Represented by Pucker Gallery since 2009
BORN: 1968 in Satu-Mare, Romania
RESIDES: Amherst, Massachusetts and Jackson Heights, New York
Andrea Dezsö is a visual artist who works across a broad range of media including drawing, cut paper, embroidery, sculpture, installation, animation, and large-scale public art. Born and raised in Communist Romania, Dezsö was restricted from traveling, thus took to traveling through her imagination and the world of books. Dezsö has received a BFA in Graphic Design and Typography and an MFA in Visual Communication from the Hungarian University of Design in Budapest. Community Garden, Dezsö’s large-scale public mosaic installed in the New York City subway, was awarded Best American Public Art in 2007. The second project for the subway, a 48-panel stainless steel work, was installed in 2012. Dezsö is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. In the past, she was a faculty member at Parsons School of Design in New York for nearly a decade. She has also taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, City College in New York, the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest, and has lectured and exhibited nationally and internationally.