Andrea G. Artz (b. 1964, Germany) is a visual artist, photographer, and creator of virtual worlds based in London, UK. Trained as a photographer, she studied studio art at Hunter College New York and graduated with an MFA from the University of Leeds.
Recent awards include a commission for Grain Projects, 2020 as a response to Covid 19; an Arts Council England Lottery grant to create the VR installation “Ghost Weight Experience”, 2020; a Mac Dowell Colony Fellowship Award and residency at Peterborough, NH, USA, 2018; as well as an Ecce grant and the DYCP Arts Council grant to start working in virtual reality, 2018.
Recent solo exhibitions at Neuland Projektraum, Bochum, Germany 2021; Coleman Project Space, London, 2021, and Foyer Gallery, School of Design, University of Leeds, 2019; and Rottstr5 Kunsthallen, Bochum, Germany, 2017 Group Exhibition include Format Festival 2021, as well as recent projects at Thameside Gallery, London, 2018, and East Sussex Open 2016, Towner Gallery, Eastbourne.
Gartz’s work is in the collections of the Museum of London, Charles Dickens Museum, MFAH Houston, USA and Museum Kunst & Gewerbe, Hamburg.