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Andrea Andersson serves as Founding Director and Chief Curator of Rivers Institute for Contemporary Art & Thought. Previously she worked as The Helis Foundation Chief Curator of Visual Arts at the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans where over the past five years she organized and toured exhibition including Adam Pendleton: Becoming Imperceptible, Rashaad Newsome: Mélange, Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen, Jockum Nordström: Why is Everything A Rag, Sarah Morris: Sawdust & Tinsel, Keith Calhoun & Chandra McCormick: Labor Studies, Zarouhie Abdalian: Production, Hinge Pictures: Eight Women Artists Occupy the Third Dimension, Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires, Meg Turner: Here & Now, and welcomed touring exhibitions from Jacqueline Humphries, Akosua Adoma Owusu, and Senga Nengudi. Together with Siglio Press, she edited artists books with Adam Pendleton and Cecilia Vicuña, as well as the group artists book Hinge Pictures. In 2018, she edited the critical anthology, Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art. Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch, co-edited with Antonio Sergio Bessa, is forthcoming from Yale University Press. She has taught at Barnard College and New York University. She is an alumna of Stanford University (B.A.) and Columbia University (M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D).