Andrea Stanislav


Andréa Stanislav (b. 1968, Chicago) is an American artist based in New York City and Minneapolis. Her hybrid practice of sculpture, installation, video, and public art, explores the architecture of empire, while being anchored in a collision of beauty and horror -- dualities that intimate sublimity. Ms. Stanislav received a MFA from Alfred University, New York; and a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Her work has been exhibited internationally at museums, contemporary art centers, galleries, biennials, and art fairs. Selected solo exhibitions and projects include: The Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO; The 2014 Manifesta 10 European Biennial/Art-Centre Pushkinskaya-10 Parallel Public Program, St. Petersburg, Russia; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN; Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN; 21c Contemporary Art Museum, Louisville, KY; The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London, UK; Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL; thisisnotashop, Dublin, Ireland; Jonathan Shorr Gallery, New York, NY; The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE; and the Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Stanislav’s work has also has been featured at: The Museum for Non-Conformist Art, St. Petersburg, Russia, 21c Contemporary Art Museum, Durham, NC, 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; Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE; Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN; Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND; The John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI; Kentucky Museum of Arts and Craft, Louisville, KY; Garis and Hahn Gallery, New York, NY; Rush Arts/ House of the Nobleman, New York, NY; Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY; and Land of Tomorrow, Louisville, KY. Andréa Stanislav’s work is represented by The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London, UK; Melissa Morgan Gallery, Palm Desert, CA, and K35 Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

Ms. Stanislav has been the recipient of numerous awards including: 2015/2016 Freund Teaching Fellowship, Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts, Washington University, St. Louis and the St. Louis Art Museum; a 2015 and 2014 Art-Centre Pushkinskaya-10 St. Petersburg International Residency Award, St. Petersburg, Russia; The 2015 Target Studio Artist in Resident, Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN; The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council 2012 Swing Space Artist Residency, New York, NY; a 2012 Minnesota State Arts Board Grant, a 2010-2011 McKnight Artists Fellowship for Visual Arts, Minneapolis, MN; a Socrates Sculpture Park 2009 Jerome Emerging Artist Fellowship, New York, NY; and a 2005 FSP/Jerome Fellowship Award, Minneapolis, MN. She is an Associate Professor of Sculpture in the Department of Art, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis.