School Art Teacher for Emery Unified School District. Andrea’s Art teaching experience has been her primary career for over twenty six years. She has taught Art for grade levels K-12.
Andrea sets aside the brushes, she prefers to use her hands, dipping her fingers into soft pastels and oil pastels to build the rich depth and colors that bring her portraits of African American women to life. Her work is an ode to the “black girl magic” and beauty of Black women standing strong amid difficult times, her work has captured the attention of the de Young Museum in San Francisco and was chosen out of 12,000 submissions to be featured in The de Young Open Exhibition in 2020
Exhibitions: de Young Museum, San Francisco; Richmond Art Center; Booker T. Washington Community Center, San Francisco; Abrams Art Gallery, Albany; Impact Hub, Oakland; District Oakland; Facebook Head Qtrs, Menlo Park, Square Head Qtrs, San Francisco; Jackson Park, Alameda; Macy’s Union Square, San Francisco; Pottery Barn, Pleasanton.
Andrea can be contacted via email at Artbyandrea4@gmail.com