Andrea Sisson
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California; Annandale-on-Hudson during summers
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

Summer 2017 - MICA MFAST Studio-Arts MFA Program

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

Exhibitions, Residencies, & Other Outcomes


Artist in Resident, S1 Portland | Portland, OR, November - December 2018 | Artist-In-Resident with Performance

DrawItOut Workshop, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) | Baltimore, Maryland, February 2017 | Workshop Leader


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

Swap Meet, High Desert Test Sites 2017, Group Show | 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

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

Guest Artist, University of Cincinnati: School of Design, Art, Architecture, and Planning (DAAP), Ethics In Design | 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


Guest Artist & Lecturer, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Issues & Images II | 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”

1000 Forms of Fear Triptych, Sao Paulo Museum of Image and Sound, 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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