Dream Songs


The Look of Things

Andrea McCluskey will be at the NOMA Gallery 437 North Market Street, Frederick, Maryland Saturday July 2nd from 4-8 pm. An Artist talk will also be held at NOMA Gallery July 15th from 7-8:30 pm

Coming through the last year has changed us. This body of work, some ethereal and ephemeral and others bright and hard edged reflect the day to day changes of my internal landscape. The printing processes are also different, some are relief and others are monotypes, also a mirror to the way things looked.

Poetic Dada-red tree


The word liminal comes from the latin word limen, meaning threshold; any point or place of entering or beginning. A liminal space is the time between the ‘what was’ and the ‘next’, it is a place of transition, waiting, and not knowing.



ARISING monotype with mixed media $600.00




BRUJA monotype with mixed media $600.00



CASA MARIPOSA powdered steel, silver coated wire, child’s board book $400.00



WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING steel, silver coated wire, thread, mirror, butterflies $450.00



SONGLINES FROM MEXICO Gouache and map on canvas $500.00



FIRE RING 92″ x 70″ Etching and woodcut $1200.00

Ancestors and Allies

Suddenly all my ancestors are behind me. “Be still” they say. “Watch and listen.” The stories, folktales and myths woven into the thread of our oral traditions have often found a place in the artwork of  Andrea McCluskey. She brings her voice to the sometimes dark and ancient words passed from generation to generation.

The story of Baba Yaga was pushing through my dreams into the work in the studio. What was this strange tale? A tale from the land of my ancestors, of a witch’s house with the feet of a chicken! I was drawn into the initiation of the young girl Vasilisa, a title more than a name. These tasks undertaken to become the Empress hold richness and power. Nature and the Feminine are the vessel of mystery. Dark and rich, chocolate for the soul.


 Sorting The Apothecary

Sorting the Apothecary   16″x 20″  framed (SOLD)



A Woman Changing:Kobieta, która się zmienia

Kobieta, która się zmienia/A Woman Changing   16″ X 20″ framed (SOLD)


IMG_5219 copy

Wildish Powers 16″x 20″


IMG_5213 copy

Facing the Wild Hag 16″ x 20″


IMG_5217 copy

The Crystalline Atelier 16″ x 20″ (SOLD)

IMG_5223 copy

Twirling/Whirling  16″x 18″


Andrea McCluskey IMG_5227 copy

One Foot in Front of the Other  16″x 18″