Andrea Wilmsen is a Berlin based visual artist, currently frequently moving between Germany and Spain.. She worked for several years in the field of communications. before she dedicates herself completely to photography since 2008. In 2017 she gained a scholarship from the University of Fine Arts in Salzburg. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally and was featured in art and architecture magazines. Andrea is a member of the photographers collective aff gallery and studies currently 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).  

Andrea  works mainly with the medium photography. Her work has an abstract approach. Her images seem to move between painting and photography, She often works with appearances of the everyday, visualizing the poetry of the simple and overlooked, creating moments of changing abstracted spatiality.

 

Solo Exhibitions

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

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

2017/18 ICAA, Internationaler Club im Auswärtigen 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 Keep your Eyes peeled, group show, aff Galerie, Berlin Gallery Weekend 

2018 Triennale der Photographie Hamburg, group exhibition curated 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 group exhibition, "What remains", Berlin

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

2012 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, "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

 

Publications

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",