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Andrea G. Snyder

Andrea Snyder, BFA, cum laude Tyler School of Art, MFA program NYU with additional studies at Wharton, University of the Arts, and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, is a prize-winning printmaking & mixed media artist who has exhibited in the U.S. and Great Britain. She has taught art in public and private schools, universities, and art centers in the USA, England, and Switzerland. Andrea has been a consultant in crafts marketing & merchandising in the USA, Canada, Namibia, Bangladesh, and Mali. She, also has done product development and craft marketing in 22 countries in Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America.

Currently, her art combines multiple mediums in collaged abstracts on paper, canvas, and Mylar. In addition, she has worked in high shrinkage fibers to create wall sculptures & hangings of handmade paper and mixed media, as well as, created anecdotal paper & clay torsos and games.


Selected Exhibitions
  • Amsterdam Whitney Gallery "Chelsea Connoisseurs" Juried Exhibit NYC, NY 2023
  • “Not Just: A World Collage Day Exhibit” Maude Kearns Art Ctr, Eugene, OR 2023
  • Art San Diego “2022 Worldwide Art Booth
  • Cerulean Arts 8th Annual’ Juror Sarah McEneaney, Phila, PA 2020
  • Artists Equity Spring Exhibition -two 2nd prizes 2020
  • Main Line Art Center Professional Member’s’ Exhibit 2020
  • The Manayunk-Roxborough Art Center Annual Juried Show 2019 3rd Prize
  • Tyler School of Art Alumni Educators Exhibit 2019, Phila.PA
  • Abington Art Center “Paper Awareness “2018- Unity & Diversity, PA
  • Cerulean Arts 6th Annual Juried Exhibit. 2018 Phila.PA
  • Woodmere Art Museum: “Spotlight on Abstraction” Juried 2017 Phila.PA
  • Goggleworks,11th Annual Juried Exhibit 2017 Reading, PA Juror Lisa Tremper Hanover
  • Pagus Gallery Annual Juried Exhibit' 2016
  • Large Format Juried Show, Philadelphia. Sketch Club 2016 Phila.PA
  • Paper Awareness at The Cove'16 Palmyra, NJ
  • Phila. Sketch Club, “Absolutely Abstract” 2016 3rd Prize Phila.PA
  • Main Line Art Center Professional Artists Members Exhibitions 2014 -2016
  • Paper Awareness XIV, From the Vat” 2014, MCCC
  • Muse Gallery Invitational -2012 Phila.PA
  • Wayne Art Center Juried Members 2012 Honorable Mention
  • Works of Art on Paper -Markeim Art Center Juried 2011
  • Wayne Art Center Juried Members Show 2010, 2011, Wayne, PA
  • Guild of Papermakers “Paper Awareness” Perkins Center for the Arts 2010
  • Woodmere Museum 70th Annual Juried Exhibition 2010 Phila.PA
  • Lankenau Institute for Medical Research Gallery 2007 Wynnewood, PA
  • Philadelphia Sketch Club Juried “Works on Paper“ 2005, 2006 Phila., PA
  • Mainline Center for the Arts- Faculty Show 2007-2011. Haverford, PA
  • University of the Arts Continuing Ed Show 2007 Phila.PA
  • Mainline Center Art Center “Living with Art” 2004, Haverford, PA
  • Hampstead Artists Council, London England 1985
Awards & Honors
  • Artists Equity - 2 2nd Prizes 2020
  • The Manayunk-Roxborough Art Center Annual Juried Show 2019 3rd Prize
  • Phila. Sketch Club, “Absolutely Abstract” 2016 3rd Prize Phila.PA
  • Wayne Art Center-Juried Members Show –Great-Frame Up Award
  • Large Format Juried Show, Philadelphia Sketch Club – 3rd Prize
  • First Presbyterian Festival of the Arts- Prize in Graphics
  • Cheltenham Center for the Arts- Honorable Mention
  • Philadelphia Art Teacher’s Annual-Association Award in Prints
  • Stella Elkins Tyler Scholarship.
  • PA Board of Education Scholarship
Commissions, etc.
  • Hug-Verlag, AG, Zurich, Switzerland, Wall Mural, A Journey to Greece
  • William Freedman Gallery, Painting,
  • Lankenau Institute for Medical Research-Director’s Office
Professional Experience

International Product Marketing 1996 –2008
Consulting and workshops in merchandising, marketing, & promoting crafts
Clients Include:

  • University of Pennsylvania Museum Shop, Philadelphia, Pa
  • University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
  • Crafts Center, Silver Spring, MD
  • Nova Scotia Designer Crafts Council,
  • Cape Breton Center for Craft and Design
  • ArtNet.Com, NYC, NY
  • IMF/World Bank, Washington, D.C
  • Action For Enterprise, Mali, West Africa
  • Aid to Artisan, Hartford, CT
  • Fundación Ecolombia, Medellin, Colombia
  • Art & Artifact Catalog, Twinsburg, Ohio
  • Canadian Government Dept. of Foreign Affairs, Washington, D.C.
  • Made in Museum, Rome, Italy
Art Teaching
  • Woodmere Art Museum
  • University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
  • Mainline Center for the Arts, Haverford, PA
  • The American International School in Zurich, Kilchberg, Switzerland
  • The American International School in London, London England
  • Allen’s Lane Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
  • Olney & Bartram High Schools, Phila, PA
  • Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, MFA Program in Printmaking
  • Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, BFA cum Laude
Continuing Education
  • University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA,
  • New School, New York, NY
  • Wharton School of Business, Philadelphia, PA, Evening Marketing Program,
  • NYU Graduate School of Film &Television, MFA Program in Film Direction
Juries, Boards
  • Year of the American Craft Committee, American Crafts Council
  • Judge Beauty Gallery, Newtown Square, PA
  • Judge -Buyers’ Market of American Crafts.
  • Judge- North Dakota Tribal Show
  • Booth Judge -California and New York Gift Shows
  • Advisory Board of First Nations Project
  • World Titanium Council
Professional Affiliations

Papermakers Guild
Surface Design Association
Friends of Dard Hunter (Papermakers)
The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA
The University of Pennsylvania Museum
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Artists Equity-Delaware Valley- Board Member