Currently residing in San Diego, CA and originally from a small farm town in Indiana, Andrew specializes in creating surreal, spiritual images in acrylic paint on canvas. A self taught painter, with a bit of one-on-one critique and instruction from former Salvador Dali student, Abbas Derrissi, he's come to develop a unique style, inclusive of dreamy landscapes, and utilizing imagery and symbolism from major spiritual traditions.
While pursuing a doctoral degree of Theology in Energy Medicine and Spiritual Direction, Andrew has deeply connected with Taoist principles and philosophy, Buddhism, Tibet Shamanism, Sufism, Hiduism, and the mystical Kabbalah -heightening his passion to explore their truths in his artistic work. The ancient arts of alchemy, astrology, tarot and symbology serve as integral influences in each of in his creations.
His work vibrates high frequency energy, and exemplifies the deep rooted interconnectedness and inseperable qualities of humans to their creator, the planet we inhabit, nature itself, and each other.
His fascination with life, and it's respective synchronistic patterns inspire visions, color combinations, and sweeping strokes that depict the delicate simplicity, grace, and ultimate intelligence with which we are all guided through our individual and collective journeys. His goal is to capture and share the beauty behind all things, by inviting the viewer to remember the innate, invincible, and divinely perfect spiritual beauty within themselves...