Based in Caracas, Venezuela
Andrea Hernandez was born in Florida, United States, and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. After graduating from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello with a degree in Journalism, she worked for El Estímulo, a local web media. Specializing in multimedia publications, one of her pieces merited a grant by the Gabriel García Márquez Foundation in 2017. The same year, she was part of the team given the best news coverage award by the Inter American Press Society and she was decorated with the Golden Scarf by the Foundry Photojournalism Workshop staff in Mexico City. In 2018 she completed the Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism Program at the International Center of Photography in New York, was shortlisted for the Lucie Foundation Emerging Artist Scholarship, participated in the XXXI Eddie Adams Workshop, was selected as a Women Photograph Mentee for the class of 2018-2019 and was given the IWMF Adelante Fellowship. She was recently chosen as one of the 30 Under 30 Women Photographers of 2019 by Artpil and was included in PDN’s 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch list.