Andrea Wilmsen is a German artistic photographer, currently living between Berlin and Chicago.. After studying communication science and working in a creative agency she decided in 2008 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. 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). She is member of VG-Bildkunst, Bonn, Germany, and her work is part of collections in Berlin, Barcelona and Los Angeles. 


Solo Exhibitions

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

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

2019 Ca L´ Antiga, Culture hub, Teiá, Barcelona

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, 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, Los Angeles

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

2013 MB Abram Galleries, Selected Photographs, Los Angeles

2012 H&R Gallery, Otium Negotium, Los Angeles

2010 CCA, The Womb, Berlin

2009 WW28, Chairs, Berlin

2008 Regular, Artspace, The room within the room, Brooklyn


Group Exhibitions

2020 (28.2.-19.4.) REIZ, Neue Schule für Fotografie, curated by Eva Bertram, Berlin

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

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 Monat der Fotografie OFF, Interrelations, Curated Photo Festival, Berlin

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

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

2018 A Ilha, strategies against the map, with Andrea Grützner and Federico Clavarino, Lisbon 

2017 YIA Art Fair, Stadtklima, Kunsthalle Kleinbasel, Paris

2017  48 Stunden Neukölln, Art-Festival, Shades of Whit,e, Berlin

2017  YIA Art Fair, Kunsthalle Kleinbasel, Basel

2016 Municipal Gallery, curated by Doris Fürstenberg, What remains, Berlin

2015 Centro Cultural, Quien? Donde?, Barcelona

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


Scholarships and Awards

2020 Granted artist residency, 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



2020 Brennpunkt, Magazin für Fotografie, Edition 1/2020, Reiz

2019 Brennpunkt, Magazin für Fotografie, Edition 2/2019, Raum und Identität

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 Los Angeles

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