I write essays, make objects, and curate exhibitions that pursue aesthetic ideas in all their frivolity and seriousness, their tenacity, and resonances with distant places and times. I live in Los Angeles.
mfa (2016) university of california-irvine
bfa (2008) the cooper union for the advancement of science and art
Presentations and Panels
Invited Speaker: "Between Us walkthrough with guest curator Andrew McNeely," part of Between Us: Tools, People, and the Environment. Art in the Park (Los Angeles, CA 5/02/2021).
Panelist: “Artist Talk: Erik Moskowitz & Amanda Trager. Panel discussion: Peggy Ahwesh, Jordan Lord, Andrew McNeely, Keith Sanborn and Jessie Stead,” part of PLATFORM. Microscope Gallery (New York City, NY 7/13/2020).
Interviewer: “Q&A: Gabrielle Civil & Andrew McNeely,” part of Acid-Free II Los Angeles Art Book Market. Blum & Poe (Los Angeles, CA 11/03/2019 ).
Introductory Speaker: “Every Struggle is an Ecological Struggle: Towards a Radical Arts Activism,” facilitated by Raina León, part of A NonHuman Horizon. Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (Los Angeles, CA 08/10/2019 – 08/11/2019).
Panelist: “Curating the Nonhuman World: Hugo Hopping, Dorit Cypis, and Andrew McNeely,” part of The Winter Office: Social Territories of a Warming World. The Armory Center for the Arts (Pasadena, CA 07/27/2019).
Moderator: “Parks, Pools, and the People: Nan Rothschild, Marie Warsh, and Kazembe Balagun,” Le Petit Versailles Community Garden (New York City, NY 06/01/2019).