Andrea Wise

Andrea Wise (b. 1989, USA)


M.S. in Photography, Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse, New York, 2015
B.A. with Honors in Studio Arts, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 2011


Co-Founder & Creative Director, Lua Pictures, Greater New York City Area, 2015 - Present
Lead Photo Editor, ViewFind, San Francisco, California, 2015 - 2016
Project Director, Family. Life., Syracuse, New York, 2014 - 2015
Editor, 55 Days, Syracuse, New York, 2014 - 2016
The Kalish Visual Editing Workshop, Muncie, Indiana, 2014
Multimedia Student, The Fall Workshop, Syracuse, New York, 2013
Independent Photojournalist, Hartford, Connecticut, 2011 - 2013
Multimedia Intern, The Victoria Advocate, Victoria, Texas, 2012
Photo Intern, The Hartford Courant, Hartford, Connecticut, 2012
Multimedia Student, Mountain Workshops, Somerset, Kentucky,  2011
Assistant, Shana Sureck Photography, Northampton, Massachusetts, 2011-2012
Intern, Jill Wachter Photography, New York, New York, 2010
Research Assistant, Coffey Consulting LLC, Bethesda, Maryland, 2009


2017, National Press Photographers Association, Northern Short Course
2016, Western Kentucky University, Mountain Workshops
2016, Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Fall Workshop
2016, University of Oregon, Story Arc Cinematic Journalism Workshop
2015, Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Fall Workshop


2016, Semi-Finalist, Student Academy Awards, "55 Days"
2016, Best New App, ITunes, "ViewFind"
2016, American Web Design Award, Graphic Design USA, "Family. Life."
2016, 1st Place, Mini-Site/Special Section, Student Society for News Design, "Family. Life."
2013, Selected for Eddie Adams Barnstorm XXVI
2013, Bronze, Interpretative Project, 71st College Photographer of the Year, "RETURNED"
2012, 1st Place General News, National Press Photographers Association, Monthly Clip Contest, "There She Is"
2011, Presidents Fellow for Studio Arts, Trinity College
2010, The Friends of Art Award for Outstanding Achievement in Studio Arts, Trinity College
2009, The Ethical Leadership Award, Trinity College


The New York Times, Hartford Courant, Ebony Magazine, WIRED Playbook, Hartford Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Orlando Sentinel, The University of Hartford, Baltimore Sun, San Diego Union-Tribune, Daily Kos, Victoria Advocate, The Connecticut Mirror, Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery County Maryland 


2017, National Press Photographers Association, Northern Short Course, "Playing God in Post" by Andrea Wise

2016, Alexia Foundation, "Family. Life. Project Wins Multiple Awards"

2016, The Photo Brigade, "Strategies for Sensitive Visual Storytelling" panel with Ruddy Roye, Dorie Hagler, Michael Santiago, Jonah Markowitz

2016, Western Kentucky University, Mountain Workshops, "You Do You: Charting Your Course in Photojournalism and Beyond" by Andrea Wise

2016, Look3 Festival of the Photograph, "Evening Projections: MediaStorm at IX Art Park"

2016, Adorama, "Women Photographers: A Panel Discussion" with Joanne Dugan, Andrea Wise, Amy Arbus, Lauren Welles, and Radhika Chalasani

2016, The Photo Brigade, "Starting a Thriving Photography Business" panel with Drew Gurian, Keziban Barry, Thomas Shim

2016, Around the Lens Podcast, Episode 21 with Brian Storm and Andrea Wise

2015, University of Oxford, Faculty of Law, Border Criminologies, "RETURNED: Portraits of People Deported to Brava, Cape Verde" by Andrea Wise

2015, The New York Times, LENS, "A Global Look at Family and Life" by Evelyn Nieves

2015, Pixel Magazine, "What Does Your Family Look Like" by Emily von Hoffman

2015, University of Oslo, Department of Social Anthropology, "The Wretched Face of Forced Immobility" by Heike Drotbohm

2015, Photo District News EDU, "A Family of Schools" by Jill Waterman and Alexandra Mankas

2014, Prison Photography, "10 Photography Projects on Prisons (Some U.S., Some Abroad) Recently Added to the Web" by Pete Brook

2013, The Hartford Courant, Eye Contact, "Good Vibrations" by Mark Mirko