Combining a love of nature and art, Andrea Peyton has spent her life studying nature and painting wild and still life subjects in realistically correct, yet artistically designed works. Andrea Peyton's work has been exhibited throughout the United States, and has been chosen to illustrate feature articles in Wildlife Art News Magazine. She was recently juried into the prestigious Lee Yawkey Woodson Art Museum show, “Birds in Art.” Other honors and experience include awards in national and international juried exhibitions, book cover illustrations, and solo and group gallery exhibitions.
Peyton studied at Trinity University, the San Antonio Art Institute, the University of Texas, and the Scottsdale Art School. She has traveled widely in Africa and other regions with extensive wildlife to research her subjects. She is a member of the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club in New York, the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators in Washington, D.C., the American Artists Professional League at the Salmagundi Club in New York, and Bat Conservation International in Austin, Texas. She lectures on wildlife and is active in raising funds to preserve endangered species.