Andrew Downey was born, raised and lives in Orlando, FL. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Art degree in Drawing from University of Central Florida 1997 and a Master of Fine Art degree in Printmaking from University of Florida 2001 . He is a tenured Professor of Art and Program Chair for the Visual Art department at Valencia College. He teaches and has taught Drawing fundamentals 1 & 2. ,2-D Design fundamentals, Life drawing, Acrylic Painting and Printmaking.
His work is exhibited locally and throughout the state of Florida, his most recent solo exhibition titled " Demo'd: Art in Teaching" ( image in profile pic) was a collection of demonstrated works from the past ten years of teaching. Downey also has work in private and public collections.
His most current work is in the forms of Drawing, Painting and Printmaking using images and imagery from memories, mementos, and photographs collected by his late father during time serving in the U.S. Navy and his career at The Kennedy Space Center.