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. For the next six years he worked as a full-time Instructor and graduate faculty member at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton. During the pandemic, decided to take a break from Academia and spent the last two years living and working in Tokyo, Japan. He is now back in the States and excited to be teaching painting and drawing at Centre College. Andy has exhibited nationally and internationally in group exhibitions, with a number of solo shows around the US and in Europe.
photo by Eli Drefuss