Andrea Low – Aotearoa / New Zealand
Andrea Low is an Auckland based artist who works in the fields of installation, photography, moving image, design and sculpture.
Andrea has a Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) from Elam School of Fine Arts, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in English, both from The University of Auckland. Her work as a visual artist is represented in public and private collections and includes projects for public spaces, such as the Otahuhu Youth & Recreation Sculpture Commission, Hopetoun Street Entrance Sculpture Wall, and Ponsonby Road Gates in Auckland. Alongside artist Dr Graham Fletcher, Andrea co-curated an installation for The University of Auckland Library titled Auratica Fantastica that brought together the work of over eighty contemporary artists in 2011.
She has been a lecturer at Elam School of Fine Arts, and is currently a PhD candidate in Ethnomusicology researching early twentieth century popular Hawaiian music, including its transmission to Australasia, Indonesia and India in the period between 1910-1930.
Andrea is of Hawaiian and Fijian heritage with connections to Samoa, Tabuaeran, Tongareva, and the Cook Islands.