Andrea Wollensak


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Connecticut College, Department of Studio Art, Assistant Professor

Past or Other Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Leipzig University (Universität Leipzig)
  • Academy of Film in Potsdam-Babelsberg

ISEA Bio(s) Available:


  • ISEA2020

    Andrea Wollensak is an artist and educator and Professor of Art at Connecticut College (USA) where she serves as Director of the Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology. Her work spans media from traditional and digital fabrication, to generative-interactive systems and includes collaborations with computer scientists, musicians, poets, and scientists. Themes in her work explore place-based narratives on environment and community. Wollensak has exhibited internationally, most notably at the Göteborg International Biennial, Nova Scotia Art Gallery, Brno Design Biennial Moravian Gallery, Brown University’s Granoff Center Gallery, and the Burchfield Penney Arts Center in Buffalo. Selected awarded grants and residencies include the Rockefeller Center in Bellagio, Italy, the International Artist Studio Program in Sweden, the National Science Foundation, Banff Centre for the Arts, and the Mellon Foundation. She has presented her work at numerous conferences including ISEA, SIGGRAPH, Generative Art Conference, SEAMUS, CAiiA, CAA, among others.

    ISEA1997

    Andrea Wollensak, USA, is an artist, assistant professor of studio art and fellow at the Center for Arts and Technology at Connecticut College. Wollensak received her MFA from Yale University School of Art in 1990. She recently completed an artist residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada where she investigated mappings with global positioning systems (GPS). She continues to map a variety of sites in Mexico, Canada and the United States making visible the architecture of place and information. Wollensak has partic­ipated in a Fulbright Grant to the Czech Republic, presented papers in the Design Biennale in Brno, Czech Republic 1995; ISEA95, ISEA96; The National Centre for the Arts, Multi-Media Center in Mexico City 1997; and College Art Association 1996. Her work has been exhibited in Osaka, Japan; Berlin, Germany; Banff and Montreal, Canada; New York, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

    ISEA1995

    Andrea Wollensak was lecturer on the subject of Russian cinema. She was a Lecturer at the University of Leipzig and the Academy of Film in Potsdam-Babelsberg, and has contributed to various publications and projects on media, film and art. She was director and co-founder of the Center for Interactive Media (ZIM) in Cologne. All of the participants are practicing graphic designers primarily working in print media, and now exploring multimedia and electronic forms of designed information.


Last Known Location:


  • Connecticut, United States of America

Previous Location(s):


  • DE


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