Andrea Thoma is a lecturer at the School of Design of the University of Leeds, UK. She was Programme Leader for BA Art and Design (2015-2019). She holds a PhD (2013) – Thesis title Thought Dwellings: Time and Place in Painting, Photography and Video. She is member of the research network LAND2 concerned with landscape/place-oriented art practice. 

She has published journal articles on image perception, relations between moving and still images, sound and image within art installations and durational multiplicity.

Thoma has been involved in various international exhibitions and artist collaborations amongst them the group exhibition What comes after (online) at 601 Artspace, NY, in 2021; Textures of Place I and II, with Deborah Gardner that was initially shown at the Academy of Fine Arts in Llodz in April 2017 and a second version has been shown at Inselgalerie Berlin in April/May 2019; Shifting Perspectives, with Associate Professor Emerita Joyce Lyon of the University of Minnesota, Foyer Gallery, University of Leeds, (2016); Endlosschleife 2041, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany (2014), Dialogue in Place: Volume II, Form and Content Gallery Minneapolis, USA (2012), European Identities, Touring Exhibition,various venues in Germany, Poland, Italy and Spain (2010-11).