Andrea Carlson was born in 1979. In 2003 she received her BA from University of Minnesota and her MFA in 2005 from Minneapolis College of Art, both in Minneapolis, MN. Carlson has been the subject of many solo exhibitions, including at The National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY (2009); Plug In Institute for Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba (2014); Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN (2016); and University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI (2022). She has also participated in numerous group exhibitions, including New Skins, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN (2007); SAKAHAN, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON (2013); Art for a New Understanding, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AK (2018); and Oh, Gods of Dust and Rainbows, Front Triennial, Cleveland, OH (2022). Carlson currently lives and works in Chicago, IL.
Bio and website updated as of 2023.