Andrea Schnell was born in Lower Austria in 1956. She studied at the Graphics Training- and Research Institute of Vienna. She attended the painting class at Jürgen Böttcher-Strawalde at the International Summer Academy of Salzburg in 1991. Schnell has already done a lot of exhibitions. The artist lives and works in Lower Austria. Andrea Schnell especially enjoys making drawings, collagen and monotypes with the human body as central motif. She portrays them with a certain symbolism and an emotional component.