Andrea Wilmsen is a German artistic photographer, based in Berlin. After studying communication science and working in a creative agency she decided to dedicate herself completely to photography. 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, Villa Aurora, Le Festival Voies Off des Recontres d´Arles and was featured in art and architecture magazines. Andrea deepened her studies with Eva Bertram at Neue Schule für Fotografie in Berlin and is a member of VG-Bildkunst, Bonn, Germany. 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). 



Selected exhibitions


2020 (4.9.-30.9.) G37 Gallery, Schein und Wirklichkeit, Berlin

2020 (19.-21.6.) 48h Stunden Neukölln, curated Art Festival, Berlin

2020 (28.2..-19.4.) Neue Schule für Fotografie, Reiz, Berlin

2020 (6.3.-25.4.) Blumberg Fotokunst, Schein und Wirklichkeit, Potsdam

2019 Le Festival Voies Off des Recontres d´Arles, Fotohaus Berlin/Paris, Arles, France

2019 aff Galerie, Raum Identität, w Peter Braunholz, ArtistTalk w Julia Rosenbaum, Berlin

2019 transformart festival, Sonntag, by invitation of the collective CameraD, Berlin

2019 Gallery Weekend, a.o. with Jessica Backhaus and Wolfgang Zurborn, 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, Berlin

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

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

2017 YIA Art Fair, Kunsthalle Kleinbasel, Paris

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

2017 YIA Art Fair, Kunsthalle Kleinbasel, Basel

2017 ICAA, Auswärtiges Amt, Berlin, Berlin meets Los Angeles, Berlin

2017 MB Abram Galleries, New Works, Los Angeles

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

2016 WTArtspace, Haikus or Poems of Broken Things, Barcelona

2016 Kommunale Galerie, curated group exhibition, Boulevard, Berlin, What remains, Berlin

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

2013 MB Abram Galleries, Selected Photographs, Los Angeles

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


Scholarships and Awards

2020 B.ODE, Selected Finalist, Verzasca Foto Festival, Switzerland

2020 Granted artist residency, Arteles Creative Center, Finland

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

2017 Scholarship Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg

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



2020 Museumsjournal, Edition 2/2020, B.ODE, Kulturprojekte Berlin - Potsdam

2020 Der Greif, Guest Room March, curated by Holly Hay, B.ODE

2020 Brennpunkt, Magazin für Fotografie, Edition Bührer

2019 Brennpunkt, Magazin für Fotografie, Edition Bührer

2018 Brennpunkt, Magazin für Fotografie, Edition Bührer

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

2017 Brennpunkt, Magazin für Fotografie, Edition Bührer

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