Andréa Stanislav (born 1968, Chicago) is an American artist based in New York City and Minneapolis whose practice 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 considers themes of harmony and deconstruction in the natural world, popular culture and, by extension, regards the sublime — realized through unexpected visual manifestations, multi media installations and monumental sculpture.
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; Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND; John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan,WS; See//Me, New York, NY; Carriage Trade, New York, NY; Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY; Land of Tomorrow, Louisville, KY; and Rush Gallery, New York, NY. 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.
Andréa Stanislav’s work is represented by The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London, UK; and Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL.
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; Louisville, KY, and Washington DC. Ms. Stanislav has recently received a 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 is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Art, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. Andréa also has a background in film, stage, and museum exhibit design and production — and worked as an artist and designer for Matthew Barney’s Cremaster Cycle films.