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