ANDREA COLLINS  |  Solo/Collab | Social Practice | Poetry
ARTIST PROFILE
VISUAL/PERFORMING ARTS

2015
PeaceKiss Harrisonburg, Spitzer Art Center, Harrisonburg, VA
Co-curator, Peace edition of Slag Mag, Harrisonburg, VA
Imagining, Ralph Sampson Park, Harrisonburg, VA

2014
Group OFAR Performance, Radical Philosophy Association Meeting, Stony Brook, NY
PeaceKiss, installation/social sculpture, Old Furnace Social Justice Artist Residency, Harrisonburg, VA
Participant, Collective Action for Safe Spaces Performance Against Street Harassment, 5x5 project Nonuments, Washington, DC
Free Pussy Riot Re-enactment, video, 25 hours for 25 Years, DC Arts Center, Washington, DC

2012
Punks in the Sanctuary/Free Pussy Riot!, video, social sculpture, public actions, DJ performance, writing, Artomatic, Russian Embassy, Dissonance Radio, Washington, DC
Member, Corps de Ballet, Quis Custodiet, Bettmann Dances, Woolly Mammoth Theater, Washington, DC

2011
The Cypher is Present, Capitol Skyline Hotel, Washington, DC
put something in your mouth, w/ Rogelio Maxwell, Gail Hansen, Katzen Arts Center, Catalyst: 35 Years of WPA, Curator: J.W. Mahoney, Washington DC

2010
PeaceKiss, Installation/social sculpture, Amnesty International Human Rights Art Festival, Curator: Tom Block, Silver Springs, MD
Public Altar, Ofrenda, Art for the Dead, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

2009
Lay Down and Close Your Eyes for Peace, installation/social sculpture, Artomatic, Washington, DC
The Making of Abu Grab Barbi, video, ArtHouse1, Washington Film Institute/Art Outlet, Washington, DC
The World is Not Doing Well: Put Something in It, social sculpture, FLUX, JazziRock Studio, Arlington, VA
PeaceKiss, installation/social sculpture, Pink Line Project, Curator, Philippa Hughes, Washington, DC
PeaceKiss, social sculpture, US National Mall, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Washington, DC
Thin Boundaries, group performance/installation, Picasso Frame Gallery, Washington, DC
Public Altar, Ofrenda: Art for the Dead, social sculpture, Art Outlet, Washington, DC
Tableau, scripts/group performance, Picasso Frame Gallery, Washington, DC

2008
Ofrenda: Art for the Dead, public altar, Art Outlet, Washington, DC
You Want to be a Peace Dove, installation, social sculpture, Artomatic, Crystal City, VA
From Babe to Booyah, Art House I, video, Art Outlet/Washington Film Institute, Washington, DC

2007
Masks, Public Altar, Ofrenda: Art for the Dead, Art Outlet, Arlington, VA
PeaceKiss, installation, social sculpture, Artomatic, Washington, DC

2004
Is that Your Hand Sticking Out from the Cage? installation, social sculpture, sculpture, Artomatic, Washington, DC

WRITING
DC Readings: The Black Cat, Miller Cabin Poetry Series, Café Muse, Artomatic, Iota Café

Publications
Poetry: Agni, Blackwater Review, College English, Feminist Studies, 5AM, Nimrod, Northeast Review, Scrivner, Sing Heavenly Muse, Southern Review and other literary periodicals 1995 - 2002. Anthologized in Atomic Ghost: Poets Respond to the Nuclear Age (Coffee House Press, 1995).
Interview: Andras Simonyi, former Hungarian Ambassador to the US, published in Rock and Roll and Nationalism
Co-editor: Rock and Roll and Nationalism: A Multinational Perspective (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2005),
Co-editor: Female Quixotism (Oxford University Press, 1992)

EDUCATION
Pennsylvania State U, M.F.A., Poetry, Katey Lehman Fellow, State College, PA
Old Dominion U, M.A., English/Women Studies, Norfolk, VA