Andy Ness received his BFA in sculpture from Pratt Institute and his MFA from RISD. He has spent time teaching at RISD post-graduation with a focus on sculpture and drawing. He has also worked as a teaching artist for Studio In A School in inner city New York. Andy has been an artist in residence at the Vermont Studio Center, The MacDowell Colony, and The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. He has participated in both group and solo shows in NYC, England, and Italy.