Andrea Joyce Heimer is a multi-disciplinary artist working in traditional mediums, video, and photography. Andrea’s internationally exhibited painting and drawing practice investigates the subject of loneliness—largely informed by autobiographical stories such as her own adoption—in order to examine how humans experience feeling alone. Her work has been covered in outlets including Art in America, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The New Yorker, New American Paintings, and Huffington Post. She received an MFA from the New Hampshire Institute of Art. Andrea was a 2019 recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grants, a 2019 Betty Bowen Award finalist, and a 2018 Neddy Award finalist in painting, a 2015 recipient of the 5790projects Award, and a 2013 Neddy Award finalist in painting. She is represented by Nino Mier Gallery (Los Angeles) and Half Gallery(New York). Her work has been included in international shows at Almine Rech (Paris),Pinakotheke der Moderne (Munich) and Nino Mier (Brussels). In 2017, she was one of 55 artists selected to participate in the 15th Istanbul Biennial. She is currently pursuing doctoral studies on alternative pedagogies in post-secondary art education.