Andrea Snyder

Andrea Snyder

    Contact Information

    andreagift@verizon.net

    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

    Recent Works

    Artist's Biography

    Andrea Snyder, BFA, cum laude Tyler School of Art, MFA program NYU with additional studies at Wharton, University of the Arts, and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, is a prize-winning printmaking & mixed media artist who has exhibited in the U.S. and Great Britain. She has taught art classes at University of the Arts, Main Line Arts Center, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia School District,The American School in London and the American International School in Zurich, as well as taught craft marketing at the Crafts Center in MD, the Nova Scotia Designer Craft Council, Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, and the South African & Canadian consulates. In addition, she has done product development & craft marketing in 22 countries in Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America. Currently, her art combines multiple mediums in collaged abstracts on paper, canvas, and Mylar. In addition, she has worked in high shrinkage fibers to create wall sculptures of handmade paper and pounded Kozo fibers, as well as created anecdotal paper clay torsos and games.

    Selected Exhibitions

    Group
    2019
    The Manayunk-Roxborough Art Center Annual Juried Show, Philadelphia, PA

    Tyler School of Art Alumni Educators Exhibit, Philadelphia, PA

    2018
    Paper Awareness 2018 - Unity & Diversity, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

    6th Annual Juried Exhibition, Cerulean Arts, Philadelphia, PA

    2017
    Spotlight on Abstraction, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

    11th Annual Juried Exhibition, Goggleworks Center for Fine Art, Reading, PA

    2016
    Annual Juried Exhibition, Pagus Gallery, Norristown, PA

    Large Format Juried Show, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA

    Paper Awareness, The Cove, Palmyra, NJ

    Absolutely Abstract, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA

    Professional Artists Members Exhibition, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA

    2015
    Professional Artists Members Exhibition, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA

    2014
    Professional Artists Members Exhibition, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA

    Paper Awareness XIV, From the Vat, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA

    2013
    Paper Sojourn, Montgomery County Community College West Campus, Pottstown, PA

    2012
    Muse Gallery Invitational, Muse Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

    Wayne Art Center Juried Members Exhibition, Wayne Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
    Honorable Mention

    2011
    Works of Art on Paper, Markeim Arts Center, Haddonfield, NJ
    Juried Exhibition

    Wayne Art Center Juried Members Exhibition, Wayne Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

    Mainline Art Center Faculty Show, Mainline Art Center, Haverford, PA

    2010
    Paper Awareness, Guild of Papermakers, Perkins Center for the Arts, Collingswood, NJ

    Wayne Art Center Juried Members Exhibition, Wayne Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

    Woodmere Museum 70th Annual Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Museum, Philadelphia, PA

    Mainline Art Center Faculty Show, Mainline Art Center, Haverford, PA

    2009
    Mainline Art Center Faculty Show, Mainline Art Center, Haverford, PA

    2008
    Mainline Art Center Faculty Show, Mainline Art Center, Haverford, PA

    2007
    Lankenau Institute for Medical REsearch Gallery, Wynnewood, PA

    Mainline Art Center Faculty Show, Mainline Art Center, Haverford, PA

    University of the Arts Continuing Education Show, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

    2006
    Works on Paper, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA

    2005
    Works on Paper, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA

    2004
    Living with Art, Mainline Art Center, Haverford, PA

    2003
    Continuing Education Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA

    1982
    Hampstead Artists Council, London, England

    Other
    2018
    Philadelphia Open Studio Tours

    2017
    Grand Prix Gala, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA

    Awards and Honors

    2019
    The Manayunk-Roxborough Art Center Annual Juried Show, Philadelphia, PA, 2019
    3rd Prize

    2016
    Absolutely Abstract, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA, 2016
    3rd Prize

    Wayne Art Center Juried Members Show, Wayne Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
    Great Frame Up Award

    Large Format Juried Show, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA
    3rd Prize

    First Presbyterian Festival of the Arts, First Presbyterian Church, Clarks Summit, PA
    Prize in Graphics

    Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA
    Honorable Mention

    Philadelphia Art Teacher's Annual, Philadelphia, PA
    Association Award in Prints

    Stell Elkins Tyler Scholarship

    PA Board of Education Scholarship

    Professional Experience

    1996 - 2008
    International Product Marketing
    Consulting and workshops in merchandising, marketing, & promoting craft
    Clients Include:
    University of Pennsylvania Museum Shop, Philadelphia, Pa
    University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
    Crafts Center, Silver Spring, MD
    Nova Scotia Designer Crafts Council, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Cape Breton Center for Craft and Design, Nova Scotia, Canada
    ArtNet.Com, NYC, NY
    IMF/World Bank, Washington, D.C.
    Action For Enterprise, Mali, West Africa
    Aid to Artisan, Hartford, CT
    Fundacion Ecolombia, Medellin, Colombia
    Art & Artifact Catalog, Twinsburg, Ohio
    Canadian Government Dept. of Foreign Affairs, Washington, D.C.
    Made in Museum, Rome, Italy

    Juries, Boards

    Year of the American Craft Committee, American Crafts Council

    Beauty Gallery, Newtown Square, PA
    Judge

    Buyers Market of American Crafts
    Judge

    North Dakota Tribal Show
    Judge

    California Gift Show
    Booth Judge

    New York Gift Show
    Booth Judge

    First Nations Project
    Advisory Board

    World Titanium Council
    Council Member

    Professional Affiliations

    InLiquid
    Papermakers Guild
    Surface Design Association
    Friends of Dard Hunter (Papermakers)
    The Print Center
    The University of Pennsylvania Museum
    Philadelphia Museum of Art
    Artists Equity-Delaware Valley

    Commissions

    A Journey to Greece, Hug-Verlag, AG, Zurich, Switzerland

    Painting, William Freedman Gallery

    Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, Director's Office

    Education

    University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
    Continuing Education

    Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA
    Continuing Education

    New School, New York, NY
    Continuing Education

    Wharton School of Business, Philadelphia, PA
    Continuing Education, Evening Marketing Program

    New York University Graduate School of Film and Television, New York, NY
    MFA in Film Direction

    Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
    MFA in Printmaking

    Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
    BFA cum Laude

    Teaching

    Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
    University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
    Mainline Art Center, Haverford, PA
    The American International School, Zurich, Kilchberg, Switzerland
    The American International School, London, United Kingdom
    Allen's Lane Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
    The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
    Olney High School, Philadelphia, PA
    Bartram High School