Born in Bremen, Germany. Lives and works in Edinburgh since 1996.
1986-93 Visual Art/Sculpture. Hochschule fuer Kunst und Design Hannover with Prof.Hellinger and Dietrich Klakow.
1978-81 Certified Screen Printer. Guild Apprenticeship in Bremen, Germany.

Solo Exhibitions

2023 – hinauswachsen/ fertile ground at Gerhard Marcks Haus.
2022 – How to speak Bird – Andrea Geile. 201 Art Gallery, Strathkinness CommunityTrust.
2021 – Wonder Wander – Andrea Geile. Scottish Ornithologist Club, Aberlady.
2017 – ByLeavesWeLive. ArtWalk performance. Fruitmarket Gallery and Engage Scotland.
2017 – Energised Landscape Slow Marathon. ArtWalk performance with Deveron Projects.
2015 – This is your Land. ArtWalk performance with Deveron Projects, Edinburgh Art Festival.
2013 – Fallow Ground – Andrea Geile. The Briggait, Glasgow.
2011 – Subterranea – Andrea Geile. New Town Promenade Exhibition, Edinburgh.
2010 – Andrea Geile. Vancouver Arts Centre. Albany, Western Australia.
2010 – Andrea Geile. RHS Chelsea Flower Show, London.
2009 – Andrea Geile. Invited Artist. RHS Flower Show Tatton Park, Manchester.
2008 – Andrea Geile. The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh.
2004 – Blossoms – Andrea Geile. Exhibition in the garden of The Hill House NTS, Helensburgh.
1995 – Eisen – Andrea Geile. Gallerie Baku. Hanover, Germany.

Commissions (selected)

Since 1994 – More than 15 Public Art Commissions and numerous private art commissions.
2018 – New public art and engagement project in Gilmerton, Edinburgh. Commissioned by Sustrans Scotland.
2017 – ByLeavesWeLive. ArtWalking event in collaboration with Fruitmarket Gallery and Engage Scotland.
2017 – Klorofyllans Flykt. Public art commission and symposium. Fridhems Musik College. Svaloev, Sweden.
2016-17 – Leaf Clouds. Culzean Castle. Public Art Commission. The National Trust for Scotland, PurcellUK.
2016-17 – Energised Landscape project and Slow Marathon. Public Art Commission and walking project with Deveron Projects.
2015 – This is your Land. Public Art Commission. Participatory art walking event with Deveron Projects during EAF.
2015 – The Chlorophylls. Public Art Commission. Lettermore Forest, Isle of Mull. Curated by Comar/An Tobar.
2014 – Tree Tags. Public Art Commission in Pilrig Park, Edinburgh. Funded by Kew Gardens and Grow Wild UK.
2014 – Planning phase for Public Art Commission in Sculpture Courtyard at Sculpture Museum in Germany.
2013 – Pylon. Public Art Commission as part of the Archivist Project. Environmental Arts Festival Scotland.
2013 – Shortlisted for Public Art Commission in the London Docklands.
2012 – Sub species cellulae. Public Art Commission. Centre for Regenerative Medicine SCRM, Little France.
2011 – Shortlisted for Sir Patrick Geddes Memorial. Public Art Commission for the Royal Mile, Edinburgh.
2011 – The Impermanence of Scattered Leaves. Private Art Commission. Glendoick Estate, Perthshire.
2010 – Invited Artist. Public Art Commission for five parks in new housing development in Midlothian.
2010 – Tumble. Private Art Commission, Southside Edinburgh.
2008 – The Vitis Mound, Catalpa Group and Willow Line for a private Sculpture Park in Suffolk, England.
2009 – Leaf Cloud. Public Art Commission for Macmillan Palliative Care Unit, Royal Infirmary Perth.
2008 – Garden Gallery. Public Art Commission for Big Things on the Beach. Portobello
2008 – The Photinia Grove. Public Art Commission for Kingdom Housing in Kelty, Fife.
2008 – Shortlisted for a courtyard sculpture at Great Ormond Street Hospital London.
2007 – The Leith Regatta. Biodiversity Public Art Commission in collaboration with Emma Herman-Smith.


Gerhard Marcks Haus Museum for Sculpture                                       Sustrans UK
Culzean Castle, Nat. Trust for Scotland
Fridhems Musik Folkhogskola, Sweden
Aquarell H Collection. Vienna, Austria
Deveron Projects. Town Collection Huntly
City of Edinburgh Council
Comar, Isle of Mull
The Great Steward of Scotland Dumfries House Trust Collection
University of Edinburgh
University of Stirling Art Collection
City of Albany, Australia
NHS Tayside
Kingdom Housing
Work in private collections in Scotland, England, Wales, Germany, France, Japan, Sweden and Australia.


2022 – St.Andrews Community Trust Award
2019 – VACMA Development Bursary
2016 – Fellowship of the Royal British Society of Sculptors
2012 – Invited Artist Award. VAS Annual Show. Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh.
2010 – Award of Merit for Sculpture Exhibition. RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
2009 – The Ottillie Helen Wallace Prize for Sculpture. Royal Scottish Academy.
2007 – The Hope Scott Trust Grant.
2007 – Hosta Vista Garden. Gold Medal Award from The Royal Caledonian Society.
2006 – Windings Garden.Gold Medal Award from The Royal Caledonian Society.
2004 – Oxidised Garden. Silver-Guilt Award Award from The Royal Caledonian Society.
1994 – Artist Award from the Federal State of Lower Saxony Ministry of Arts.
1993 – Visual Arts Grant from Federal State of Lower Saxony Ministry for Women, Germany.

