Since 2018, Andréa Stanislav has been an associate professor of sculpture at the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design, and is an affiliate faculty member of the Robert F. Byrnes Russian and Eastern European Institute at IU Bloomington. She is an internationally, regarded contemporary artist based in Bloomington, Indiana, and New York City whose hybrid practice spans sculpture, immersive multimedia installation, video and public art.
Stanislav’s artwork has been exhibited internationally and nationally at museums, contemporary art centers, galleries, biennials, art fairs and video festivals. She has received numerous awards and grants, including a 2023 IU Faculty Exchange Award with Jagiellonian University Kraków, Poland; a 2023 and 2022 NART Residency Award Narva, Estonia; 2021 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant, NYC; and 2021 Museum of Non-Conformist Art Artist Residency, St. Petersburg, Russia.
She has worked with internationally known composers on her projects, including Feodor Begemot Lavrov (Floor is Lava, Russia) and Konstantin Stukov (Mariinsky Theater Orchestra, St. Petersburg, Russia), as well as renowned musicians such as rock drummer Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp, Smashing Pumpkins, Jon Bon Jovi) and the Bolshoi Orchestra Brass Section, Bolshoi Ballet and Opera Theater in Moscow, Russia). Choreographers and dance troops include internationally regarded Zeljko Jergan with the Tamburitzans, Pittsburgh; Catalyst Dance Group, Minneapolis; Vitaly Kim with Theater of the Earth, and Work Stage Dance Company, St. Petersburg, Russia; and Leah Schrager, New York City.
Areas of Expertise
Contemporary arts, installation art, sculpture, public art, film and video art, Russian and Soviet arts and culture (1900 to present), Russian and Ukrainian art, Russian Cosmism, Siege of Leningrad.