Born Gelsenkirchen, Germany 
Lives and works in London


EDUCATION
2014 Level 3 Award in Education & Training, Citi Lit, London
2007 – 2009 MFA School of Fine Arts, History of Art & Cultural Studies, University of Leeds
2004 – 2007 BFA Studio Art, City University New York
1987 – 1989 Apprenticeship Certificate Photography, Bavarian Academy Photography, Munich

TEACHING
2024 Creative Arts Lecturer, Level 3 Diploma Creative Practice, Graphic Design, Southbank Technical College, London
2022 – 2024 Media Design Lecturer (Photo/Video Edit,  Audio Visual Media), International University/ IU 
2022 Studio Art, Oxbridge Academic Programs, Oxford
2018/ 2019 Studio Art, Oxbridge Academic Programs @ Ruskin College, Oxford
2008 – 2010 Digital Photojournalism, Oxbridge Academic Programs, Cambridge & Oxford

PHOTOGRAPHY 
1994 – present Photographer for The New Yorker, Time, Fortune, Zeit, Spiegel, Stern, Geo, Brigitte, BA highlife, Hamburg, New York, London www.andreaartz.com

AWARDS GRANTS FELLOWSHIPS
2024 Shortlisted for Artists Meet Archives 2024 International Photoszene Koeln 
2023 Shortlisted for VR Art Prize awarded by DKB in cooperation with the CAA Berlin
2022 Time – Space – Money Bursary The Artists Information Company and Arts Council England
2020 Grain Projects Commission Award to develop a body of work as response to Covid 19
2020 Arts Council England Lottery Funding for the VR project Ghost Weight Experience
2018 Fellowship Award MacDowell Colony, Petersborough, NH, USA
2018 Arts Council England: Developing Your Creative Practice for the VR project Ghost Weight
2017 Solo exhibition Farewells funded by ECCE (European Centre for Creative Economies)
2017 Shortlisted for Contemporary Visions 8, Beers London
2017 Shortlisted for Columbia Threadneedle Figurative Art Prize
2016 Selected for East Sussex Open, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
2013 Selected for Creekside Open, A.P.T Gallery, London
2011 Selected for Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
2005 Diego Hidalgo Fellowship for the Arts, New York
2005 Smith Fellowship, New York, Studio Residency Beaver Street, New York
2004 Connor Award, City University of New York
2002 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition, Bronze
2002 Fuji Euro Press Awards, Merit Award Travel, Barcelona
2001 Marianne Brandt Competition, Merit Award, Chemnitz, Germany

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2022 Rise of The Tidal Island Queens, virtual exhibition on Mozilla Hubs
2021 Distant Peregrinations, Neuland Projekt Raum, Bochum, Germany
2021 Ghost Weight Experience, Coleman Project Space, London
2019/2020 Forest of Query, Foyer Gallery, School of Design, University of Leeds
2018 Ghost Weight, Crol & Co, London
2017 Farewells, Rottstr5 Kunsthallen, Bochum, Germany
2014 City of Dreams, Bäckerei Innsbruck, Austria (with Almut Maria Moelk)
2013 Dickens Locations, Charles Dickens Museum, London
2010 Passengers, First Class Lounge London Euston, London
2003 Propaganda? Cafe de Engelbewaarder, Amsterdam
1993 Metropoliten, GlassGo Gallerie, Hamburg

