CV



Distinctions

2017: Maryland Institute College of Art, Low-Residency Studio-Art Program, Class of 2020 

2017: Leslie King Hammond Award, Maryland Institute College of Art

2016: U.S. In Progress Film Market Participant, Champs-Elysees Film Festival, Paris

2013: Filmmaker Magazine 25 New Faces of Independent Film

2010: J. WILLIAM FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR, Academia and Art

2010: BAS Design: School of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, University of Cincinnati

2009: CFDA Honorable Mention, Student Portfolio



Exhibitions, Symposiums, Other Outcomes

2017: DrawItOut Workshop, MICA / Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland - February 2017 / Workshop leader at a one-week workshop on new concepts of drawing

2017: ThePaintingCo / Los Angeles, CA - founded by artist Spring 2017 / Company experiment & painting company aka artist's studio 

2017: DAAP Guest Artist & Academic / January & February 2017 - University of Cincinnati School of Design, Art, Architecture, and Planning / Guest Artist for Ethics In Design course, winter semester 

2017: "If I Say So" Group Show / New York City - March 3rd, 2017 / Image on view, artist-run show curated by Jo Rosenthal

2016: Softies Zine / New York City - October 2016 / Published "one-liner" poems

2015: RISD Guest Lecturer & Critic / Providence, Rhode Island – Lecture: November 17, 2015; Critique: December 8, 2015 / Visiting artist lecturer & critic for Video & Photography course, "ISSUES & IMAGES II" with artist/Instructor Sheida Soleimani

2015: Expanded Cinema via Dallas Contemporary / Dallas, Texas - October 25, 2015 / Video commission for group exhibition - videos projected large-scale on a site-specific building / Curated by Justine Ludwig Senior Curator, Dallas Contemporary

2015: VAEFF Video Art & Experimental Film Festival / Tribecca Cinemas, New York City - November 12-14, 2015 / Group screening + symposium, "TV Time”

2015: 1000 Forms of Fear Triptych / Museum of Image and Sound, Sao Paulo, Brazil - June 6-7, 2015 / Group exhibition created by Sia and Daniel Askill, including the film, "Do The Chandelier”

2015: SOUVENIRS FROM EARTH, SFE ART TV / Works included in video-art loop installation at Palais de Tokyo, Paris & international broadcast on ARTE, CN, BBC, Orange, FREE and Bouygues in France & Germany - 2013 to Present / Pieces included - “Do the Chandelier”, “Blue Mountains”, “Anthemoessa”, “OFFF Cincinnati Titles”, “Puzzle Muteson - En Garde

 

2015: "Unseen Films" / Bushwick, New York - April 2015 / Screening, “I Send You This Place”

2013: VAEFF, Video Art & Experimental Film Festival / Tribecca Cinemas, New York City - February 9, 2013 / Screeing - Closing night showcase + symposium, “I Send You This Place” / panel with PS1 founder Alanna Heiss

2013: ReRun Theatre / New York City - June 2013 / Week-long Theatrical Run + symposium of “I Send You This Place”

2013: Emery Theater & Space / Cincinnati, Ohio - November 2013 / Group Show; Gallery installation of double-panel film-segments, & special screening showcase + symposium of the film “I Send You This Place”

2012: Full Frame Documentary Film Festival / Raleigh, NC - April 2012 / Official Selection, “I Send You This Place” + symposium

2012: Reykjavik International Film Festival / Reykjavik, Iceland - October 2012 / Official Selection, “I Send You This Place” +  symposium

2012: OFFF Barcelona / Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio - September 2012 / Commissioned collaborative film for conferene & screening + lecture for OFFF – Barcelona based media & arts festival

2012: TEDx “I Send You This Talk” / Cincinnati, Ohio - Autumn 2012 / Presentation on topics of the hybrid-film, “I Send You This Place”

2011: Gamli Skóli, Old School Arthouse Residency / Hrisey, Iceland - March 2011

2010: Fulbright Fellowship / Reykjavik, Iceland – September 2010 to September 2011

2010: Contemporary Arts Center, "44" event / Cincinnati, Ohio - June 2010 / Solo Exhibition & Installation

2009: CFDA Design Honorable Mention, Student Portfolio


Work, Involvement

2017: Organizer of art & cultural theory email discussion book club, Los Angeles

2016-2017: Art Assistant Freelance (LA) - Installs, art-space & gallery painting, other involvements

2014-2017: Activist involvement & Organization (LA) - Involved in the agenda building of a sexual assault community accountability group in Los Angeles, additional city activist meeting attendance and involvement

2013-2017: Producer, Hire, Collaboration on arthouse feature-length film. Tasks include art & film production, managing of team, conceptualizing and upholding creative vision & creative production, fundraising, and artistic management/direction. 

2012-2017: Grant Writing Personal Tutor/Mentor - U.S. Fulbright Award

2016: Bizzare Bushwich, Olimpia Dior Performance / New York City - October 2016 / Performer

2013-2016: Collaborative & commission work inr video & Imagery projects (LA, NYC, UK)  - involvement with queer efforts (including art-fashion projects), independent artists, musicians, small companies/labels, and art & culture magazine commissions

2014: Documentation & philanthropic collaboration with TheOR/Of Rags Non-profit: including with the program at Nataki Talibah Schoolhouse of Detroit.

2010-2012: Video projects with Reykjavik-based music label Bedroom Community, & other labels  

2009 - 2010: Sruli Recht Design Assistant to Conceptual Designer; Reykjavik, Iceland

2005-2009: Commissioned Airbrush Artist

Youth: ArtWorks Cincinnati artist apprentice 




 

Andrea Sisson lives and works in Los Angeles, California
www.andreasisson.com