Andrea Wilmsen is a Berlin based photographer. Andrea worked for several years in the field of communications. before she dedicated herself completely to photography. She traveled within four continents (Oceania, USA, Asia, Europe). Traveling is still part of her artistic inspiration. In 2017 she gained a scholarship from the University of Fine Arts in Salzburg. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally, a. o. at Goethe Institute Los Angeles, and was featured in art and architecture magazines. Andrea is a member of the photographers collective aff gallery and deepens her studies and experience currently with Eva Bertram at Neue Schule für Fotografie in Berlin. A selection of her work can be found amongst other at the catalogue of Catalan photography, initiated by the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC). 

Solo Exhibitions

2019 (May 10-June 16) aff Galerie, Raum und Identität, with Peter Braunholz, Berlin

2019 (May 10), aff Galerie, Artist Talk with Julia Rosenbaum, Berlin

2019 (June 21-July 21) Ca L´ Antiga, Culture hub, Teiá, Barcelona

2018 Monat der Fotografie OFF, Curated Photo Festival, Fragile Realities, Berlin

2018 Espronceda, Center for Arts and Culture, "Kreatur", Barcelona 

2017/18 ICAA, Auswärtiges Amt, Berlin, "Berlin meets Los Angeles", Berlin

2017 MB Abram Galleries, New Works, 7th Grand Avenue, Downtown, Los Angeles

2016 Espronceda, Center for Arts and Culture, "Borderlands", Barcelona 

2016 WTArtspace, "Haikus or Poems of Broken Things", Barcelona

2015 MB Abram Galleries, Selected Photographs, 7th Grand Avenue, Downtown, Los Angeles

2013 Villa Aurora, "Berlin meets L.A.", Pacific Palisades, California

2013 MB Abram Galleries, Selected Photographs, 7th Grand Avenue, Downtown, Los Angeles

2012 H&R Gallery, „Otium Negotium", Hollywood, California

2010 CCA, „The Womb“, Berlin

2009 WW28, „Chairs“, Berlin

2008 Regular, Artspace, „The room within the room“, Brooklyn, NYC


Group Exhibitions

2019 (June 30-July 7) Les Rencontres d'Arles, International festival of Photography, Arles

2019 (June 7-17) "Rosa", Rosa Luxemburg, participation by invitation through the photographers collective "CameraD",  Berlin

2019 (April 26-28)) "Keep your Eyes peeled", Gallery Weekend, with Jessica Backhaus, Eva Bertram, a.o., aff Galerie, Berlin

2018 Triennale der Photographie Hamburg, curated group exhibition by Freundeskreises des Hauses der Photographie, Deichtorhallen Hamburg

2018  48 Stunden Neukölln, The Rod, curated Art-Festival Kulturnetzwerk Neukölln, Berlin

2018 Arte Vicenza, M. A. Patrizio Gallery, Vicenza, Italy 

2018 A Ilha, group show with workshop results of  "strategies against the map" with Federico Clavarino and Andrea Grützener, Lisbon 

2017 YIA Art Fair, Stadtklima, curated by Kunsthalle Kleinbasel, Paris

2017  48 Stunden Neukölln, Art-Festival Kulturnetzwerk Neukölln, "Shades of White" Berlin

2017  YIA Art Fair, Four chapters of a colored tale, curated by Kunsthalle Kleinbasel, Basel

2016 Municipal Gallery, curated exhibition, "What remains", Berlin

2015 Centro Cultural La Farina, „Quien? Donde?“, Barcelona

2013 Goethe Institute, "Berlin meets L.A". in cooperation with Corina Gamma, Los Angeles


Scholarships and Awards

2019 Granted Artist-in-Residency Program, Arteles Creative Center, Finland 

2018 Editor´s Pick, photo series, "This very moment", LensCulture Emerging Talent Award

2017 Scholarship at Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg

2017 Editor´s Pick, 3pm, LensCulture Portrait Award

2017 Editor´s Pick, 3pm, LensCulture Street Photography Award



2018 Brennpunkt, Magazin für Fotografie, Edition 4/2018, "Fragile Realities"

2018 Der Tagesspiegel, Checkpoint, "Berlin meets Los Angeles", Berlin

2017 Brennpunkt, Magazin für Fotografie, Edition 4/2017, "Berlin meets LosAngeles"

2013 Domus, magazine for art and architecture, review of "Berlin meets Los Angeles",