Andre Rochester- Visual Artist
Andre Rochester is a native of Hartford, CT. He specializes in acrylic, charcoal, and pastel. He studied illustration at the University of Connecticut: School of Fine Arts and completed his BA in Studio Art at Charter Oak State College. He also earned a MS in Organizational Leadership from Quinnipiac University. Andre assists emerging artists with portfolio development, curation, and consultation for exhibits. He encourages young artists to develop their craft without losing focus on learning professionalism and business acumen.
Andre currently serves on the Board of Directors (2019-present) at Windsor Art Center. He also served on the City of Hartford Commission on Cultural Affairs from 2014 - 2015. Andre has been featured in various publications, including CT Fashion Magazine, Hartford Courant, and Bristol Observer. You may also find Andre painting live at events throughout Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island or Massachusetts. Click here articles, video, and podcast interviews.