Andrea Carlson

Andrea Carlson (b. 1979) is a visual artist with a studio practice in Grand Marais, Minnesota and Chicago, Illinois. Through painting and drawing, Carlson cites entangled cultural narratives and colonial institutional authority relating to objects based on possession and display. Current research activities include land narratives, decolonization and assimilation metaphors in film. Her work has been acquired by institutions such as the Denver Art Museum, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and the National Gallery of Canada. Carlson received a was a 2017 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors grant, a 2021 Chicago Artadia Award, and a 2022 United States Artists Fellowship.

Image courtesy of Andrea Carlson

Past Works

Ink Babel, 2014

Red Exit, 2021

Never-Ending Monument, 2022