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 Award, Art & Design
2009 CFDA Honorable Mention, Student Portfolio

Exhibitions, Residencies, & Other Outcomes


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

MEGA-GEIL, MFA First Year Show l Milton Avery School of the Arts at Bard College MFA, Fisher Studios | Annadele On Hudson, NY, August 1, 2018

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


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

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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