Andrea Carlson (Ojibwe, b. 1979) is a visual artist and writer who currently lives in Potawatomi land (Zhegagoynak/Chicago). Through painting and drawing, Carlson often draws objects and landscapes that cannot be possessed. Her current research activities include museum studies and cultural assimilation metaphors in film. Her work has been acquired by institutions such as the Walker Art Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and the National Gallery of Canada. Carlson has received fellowships from the Joan Mitchell Foundation (2017), Chicago Artadia Award (2021), and is a recent USA Artists fellow (2022).
- Long Weekend (2011) 44"x60", mixed media on paper.
- Cannibal Holocaust (2008) 44"x60", graphite, Prismacolor pencil, Ink & other media on paper.
- Apocalypse Domani (2010) 44"x60", oil, gouache, graphite, Prismacolor & ink on paper.
- Exit (2019) 34” x 47”, 20-layer screen print with Highpoint Editions, Minneapolis, MN.
- Anti-Retro (2018) 34” x 47”, 20-layer screen print with Highpoint Editions, Minneapolis, MN.
- Sunshine on a Cannibal (2015) 4’x15’, acrylic, ink, oil, gauche, watercolor, colored pencil, marker and graphite on paper.
- Ink Babel (2013-2015) 10’x14’, ink and oil on paper.
- The Tempest (2008) 8’x10’, each, acrylic, ink, oil, gauche, watercolor, colored pencil, marker and graphite on paper.