Andrea Myers is an Assistant Professor of Sculpture and Expanded Media at Kent State University at Stark. She received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in 2001 and her Masters of Fine Arts in Fiber and Material Studies in 2006 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Her artistic practice explores the space between two and three dimensionality, hybridizing painting, sculpture and fiber arts. Andrea served as the Barstow Visiting Artist in 2007 at Central Michigan University. She has participated in residencies at Ox-Bow in Saugatuck, MI, A Studio in the Woods, a program of Tulane University in New Orleans and Fortress Man Textile Symposium in Daugavpils, Latvia.
Andrea was one of five 2011 Efroymson Fellowship recipients and has also been awarded artist’s grants from the City of Chicago and the Greater Columbus Arts Council. Her work has been exhibited widely, including the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Toledo Museum of Art and the Columbus Museum of Art. She is currently represented by Circuit 12 Contemporary Gallery in Dallas, TX and Hammond Harkins Gallery in Columbus, OH.