photo by Eli Drefuss
Andy grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of educators. In 2005, he completed his B.A. with Honors in painting at Towson University. After completing his degree, He moved to Shanghai, China for the next four years, working as an English instructor at several different Universities and schools. Upon acceptance to Louisiana State University for graduate school, he moved back to the States. He completed his M.F.A. in painting and drawing during the Spring of 2013, receiving the Dean's Medal for academic excellence. After completing his degree he worked as an adjunct instructor of foundations at L.S.U. He is currently a full-time Instructor and graduate faculty member at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.
He has exhibited nationally and internationally, with over 70 exhibitions and a number of solo shows around the US and in Europe. Recently he was included in Volume 8 of the publication, Friend of the Artist.