Andrea Chebeleu is an Artist and the Entrepreneur behind A Work of Heart Studio in San Jose, California. She enjoys playing with paint and ink and exploring the possibilities with art supplies in general. Most days she can be found leading classes on a variety of topics from book making to jewelry fabrication to color mixing. Her interests are varied and broad when it comes to being creative. Andrea’s mantra in creating and teaching art is “First, not only!” this inspires her to fearlessly push boundaries and encourages her students to abandon expectations and try new things.
Andrea and her husband of 26 years send their youngest of 3 off to college in the fall of 2019. When she is not busy fostering baby kittens for the county Andrea enjoys traveling and reading.