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2017 – Exhibitions with The Scottish Gallery; Lemon Street Gallery at Withiel; Kilmorack Gallery; Hexagon Gallery London.
2016 – Exquisite Corpse. St Andrews Museum
2010, 2013-17 – Royal Scottish Academy Open
2006-17 – Festival Exhibition at The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh.
2015-18 – Withiel House Park exhibition. Lemon Street Gallery, Cornwall.
2015 – ‘Level the Field’ sculpture installation. SSA Annual Exhibition.
2015 – ‘Reef’ Installation. Caol Ruadh Scottish Sculpture Park, Argyll.
2014 – Visionary Landscape. Botanic Garden Leicester.
2014 – Summer Exhibition at Mellerstain House.
2014 – The Stone Wall Gallery, Scottish Borders.
2014 – The Green Gallery, Stirlingshire.
2014 – Art in the Garden. Hopetoun Gardens. South Queesferry.
2013 – ASCUS Art/Science exhibition. International Edinburgh Science Festival at the City Art Centre.
2013 – Fabric of the Land. Art/Science Exhibition. University of Aberdeen and Our Dynamic Earth Edinburgh.
2013 – Environmental Arts Festival Dumfries and Galloway.
2013 – Surface – Sculpture Exhibition at Burghley House, Lincolnshire.
2013 – Caol Ruadh Scottish Sculpture Park, Argyll.
2012 – ‘Feral Landscapes’ at Edinburgh Printmakers.
2012 – Caol Ruadh Scottish Sculpture Park, Argyll.
2012 – Postcards to Japan. Iwate Museum of Art, Morioka and Fukushima Museum of Art Japan.

Artist Residencies, Projects & Others (selected)

2022 – May and October Residencies at Arcelor Mittal Bremen in collaboration with Gerhard Marcks Haus and Kuenstlerhaus Bremen
2019 – Brian Alabaster Bronze Foundry Residency
2017 – International Sculpture Symposium Svaloev, Sweden.
2017 – Aquarell Happening. Art/Walking residency in Tux, Austria.
2016-17 – Energised Landscape. Artist residency and social engaged project with Deveron Projects, Huntly.
2015 – Master classes for Laser Cutting, Digital Embroidery and Vectoring/Digital Imaging.
2015 – FANK. Public engagement, public art commission, residency and print project. Comar, Isle of Mull.
2014 – Balfour’s Botany. Public engagement, art and research project at Pilrig Park, Edinburgh. Grow Wild UK.
2013 – Community bulb planting project for the urban landscape at the new Edinburgh Sculpture Centre.
2013 – Drawing Residency at Dumfries House Trust. Duplex Studio supported by The Prince’s Drawing School.
2012-ongoing – Trustee on the Board of Directors, Edinburgh Printmakers.
2011 – Polarcap Art/Ecolab. Artist/Scientist collaborations revolving around the influence of John Muir.
2010-11 – Artist Mentor for students from Edinburgh College of Art, Sculpture Department.
2010 – Arts/ Scienes Research. British Geological Survey. Mrs S A L Wild.
2010 – International Artist Residency. Sep-Nov. Vancouver Arts Centre in Albany, Western Australia.
2009-14 – Members Representative on the Board of Directors at the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop.
2009 – Forms of Narrative. PVAF Artist Workshop.
2009 – Guest Artist. Micro Residency in Studio at private Sculpture Park in Suffolk.
2008 – 3Islands Workshop. International Artist Residency on Hoy, Orkney Islands. The Triangle Arts Trust in collaboration with the Pier Arts Centre.
2008 – Master Classes Mould Making, Bronze and Iron Casting. Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop and ECA.
2008 – Royal Academy London Foundation Course. Worshipful Company of Founders.
2006 – Fluechtig. International Artist Residency and Exhibition at KIK in Hanover, Germany.
2003 – Frontiere Invisible. International Artist Residency and Exhibition in Montpellier, France.
1996 – Baustelle. International Artist Symposium, Hanover.
1991 – 12 Month Artist Residency. Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin.

Press, TV & Print (selected)

Skanska Dagbladet – 3 July 2017
hd.se en-ny-skord-av-skulpturer-mognar-i-svalov – 5 July2017
Radio Scotland
Herald Scotland – 17 April 2017
Press and Journal – 13 April 2017
Press and Journal – 12 April 2017
Huntly Express – 07 April 2017
Guide to Scotland’s Festivals – 2017
Press and Journal – 16 February 2017
Huntly Express – 13 January 2017
Evening Express – 12 January 2017
Rising art stars. The Art Guide 2016. Homes & Interiors Magazine – Nov/Dec Issue 2016
Flora Depicta – 2016
Financial Times – July 2016
Review of ‘Level the Field’ in the Herald – 26 Dec 2015
Photo of ‘Level the Field’ on Page4 of the Times – 22 Dec 2015
The Chlorophylls. 9min Artist documentary. Summerhall TV for Art in Scotland TV – Nov 2015
25min artist portrait on German ARD TV for a travel and culture program – Oct 2014
Photos of sculptures in ‘Homes and Interior’ – October 2014.
Environmental Artist Feature in ‘Garden. Life. Love. ‘- International Magazine. First Edition – Spring 2013.