Andrea Bijou

Andrea is an American water media artist capturing light neutral tones and happy moments in her emotive paintings. Much of her work reveals deeper personal development work, visually characterizing inner growth and the lightness of healing.

Andrea is the author of the 3 mindfulness journals, Gluten-Free Dining in Seattle, and the forthcoming book, Go Back to the Beginning, an illustrated story book and journal for people who suffer from depression.  

Andrea began her career as both a print and TV journalist covering crime, then transitioned to work for Fortune 100 companies as a social media strategist. She is currently writing on the topic of mindfulness and mental health. Her written works have been most recently published on Thrive Global and Stigma Fighters and over the course of her career in environmental magazines, monthly journals, online NBC affiliates, Amazon, Microsoft, and her own personal blogs. 

On her free time, Andrea studies Eastern philosophies, psychology, travels, practices art, and creative writing. Andrea also enjoys investing in lower income communities as an art, business and technology mentor.