Biography

Andrea Geyer is a Boston-based photographer who began taking pictures two and a half years ago during a course taught by Holly Smith Pedlosky at Radcliffe Seminars. Aside from her courses at Radcliffe, Ms. Geyer is self-taught.

Her work has been featured in six exhibits during the past year, including New England Photographers '01 - currently on display at the Danforth Museum of Art through June 17th, Barely There: The Human Nude, and Beauty, juried by Elaine Scarry, The Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and The General Theory of Value, Harvard University.

Prizes this year include: 1st Place: Photojournalism, 2nd Place: Figure, 2nd Place: Portrait and Special Commendation: Digital/New Media, awarded at the Ninth Annual Juried Exhibition, The Arthur Griffin Center for Photographic Art, and Honorable Mention for work exhibited in Red at the Cambridge Art Association, juried by Harry Cooper, Associate Curator of Modern Art, Harvard University Art Museums.

Before turning to photography full time, Ms. Geyer earned a BA in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from Columbia University and an MA in Regional Studies- East Asia from Harvard University, specializing in Chinese language (Mandarin), history and literature. Having lived abroad off and on since she was 10 years old, Andrea Geyer continues to travel frequently. Her work includes documentary studies of India, China, Spain and the Cook Islands.

Please visit her website at www.andreageyerphotography.com to view additional images.