andrea traphagen

Andrea Traphagen


Andrea Traphagen
P.O. Box 837
Woodland, WA. 98674

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Andrea Traphagen paints her original watercolors and acrylics in vibrant hues…taking you from fantasy worlds to old world to current times. With the stroke of a brush and a vivid imagination, Andrea’s vision takes you into a world of mermaids, dragon flies and old growth forests. She currently exhibits her work at Bay Avenue Gallery in Ocean Park, Washington and Sea Gypsy Gallery in Astoria, Oregon.


Peninsula Arts Association (P.A.A.) 40th anniversary Fall Show (2010) Best of Show “San Francisco Morning”

Numerous awards with Peninsula Arts Association (2008 – Present)

The Glatt House Gallery, Woodburn, Oregon Watercolor Art Show (2000) 1st Place “Fairy Tale Falls”3rd Place “Gold Coast”

Southern Washington Artists (S.W.A.) 38th annual Winter Art Show (2000) 1st Place “Emerald Passage”

Columbia Artist Association 23rd annual Spring Show (1999) Sponsors Award “Emerald Island”

Events and Memberships:

Featured Artist at P.A.A. Spring Show (2011)

Featured Artist at The Sea Gypsy, Seaside, Oregon “Art Walk” October (2010)

Exhibition Artist at Bay Avenue Gallery, Ocean Park, Wa. (2011 – Present)

Exhibition Artist at Sea Gypsy, Astoria, Oregon (Oct. 2014 – Present)

Exhibition Artist at Saturday Market, Port of Ilwaco, Wa. (2009 – 2010)

Continuing Membership with Peninsula Arts Association (2008 – Present)

Past Membership with Southwest Washington Watercolor Association (S.W.W.A.)

Education and Workshops:

Bachelor of Science in Sociology with a Minor in Art University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon (1966 – 1970)

Watercolor Workshop from Michael Schlitching (Artist) Sitka in Newport, Oregon (1998)

Watercolor Workshop from Lee Bowman (Artist) Clark College in Vancouver, Washington (1998)

Taught a Watercolor Workshop Demo with Peninsula Arts Association in Ocean Park, Washington (2011) and with Columbia College in Longview, Washington (1998)