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 
2024 Rise of the Ice Queens, im konsthall, Moskosel, Sweden.
2024 ISEA Everywhen, Styly platform (International Symposium on Electronic Arts), Brisbane, Australia 
2024 IMC24 Juried International Mokuhanga Exhibition, Echizen, Japan2024 
2023 Postcards for Palestine, Clair de Rouen, London
2021 Southwark Park Galleries Open, London
2021 Tree of Life, Electro Studios Project Space, St Leonards on Sea
2021 FORMAT Festival, Covid 19 Responses, Derby
2019 Folds, Lewisham Art Space, London
2019 Object-ivity, Offshoot Art Space, London
2018 The GHost Tide, Thames-Side Gallery, London
2018 No Man’s Land, Solaris Print, St Leonards on Sea
2017 Sea Road, Electro Studios Project Space, St Leonards on Sea
2017 Pick It Up, Horizonte Zingst Fotofestival, Zingst
2016 East Sussex Open, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
2015 DisRuptive at I’Klectik, IKlectik Art Lab, London
2015 Anti Gallery Show, Espacio Gallery, Shoreditch, London
2014 Spur der Steine, Druckwerkstatt Kulturwerk BBK, Berlin
2014 Family Chronicles, Textil Werk Bocholt, Bocholt, Germany
2013 Creekside Open, A.P.T. Gallery, Deptford, London
2012 12-12-12, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield
2011 Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
2011 Re-Sketching Boz, Dickens Museum London
2011 Peckham Open, Peckham Space, London 
2010 The Summer Exhibition SE1, Vitrine Gallery, London 
2010 Silent City, Part One, The Rag Factory, London 
2010 Between Expression and Action, Red Eric Studios, Leeds 
2009 Sheffield Artist Book Prize, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield 
2009 Final Days, Temple Works, Leeds 
2009 Open Art Show, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds 
2009 MA(FA) MFA Degree Show, University of Leeds 
2008 Figurative Art Prize, Boundary Gallery, London 
2005 Spice, ABC No Rio Gallery, New York 
2004 The New Tastemakers, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York 
2001 Here is New York, New York, Zurich, Berlin 
2000 Marianne Brandt Competition, Galerie Rosenkranz, Chemnitz, Germany 
1997 Visage de Hambourg, Palais des Arts Marseille  &
1995 Be4light, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Germany 
1995 Cherchez la Femme, Kunsthaus Hamburg 
1994 Menschenbilder, Kampnagelfabrik Hamburg 
1993 Made in Hamburg 2, Kunsthaus Hamburg

RESIDENCIES
2024 iM konsthall, Northern Sustainable Futures, Lapland, Sweden
2022 Virtual Residency Mozilla Hubs, Agora Digital Art
2020 Yucca Valley Material Lab, Joshua Tree, California/ USA
2018 Fall/ Winter Residency Mac Dowell Colony for the Arts, Peterborough, NH/USA
2010 Residency Druckwerkstatt, Kulturwerk, Berlin
2009 Vijnana Kalavdei Cultural Centre, Aranmula, India
2005 Residency Centre d’Art i Natura, Farrera, Spain

ARTIST TALKS/ CONFERENCES
2024 ISEA Everywhen, Styly platform (International Symposium on Electronic Arts), Brisbane, Australia

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2023 Radiance VR Rise of The Tidal Island Queens, 2023
2022 Radiance VR, Ghost Weight Experience, 2021
2021 Ghost Weight Experience FAD Magazine, Paul Carey Kent
2021 Ghost Weight Experience Press Release, Coleman Project Space (Rebecca Geldard)                             
2021 Article about Pandemia to Pandemia by systemic psychotherapist Liz Day
2018 Ghost Weight by Ignacio Diaz Vazquez
2017 Exhibition catalogue Farewells published by Maiden Publishing
2017 Farewells exhibition Rottstr5 Kunsthallen Bochum Germany, article WAZ
2017 Nid (New in Germany) http://nid-zeitung.de/farewells-rottstr5-kunsthallen
2016 Acme Open Studios 2016, article by Ignacio Diaz Vazquez
2015 Hastings Online Times ‘A Photographic Sense of Place’
2002 Here is New York, a democracy of photographs, Book, Scalo
2001 The Poetry of the Functional, catalogue, Marianne Brandt Competition
2000 Fiction Issue, The New Yorker, June 19/26, 2000
1997 Nachtarbeiter, Visage de Hambourg, catalogue, Palais des Arts, Marseille
1996 Nachtarbeiter, Artgenda Copenhagen, Denmark
1996 Metropoliten, Weiter so, art magazine Hamburg
1996 Metropoliten, Szene Hamburg, 4/1996, p 90
1995 Cherchez la femme, catalogue, Kunsthaus Hamburg
1993 Made in Hamburg 2, catalogue, Kunsthaus Hamburg

COLLECTIONS
The Museum of London
MFAH The Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Charles Dickens Museum, London
Bank Street Arts, Sheffield
Museum for Kunst & Gewerbe, Hamburg
Textil Werk, Bocholt
Private collections