Andrew trained at Harrogate College of Art and went on to study illustration at Brighton University in 1986.
After graduating Andrew worked as a commercial artist for over 15 years. He worked in most fields of illustration including advertising, design and publishing. He began teaching art and design to 16-18 year olds in 2003. Alongside his commercial and teaching career Andrew has continued to develop his personal work and is now painting full time. Using the experience gained over 25 years as an artist and educator Andrew’s work is firmly rooted in the traditional techniques of observational drawing and painting.