Department of Art: Visiting Artists Series
Date: September 23 2008 Location: Miller 102
Andres approaches her art in a multidisciplinary manner, and has worked in film, photography, sculpture and installation. Andres’ newest body of photographic work, Sparrow Lane, recently premiered at Quality Pictures Contemporary Art in Portland OR, and this on-going series will exhibit at the Robert Mann Gallery in NYC in Oct.
In 2007 her much acclaimed narrative photo series, Stories from a Short Street exhibited at the DNJ Gallery in LA, the Jen Bekman Gallery in NYC, in ‘Girl Machine’ at the Honfluer Gallery in Washington DC, and at her hometown, The Missoula Art Museum. In 2006 she was represented in the Oregon Biennial at the Portland Art Museum and at the Annual National Juried Exhibition at Newspace Center for Photography. Andres’ photo work has been showcased in Elle Magazine, the Portland Modern, on the cover of the Portland Mercury, PDX Magazine, and Art Ltd.-who recently profiled her as one of 15 emerging West Coast artists under the age of 35.
Andres has also collaborated with performer/filmmaker Grace Carter to create the short films Nora, Dandelion and Brave New Girl. Their work has been featured in the 31st Annual NW Film + Video Festival, Best of the Northwest Touring Program, the Portland International Film Festival, the Portland Experimental Film Festival and the Perpetual Art Machine in New York. Andres currently teaches studio art classes at Portland State University and Pacific Northwest College of Art. Andres received an MFA from PSU in 2004.