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Prof Andrea C Stanislav

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Narrative

Andréa Stanislav is an American artist, born in Chicago, and based in New York City. Andréa has an interdisciplinary practice that includes: sculpture, video installation and public projects. Ms. Stanislav received a MFA from Alfred University, New York; and a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work explores themes of harmony and deconstruction in the natural world, popular culture and the sublime -- realized through unexpected visual manifestations, multi media installations and monumental sculpture. She is currently an Associate Professor of Sculpture in the Department of Art, and a PhD candidate at the European Graduate School in Saas Fee, Switzerland. Selected solo exhibitions include: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN; 21c Contemporary Art Museum, Louisville, KY; Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE; Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC; Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL; thisisnotashop, Dublin, Ireland; Jonathan Shorr Gallery, New York, NY; Burnet Gallery, Minneapolis, MN; and Scope New York 2013. Her work has also has been exhibited around the world at venues such as: The 2013 Moscow Biennial, Moscow, Russia; The U.S (Ambassador’s) Residence, Stockholm, Sweden; Fieldgate Gallery, London, UK; Al Sabah Gallery, Kuwait City, Kuwait; Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland; Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, NY; Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN; The Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE; Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA; Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN; John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan,WS; See//Me, Long Island City, NY; Carriage Trade, New York, NY; Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY, and Land of Tomorrow, Louisville, KY. Andrea’s work has also been exhibited in numerous art fairs including: Art Chicago, Art Miami, Art Hampton, Art Southampton, Art Palm Beach, Art Wynwood, Chicago Next, Houston Fine Art Fair, Pulse Miami, San Francisco Fine Art Fair, Scope New York and Scope Miami. Public and private art commissions and project locations include: Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN; New York, NY; University of Oregon, Eugene, OR; Morningside College, Sioux City, IA; Mon Serrat, Spain; Key West, FL; Prime Therapeutics Corporate Headquarters, Minneapolis, MN; and The Mall Washington DC. Ms. Stanislav has recently received a UMN 2013 Imagine Fund Award, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council - Swing Space Artist Residency, New York, NY; a 2012 Minnesota State Arts Board Grant, a 2010-2011 McKnight Artists Fellowship for Visual Arts; a Socrates Sculpture Park 2009 Emerging Artist Fellowship; the 2010 University of Calgary International Visiting Artist Award, and the 2011 Can Serrat International Full Fellowship, a 2005 FSP/Jerome Fellowship Award, among many other awards. Andréa Stanislav’s work is represented by The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London, UK; and Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL.


Specialties

  • sculpture / installation
  • film / video
  • public art

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. (candidate): Media and Communication, European Graduate School, Saas Fee, Switzerland, 2016.
  • M.F.A.: SUNY Alfred University, School of Art and Design, Alfred, NY, 1997.
  • B.F.A.: The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1990.

Creative Activities

  • Nightmare - traveling video, and Reflect performance: 2013 Moscow Biennial, 9/20/13 - 10/20/13
  • Forget Your Past: UMN Imagine Fund, media installation , 2013 - 2015
  • Nightmare - traveling video : See//Me Miami, December 2013
  • Andréa Stanislav - Badlands: solo museum exhibition (traveling), Plains Art Museum, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, 2013 - 2017
  • Wonderwall: sculpture installation - Pelham Arts Center, Pelham, NY, summer 2014 - fall 2014
  • Amphitheater Lumen: Public Art Commission, University of Oregon, 2010 - 2013

Professional Activities

  • Curator: Latitude LON/MSP/NYC, NYCAMS Gallery, New York, NY (co-curator Isha Bohling) , 2008
  • Curator: Latitude LON/MSP/NYC, Fieldgate Gallery, London, UK (co-curator Isha Bohling) , 2007

Outreach Activities

  • MFA Mentor: Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 2012
  • Associate Board Member: The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
  • Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers, New York, NY
  • College Art Association

Awards

  • Faculty Imagine Fund Recipient, 2013
  • Lower Manhattan Cultural Council - Swing Space Artist Residency, Governors Island, NYC, NY , 2012 - 2012
  • Minnesota State Arts Board Grant , 2012
  • International Visiting Artist Fellowship Award, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada , 2010 - 2011
  • 2010/2011 McKnight Artists Fellowship for Visual Arts, McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, 2010 - 2011
  • Can Serrat International Art Center, 2011 International Visual Artist Full Fellowship Award, Barcelona, Spain , 2011
  • Socrates Sculpture Park, Emerging Artist Fellowship 2009, NYC, NY, 2009
  • Institute for Advanced Study Collaborative Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN, 2008
  • Grant-in-Aid Award, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, MN, 2008
  • Office of International Programs Grant, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, MN, 2008
  • McKnight International Travel Grant - University of Minnesota , Minneapolis, MN, 2007
  • The Institute for Global Studies Faculty Travel Grant, University of Minnesota , MN, 2007
  • New York Center for Arts and Media Studio, Emerging Curator Fellowship, New York, NY , 2007
  • GRPP, University of Minnesota, MN, 2007
  • Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation Grant, Meriden, CT, 2006
  • Grant-in-Aid Award, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, MN, 2006
  • Chair's Special Merit Award, Department of Art and College of Liberal Arts, University of, 2006
  • European Studies Consortium Travel Grant, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, MN, 2006
  • McKnight International Travel Grant, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, MN, 2006
  • Jerome Fellowship/FSP, Minneapolis, MN - New York, NY, 2005
  • McKnight International Travel Grant, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, MN, 2005
  • McKnight Summer Fellow, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, MN, 2005
  • Faculty Summer Research Fellowship, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota , MN, 2005
  • McKnight International Travel Grant, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, MN, 2004

Courses Taught

  • Art Studio 1301 - Basic Sculpture
  • Art Studio 3304, 5340 - Sculpture: Carving and Construction
  • Art Studio 3307, 5307 Sculpture- Traditional Approaches
  • Art Studio 8410 - Graduate Studio Critique
  • Art Studio 8300 - Graduate Scuplture Seminar
  • Art Studio 5490- Public Art and Intervention
  • Art Studio 5490- The New York Contemporary Art World: Field Study
  • Art Studio 3390, 5390- Public Art and Installation
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