• Andrea Wise

    Creative Consultant
    Independent
        
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  • Location: Lawrenceville, NJ
    Nationality: American
    Biography: Andrea Wise is an independent creative consultant working with artists, media outlets, and brands to develop and strategically deploy visual storytelling experiences.  As Co-Founder of Diversify Photo  and National Secretary of the... read on
Biography
Andrea Wise is an independent creative consultant working with artists, media outlets, and brands to develop and strategically deploy visual storytelling experiences. 

As Co-Founder of Diversify Photo and National Secretary of the National Press Photographers Association, she is a vocal advocate for inclusivity in the photography and journalism industries. Her own experimental documentary practice is rooted in challenging representational histories and stereotypes in art and the media.

240-401-3946 | andrea@andreawise.com | www.andreawise.com

EXPERIENCE

Co-Founder, Diversify Photo, 2017 - Present
National Secretary, National Press Photographers Association, 2018 - Present
Board of Directors, National Press Photographers Association, 2017 - 2018
Contributing Photo Editor, Newsweek, 2017
Lead Photo Editor, ViewFind, 2015 - 2016
Project Director, Family. Life, 2014 - 2015
Independent Photojournalist, 2011 - 2013
Multimedia Intern, The Victoria Advocate, 2012
Photo Intern, The Hartford Courant, Hartford, 2012
Assistant, Shana Sureck Photography, 2011-2012
Multimedia Student, The Mountain Workshops, 2011
Intern, Jill Wachter Photography, 2010
Research Assistant, Coffey Consulting LLC, 2009

JUDGING / SPEAKING / TEACHING

2017    Juror, Getty Images Creative Bursary
            Juror, AI-AP, Latin American Fotografía 6
            Photography & Video Coach, Syracuse University, Fall Workshop
            Guest Speaker, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
            Speaker, Northern Short Course
            Portfolio Reviewer, Northern Short Course
2016    Photo Coach, Western Kentucky University, Mountain Workshops
            Juror, SPJ Western Washington, Passion Projects Grant
            Photography & Video Coach, Syracuse University, Fall Workshop
            Portfolio Reviewer, NPPA Northern Short Course
            Production Coach, University of Oregon, Cinematic Journalism Workshop
2015    Guest Speaker, Trinity College
            Photography & Video Coach, Syracuse University, Fall Workshop
    
HONORS

2017    Honorable Mention, Visura Grant for Outstanding Personal Project, “Hysteria”
            New York Portfolio Review
2016    Semi-Finalist, Student Academy Awards, "55 Days"
            Best New App, iTunes, "ViewFind"
            American Web Design Award, Graphic Design USA, "Family. Life."
            1st Place, Mini-Site/Special Section, SSND, "Family. Life."
2013    Bronze, Interpretative Project, 71st CPOY, "RETURNED"
            Eddie Adams Barnstorm XXVI

EDUCATION

M.S. in Photography, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
B.A. with Honors in Studio Arts, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut