born in New York
lives and works in Berlin, Germany

courses in painting and drawing at Cooper Union, New York
BFA School of Visual Arts, New York
MFA Hochschule der Künste Berlin

One-person exhibitions:
museumsakademie berlin
The Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York
Städtisches Museum, Zwickau
Kunstverein Lingen
The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha
Künstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin in collaboration with
Galerie Mittelstraße, Potsdam

Group exhibitions:
Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg
Kunstverein Lingen
Kunst Haus Dresden
Galerie Gebauer, Berlin
museumsakademie berlin
Contemporary Art Center, Moscow
Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen
American Academy in Rome
Franklin Furnace, New York
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
The Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York
Galerie Klaus Fischer, Berlin
Kunstamt Kreuzberg im Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

Artist’s grants:
Stiftung Luftbrückendank
The Berlin Council on the Arts
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York
The Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations, Stuttgart
The Berlin Council on Science, Research, and the Arts
Stiftung Kulturfonds, Berlin
Lingener Kunstpreis

Works in Public Collections:
Landesbank Berlin
Lingener Kunstverein
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
City of Berlin
The Museum of Modern Art/
Franklin Furnace Artist Book Collection
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Whitney Museum of American Art
The Houghton Library at Harvard University,
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Andrea Scrima, Amnesia as a means of staying sane,
in: Children of Berlin, P.S.1, N.Y. 2000
Peter Herbstreuth, The lingering pain of a disappointed
, Tagesspiegel, 10/25/98
Katja Reissner, Narcissistic Dance: the museumsakademie
presents an exhibition by Andrea Scrima
Tagesspiegel, 9/19/98
Friederike Stegemann, Writing in 20th-century American
Art: Cy Twombly, Jenny Holzer, and Andrea Scrima

Masters thesis for the Freie Universität Berlin,
John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
Ursel Schmitz reads texts by Andrea Scrima,
Freie Presse, Zwickau, 7/21/97
Andrea Scrima, Katrin Bettina Müller, Shelf Life —
Stories of the making of art by Andrea Scrima
neue bildende kunst, 1/97, February — March 1997
Katrin Bettina Müller, Stories of the making of art told by
Andrea Scrima;
Tip Magazine, 24/96, 11/96
Stefan Lüddemann, Life as Loss — Lingen shows the new art
prize recipient Andrea Scrima
; Neuer Osnabrücker Zeitung,
No. 269/46, 11/16/96
Katja Reissner, Wistful, yet content — Andrea Scrima, Artist;
Tagesspiegel, 11/17/96
Andrea Scrima, Through the Bullethole; New Observations:
Voyeur's Delight, Issue No. 112, New York 9/96
Stuart Servetar, Andrea Scrima: Shelf Life; Time Out
New York, Issue 50, Sept. 1996
Peter Herbstreuth, Painting as Medium; Kunstforum,
Volume 133, February — April 1996
Andreas Quappe, Layers of paint shining through —
The artist Andrea Scrima in the Galerie Mittelstraße in
; Tagesspiegel, 2/18/95
Nikola Henze, Stuttering towards the precision of an idea;
Potsdamer Morgenpost, 2/15/95
Thomas Wulffen, Images in Words; in the catalogue to the
exhibition Painting as Medium, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein,
November 1995
Katrin Bettina Müller and Andrea Scrima,
Artists and Art Critics; Alltag, Elefantenpress, Berlin,
Volume 66, December 1994

A Lesser Day
Published June 2010 by Spuyten Duyvil Press,
Brooklyn, New York.

2007  Hackney Literary Award
2010  Second Place Win, Glimmer Train Fiction Open