Andrea Sarcos is an independent photographer based in Boca Raton, Florida, and originally from Caracas, Venezuela. Her matrilineal side of the family is from Ecuador while her patrilineal side is from Venezuela. Andrea spends time each year working on personal projects in Ecuador and Florida. Her work focuses on women, ancestral roots, immigration and alternative lifestyles.
She graduated with a BA in Creative Photography and a BS in Journalism from the University of Florida in 2015.
Andrea is also an instructor for the Boys and Girls Club of Palm Beach County and teaches photography classes to students K-12 in West Palm Beach, Delray Beach and Belle Glade.
She led two different groups of students on trips abroad with National Geographic Student Expeditions in 2018 to Barcelona and 2019 to Ecuador and the Galapagos. In 2021, she led a trip with Putney Student Travel to Costa Rica.
Andrea was a student in the XXXIII Eddie Adams Workshop and is a member of Women Photograph and the Authority Collective. She is fluent in Spanish and English. She is currently available for assignments in south Florida.
Past clients include The Wall Street Journal, AFP, BuzzFeed News, MedTruth, 70 Million Podcast and The Gainesville Sun. She had a solo exhibition of black and white darkroom prints at the J. Wayne Reitz Union in Gainesville, FL, in 2013.