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Artist Bio

Anda Chance is an award winning artist, receiving recognition in local, national, and international shows for her colored pencil art.

Anda has been recognized for her work in watercolors and colored pencil.  She has received commissions for public projects, publications and from art patrons.   In addition to showing her own work, Anda curates and judges for local and regional art shows for galleries, art groups, public exhibitions and individual artists. Currently she works and teaches in her studio in McAlpin.  She stays busy with gallery work, teaching workshops and working with local and regional nonprofits promoting the arts.

At Arkansas Technical University Anda majored in Art and Art Education.  She went on to earn a degree in Education at Florida Southern College.  She is a Florida Certified Art Teacher and taught art for 16 years in the Florida public school system.

Her work can be seen in the following venues:

Lanza Gallery, High Springs, Florida

Invitational Art Shows


Florida Art Group (FLAG)
Live Oak Artists Guild
Colored Pencil Society of America
Gainesville Fine Art Association

Artist Statement

My artistic expression is done in colored pencil. I enjoy the challenge of the materials and have a passion for paper in all forms.

My work is realistic but is an altered view from the location or object. Each completed piece is either an added combination or reduced version of the reference images. Rather than create a romantic or over sentimental version, my work reflects the human and environmental interaction on the landscape and found objects.

A search for technical excellence is a part of my artistic journey. I keep searching within myself for the next best painting.