Andrea Geyer was born in 1971 in Freiburg, Germany. From 1991 to 1992 she completed basic studies in painting at the Freie Kunstakademie, Stuttgart. From 1992 to 1994 followed studies in photography, film and design at the University of Applied Sciences, Bielefeld. In 1998 she completed her studies at the Hochschule für bildende Künste, Braunschweig. From 1999 to 2000 she participated in the Independent Study Program at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. In 2002 she received the Media Art Award, Art Adapter of the City of Wiesbaden, Germany. This was followed by fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, 2003; the Vera List Center for Arts and Politics, 2006; Art Matters, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, 2007; and the Museum of Modern Arts, 2011-2012. in 2013 she spent a Creative Time Residency in Australia and in 2018 a Robert Rauschenberg Residency on Captiva Island, Florida. From 2004 to 2020, Andrea Geyer was a professor at the Malmö Academy of Art in Sweden. She is Assistant Professor of Fine Arts at Parsons The New School for Design in New York. Andrea Geyer lives and works in New York, USA.