Andy’s wood artistry is a culmination of his life-long love for working with wood along with his artistic and engineering skills. Those who meet him for the first time quickly experience his passion and commitment to wood art.
Andy’s artworks have gained him world-wide recognition. First, with his modern vessel style and second with his dynamic sculptural series. He has demonstrated vessel hollowing in many clubs in the North-East region and has exhibited nationally. He has been showcased in many newspaper articles, and the following magazines: American Woodturner, Creative Woodturning New Zealand, and was a featured artist in Woodturning Magazine in England. His “Marbleized Maple” vessel and his sculptures, “Torrent,” & “Rising” have toured nationally with the AAW juried exhibitions in 2010, 2013 & 2014. He is an invited Artist for the 2015 AAW juried exhibition. His ‘Eye of the Sun” vessel was a 2014 Niche award finalist.
In 2013, Andy received an AAW Excellence award for his dynamic sculpture ‘Entwined’. Since then, Andy has been exhibiting at the following fine art gallery/exhibits: S.O.F.A. Chicago, Xylem Gallery and New Hope Arts to name a few.
Andy lives in Burlington, New Jersey with his wife, Patricia and his Collie and two Golden Retrievers.