Andrea Hamilton (Lima, 1968) graduated from Brown University with a Degree in Comparative Literature and Politics. She was recipient of a scholarship from the Italian Consulate to study Italian Art History in Florence and Siena (1987). Hamilton went on to complete a Law Degree from Oxford University (1994), and a Masters of Law (LLM) from NYU Law School. Following this, Hamilton joined S.G. Warburg as an Equity Analyst in Latin American Mining working both in New York and London. Her career in mining inspired her love of landscape and desire to protect the environment. Her mother, an artist and an interior designer, inspired Hamilton and invited her to follow her steps. She completed the Contemporary Professional Photographic Course at Photofusion and a course on traditional print methods at the Black and White School, both in London. She has exhibited at Delahunty Gallery in London (2014), the Black and White Gallery, Photofusion, the David Gill Gallery (London), Royal Photographic Society 155th International Print Exhibition (London), The Art Council Annual Juried Exhibition (Florida) and Real People Exhibition 2011 for the Old Court House Art Center (Woodstock). In addition, Hamilton has been awarded with the AOP Open Awards in 2011 and 2013, a Sony World Photography Award in 2012, with Juror's Honorable Mention at the Landscapes Awards, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado (2015), has been shortlisted for the 9th International Arte Laguna Prize at the Venice's Arsenale (2015) and for the 7th Julia Margaret Cameron Award (2015).