Andréa Stanislav's creative research and visual arts practice is split between
Bloomington, IN, New York City and St. Petersburg, RU. Her hybrid practice spans sculpture, multimedia installation, and public art. She received an MFA from Alfred University, New York and a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Stanislav's recent creative research focuses on culture production during Leningrad Blockade with her current multimedia project - Radio Leningrad. She also has an ongoing body of multi-media artwork focusing on the design aesthetics and role of women in the Soviet and Russian Space Program. She is an active participant in the St. Petersburg and Moscow arts communities, including official memberships and affiliations with Art-Centre Pushkinskaya-10, St. Petersburg; the Kuryokhin Center for Modern Art, St. Petersburg; and the Museum of Cosmonautics, Moscow, where Stanislav has ongoing collaborations and projects.
Her work has been exhibited internationally at museums, contemporary art centers, galleries, biennials, site-specific public locations, and art fairs. Recent solo exhibitions and projects include The Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, USA; Ca'D'Oro Gallery, New York City, USA; Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY, USA; Bruno David Gallery, Saint Louis, USA. Other solo exhibitions and projects include: Art-Centre Pushkinskaya-10, St. Petersburg, RU; The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, USA, Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, USA; 21c Contemporary Art Museum, Louisville, USA; The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London, UK; Aron Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, USA; thisisnotashop, Dublin, Ireland; The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha,USA; and the Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA. Stanislav’s work has also has been featured and exhibited at: CYLAND, St. Petersburg, RU; Kuryokhin Center for Modern Art, St. Petersburg, RU; Museum of Non-Conformist Art, St. Petersburg, RU; Smack Mellon, New York City, USA; The 2018 Art Ii Biennial, Ii Finland; The Museum of the Defense and Siege of Leningrad, St. Petersburg, RU; The 5th Moscow Biennial, Moscow, RU; 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 City, USA; Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, USA; The Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, USA; Plains Art Museum, Fargo, USA; The John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, USA; Kentucky Museum of Arts and Craft, Louisville, USA; Dumbo Arts Center, New York City, USA; Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland; Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, New York City, USA; Melissa Morgan Gallery, Palm Desert, CA, USA; Garis and Hahn Gallery, New York City, USA; House of the Nobleman, New York City, USA; and K35 Gallery, Moscow, RU.
Andréa has been the recipient of numerous awards and grants including the 2019 National Center Contemporary Art (NCCA) Northwest Residency, St. Petersburg, RU; the 2015/2016 Freund Fellowship, Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts, Washington University, St. Louis and the St. Louis Art Museum; the 2015 Target Studio Artist in Resident, Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, USA; the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council 2012 Swing Space Artist Residency, New York City, USA; the 2010/2011 McKnight Artists Fellowship for Visual Arts, Minneapolis, USA; Socrates Sculpture Park 2009 Jerome Emerging Artist Fellowship, New York City, USA.
Andréa Stanislav is an Associate Professor and in 2018 she joined Indiana University as the Area Coordinator - Sculpture in the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design; and as Affiliate Faculty with the Russian & Eastern European Institute at Indiana University Bloomington.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazzette article: "Andrea Stanislav is Mattress Factory artist in residence — thanks to COVID-19"