Andrea Burgay is a visual artist from Syracuse, NY, currently living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Her work combines collage, sculpture and found materials to elevate the overlooked and the mundane via transformative physical processes. Through a process of adding and removing layers of handmade and collected materials her work present a physical manifestation of the passage of time, destruction and decay, with a sense of potential renewal.
She has exhibited nationally and internationally including; Unimedia Modern Contemporary Art (Genoa, Italy), Galerie Zurcher (Paris, France), and Retroavangarda Gallery (Warsaw, Poland). Exhibitions in the US include Denise Bibro Gallery, Trestle Gallery and BRIC (all NY), Concord Visual Arts Center (Concord, MA) and Northwest Missouri State University (MI). Awards and residencies, include The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE, The Eileen S Kaminsky Family Foundation at MANA Contemporary in Jersey City, NJ, fellowship and solo exhibition at A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn and Jentel Artist Residency Program, Banner, Wyoming.
Andrea is also founder and editor of Cut Me Up, a participatory collage magazine and curatorial project. Each issue presents a curated selection of original mixed-media artworks, intended for readers to deconstruct, and transform into new artworks.