Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – performance

Andrew Ondrejcak

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – performance
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2020

Andrew Ondrejcak is a unique director whose work is at the intersection of fashion, opera, and film. Born and raised in Mississippi, Ondrejcak studied architecture and painting at Savannah College of Art and Design and, later, playwriting at Brooklyn College. His work with experimental theater led him to a career in art direction and production design in the fashion industry where he became one of New York’s most sought-after talents. In the fashion industry, he works as creative director for runway, exhibitions, and special live events. He is known for meticulously designed, wildly imaginative experiences. His films link art historical objects with contemporary iconography, often putting a queer perspective on a classical form. As an artist, his work has been presented at the Guggenheim Museum (curated by Robert Wilson), The Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels (BOZAR), The Public Theater, BAM Next Wave Festival, Holland Festival (Amsterdam), SCAD Museum of Art (Savannah), deSingel (Antwerp), and Kampnagel (Hamburg). He reperformed the work of Marina Abramovic in The Artist is Present at MoMA. He has been artist-in-residence at the Baryshnikov Arts Center (2013), the Park Avenue Armory (2015-16), Yaddo (2016), Watermill Center (2016, 18) and Thread in Senegal (2017). He was a lecturer at the Museum of Modern Art from 2002 - 2012.

Studios

Adams

Andrew Ondrejcak worked in the Adams studio.

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