Andrea Sanders was born in New York and grew up in the suburbs of New York City. After graduating from The University of Virginia in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts in both Fine Art and English Literature, she was accepted to the Vermont Studio Center where she spent time making mixed media work before returning to New York. In 1996 she received her Masters in Fine Art from the Photography & Related Media Department at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, culminating in an exhibition of photographic mixed media works at the Visual Arts Gallery in Soho. She was accepted to the Bronx Museum’s Artists in the Marketplace seminar program, resulting in a 1997 museum exhibition, and since then has exhibited in group shows in and around the New York City area. In September of 2007 she had her first solo show at Messineo Art Project / Wyman Contemporary. Andrea’s work deals with the psychology of home and space and along with photographs, it has at times incorporated a variety of medium including, metal, glass and natural materials. Her current body of work is comprised of digital photographic images. Her studio is located in Brooklyn, where she also continues to reside.