Andrea Sisson
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California
b. Cincinnati, Ohio

Bard College, Milton Avery School of the Arts, MFA Candidate
Expected Graduation 2021

University of Cincinnati, School of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
BAS Design 2010; Magna Cum Laude

Additional Education
MICA MFAST Studio-Arts MFA Program, Summer Session 2017

2017 Leslie King Hammond Award, Maryland Institute College of Art
2013  Filmmaker Magazine “25 New Faces of Independent Film”
2010 J. William Fulbright Fellowship, Art & Design
2009 CFDA Honorable Mention, Student Portfolio

Selected Exhibitions, Residencies, & Other Outcomes


PAM Residencies, Artist in Residence | Los Angeles, CA, February 1 - March 3, 2019 | Critical Forum/Led Discussion February 10, Performances March 2 & 3

Poetic Research Bureau | Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 2019 | Reading, with contents of the reading archived at the Los Angeles Contemporary Archive


S1, Artist in Residence | Portland, OR, December 1-15, 2018 | Installation & Participatory Exhibition December 14, 2018

Bard College, MEGA-GEIL l Annadele-On-Hudson, NY, Fisher Studios - August 1, 2018 | MFA First Year MFA Show, Group Show

Maryland Institute College of Art, DrawItOut Workshop | Baltimore, Maryland, February 2017 | Workshop Creator & Leader


Sinkhole Projects | Baltimore, Maryland, November 15 | Group show, Curated by Joe Speier

High Desert Test Sites 2017, Swap Meet | Joshua Tree, CA October 21-22, 2017 | Swap Meet curated by Lydia glenn-Murray, High Desert Test Sites 2017 curated by Aram Moshayedi and Sohrab Mohebbi

Alternative Worksite Residency, Artist Resident | Roanoke, VA, Sep 30 - November 15, Open Studios December 15 | Pilot Resident, Founded by Linda Burnham and supported by the Robert Overby Estate

University of Cincinnati: School of Design, Art, Architecture, and Planning (DAAP), Guest Artist | Cincinnati, Ohio, January - February 2017 | Guest Artist for “Ethics In Design” course, fall semester 

"If I Say So," Group Show | New York City - March 3rd, 2017 | Curated by Jo Rosenthal


U.S. In Progress Film Market Participant, Champs-Elysees Film Festival | Paris, France, June 2016 | Five-day Market Participant w/Project “Everything Beautiful Is Far Away

Softies Zine, Publication | New York City - October 2016 | Published poems, "One-Liner"

Bizzare Bushwich, Olimpia Dior Performance | New York City - October 2016 | Participant in Olympia Dior Performance


Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Guest Artist & Lecturer | Providence, Rhode Island, Lecture: November 17, 2015; Class Critique: December 8, 2015 | Visiting artist & lecturer for video & photography course, "ISSUES & IMAGES II" by instructor Sheida Soleimani

Expanded Cinema, Omni Hotel, Group Show, | Dallas, Texas, October 25, 2015 | Videos projected large-scale on the front of the Dallas Omni Hotel w/radio soundtrack | Curated by Justine Ludwig, Senior Curator, Dallas Contemporary

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

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

Souvenirs From Earth, SFE ART TV, Art-Video Broadcast | 2013 to present | Video loop at Palais de Tokyo, Paris & international broadcast on ARTE, CN, BBC in France & Germany | Pieces included - “Do the Chandelier”, “Blue Mountains”, “Anthemoessa”, “OFFF Cincinnati Titles”, “Puzzle Muteson - En Garde, ISYTP Trailer

"Unseen Films," Screening | Bushwick, New York, April 2015 | Screening of “I Send You This Place”


VAEFF, Video Art & Experimental Film Festival, Tribeca Cinemas | New York City, February 9, 2013 | Closing night showcase of “I Send You This Place” + Symposium with panelist PS1 founder Alanna Heiss

ReRun Theatre, Week Theatrical Run | New York City, June 2013 | Week-long Theatrical + symposiums of “I Send You This Place”

Emery Theater, Group Show | Cincinnati, Ohio - November 2013 | Double-panel film installation, and screening + Symposium of “I Send You This Place”


Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Film Premiere | Raleigh, NC, April 2012 | Official Selection, “I Send You This Place” + Symposium

Reykjavik International Film Festival, International Film Premiere | Reykjavik, Iceland, October 2012 | Official Selection, “I Send You This Place” +  Symposium

OFFF Barcelona, Commissioned Film, Contemporary Arts Center | Cincinnati, Ohio, September 2012 | Film for conference + lecture during media & arts festival

TEDx “I Send You This Talk,” Lecture | Cincinnati, Ohio, Autumn 2012 | Presentation on topics of the film/experimental documentary, “I Send You This Place”


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


Fulbright Fellowship | Reykjavik, Iceland, September 2010 - September 2011 | 10-month Fulbright Fellowship

"44" Performance Series, Contemporary Arts Center, Performance | Cincinnati, Ohio, June 2010 | Performance & Discussion - “Wearable Instruments”


CFDA Design Honorable Mention, Student Portfolio

Selected Press


Andrea Sisson lives and works in Los Angeles, California

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