Andrea Townsend is an Indianapolis born contemporary painter. She is a graduate of Herron School of Art and Design.  Her most recent work depicts urban landscapes as abstracts. She focuses on mixed materials and use of light in her paintings. She uses her appreciation of architecture to create her own urban atmospheres. Inspirations for her work include cities, architecture, and the process of building both literallly and metaphorically. She works out of her studio in downtown Indianapolis, IN where she resides.