In a public conversation held within his solo exhibition in Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery, Robert Andrade discusses the trajectory of his studio practice in sculpture and installation, among other media, with Chris Mansour, an artist, curator and writer who has a longterm scholarly relationship with Andrade’s work.
Robert Andrade is an artist and educator living and working in his native San Diego. He has exhibited throughout the United States, mounting solo and group exhibitions at venues including the San Diego Art Institute, Helmuth Projects, City Gallery, Southwestern College and many other San Diego exhibition spaces, Noysky Projects in Los Angeles, Brazzos Gallery and Circuit 12 Contemporary in Dallas, Winkleman Gallery and Dumbo Arts Center in New York City, Janus Project in Brooklyn, Hartell Gallery in Ithaca, University of Notre Dame in South Bend and MVSEVM in Chicago, among others. Andrade holds a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a MFA from Cornell University.
Chris Mansour is an independent writer, curator, and designer. Professionally, he is the director at Harper’s Books—a rare bookstore and contemporary art gallery—and leisurely, he redundantly writes, curates, and designs. He splits time between East Hampton and New York.