- MFA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Photography
- BA, Georgetown University. Government/International Relations
Computer Art, Photography, Mixed Media Installation
Andrea Shaker is a professor of art at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University. She earned her BA from Georgetown University and her Master of Fine Arts from the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign. She studied Arabic at the American University in Cairo and French at l'Université de Fribourg. Her photographic artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including solo and group shows in Minneapolis, Chicago, New York, and Glasgow. Her film work has screened at the Walker Art Center and the Twin Cities Arab Festival, has been aired on Twin Cities Public Television and is part of the Ruben/Benston Moving Image collection at the Walker Art Center.