Andrea Packard




Andrea Packard has has shown her paintings, prints, and sculptures in over fifty exhibitions throughout the United States. Her recent solo exhibitions include Composing Nature at the List Gallery, Swarthmore College, Vista and Strata at The Painting Center, New York and The Nature of Collage at The Philadelphia International Airport; an exhibition of her work will take place at Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville Arkansas in February 2017. She is represented in the permanent collections of The Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia; Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville AR, the Mann Center for the Arts, Philadelphia; Arco Inc.; the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia; and numerous private collections. Packard received an M.F.A. from American University (1994), a Certificate from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (1989), and a B.A. from Swarthmore College (1985). She has won numerous awards for her work, including residency fellowships from the Joseph and Anni Albers Foundation, St. Mary’s College, Chester Springs Studio, and the Vermont Studio Center. Previously, she received the American University’s Glassman and Sacknoff Awards; the Pennsylvania Academy’s Cresson Traveling Scholarship; the Rohm and Haas Purchase Prize; and Swarthmore College’s Oak Leaf Award, Flack Achievement Award, and Lockwood Fellowship. Since 1995, Packard has directed the List Gallery, Swarthmore College. She has written numerous essays on diverse artists including Alison Saar, Buzz Spector, Tom Uttech, Rackstraw Downes, Stanley Lewis, and Emmet Gowin. She has also served as an art juror, panelist, curator, lecturer, and instructor at varied institutions including the National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts, New York; the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Dartmouth College, and Oglethorpe University Museum, Atlanta.