Gretchen Andrew

Born in Los Angeles, United States, 1988

Lives and works in Los Angeles



B.S. in Information Systems, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, 2010

Intuit, software engineer, 2006 - 2009

Google, people technology manager, 2010 - 2012

Billy Childish Studio Apprenticeship,  2013 - 2017



2019     NOT NOT THE TURNER PRIZE, Chelsea Cookhouse, London, United Kingdom

             Whitney Biennial 2019...Vision Board, LACDA, Los Angeles, CA

2018     Roughly Translated As: Ubuntu, A4 Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

2017     Internet Imperialism: Bow, NH, 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, CA

             HOW TO HOW TO HOW TO draw,

2016     Interior, Whitcher Projects, Inglewood, CA

             HOW TO HOW TO HOW TO, Arebyte Gallery, London, United Kingdom

             Crossed Lines, Ace Hotel, London, United Kingdom

2015     Virtual Reality, De Re Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

             Pigment As Pixel, Hoxton Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2014     Painting As Interface, The White Building, London United Kingdom



2018 Search Engine Art, V&A Museum, London, United Kingdom (book)

2018 Mozfest Open Web, Mozilla Foundation, London, United Kingdom 

2014 Digital Futures, V&A Museum, London, United Kingdom

2013 De Re Gallery, Los Angeles, CA




Wikimania, Cape Town, South Africa

Lux Gallery, London, United Kingdom

The British Computer Society, London, United Kingdom


Emmanuel College at Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom

The Photographer’s Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Vivid Projects, Birmingham, United Kingdom


The London Film School, London, United Kingdom

The International Conference on the GIF, Bologna, Italy


Digital Utopias, The British Arts Council, Hull, United Kingdom

The British Computer Society, London, United Kingdom


The British Film Institute, London, United Kingdom



2015 The Delfina Foundation, London, United Kingdom

2016 Ace & Tate, London United Kingdom




Catherine Womack. “This Artist Is Tricking the Internet into Making Her Dreams Comes True.”  LA Magazine, May 15, 2019



Catherine Womack. “Hack the Frieze Los Angeles art fair? This painter says she's done it.” LA Times, February 14, 2019



Matt Stromberg. “A Net Artist Takes Over the Google Image Search of “Frieze Los Angeles.” HyperAllergic, February 13, 2019 < >


Liz Ohanesian. “I’m taking a power gap and closing it with an information gap.” We Present, July 2019



Gunseli Yalcinkaya. “The artist who trolled Google into making her win the Turner Prize.” Dazed, September 27, 2019



Caroline Goldstein, “How One ‘Search Engine Artist’ Hacked Her Paintings Into Frieze Los Angeles’s Google Results.” ArtNet, February 12, 2019

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Gareth Harris. “Pioneer of Virtual Reality Art.” Financial Times, September 21, 2016. <>


Liz Ohanesian. “At This Gallery Show, the Art Isn't on the Walls — It's in Virtual Reality.” LA Weekly, February 11, 2015. <>


Amira, Dhalla. “This Artist’s Paintings Are Making the Internet More Open and Equal.” The Mozilla Foundation, May 21, 2018. < >


Neal, Stimler. “Making New Art Inspired by the Met's Collections with Google Glass.’ The Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 6, 2014. < >

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