Andy was born in 1935 and attended St.Malachy's College, Belfast. Apart from tuition at school he has received no formal artistic training and is largely self taught.
He is influenced by the paintings of J Humbert Craig, Maurice Wilkes and Eileen Meagher.
Painting mainly in oils be endeavours to capture the landscapes of Donegal, Connemara and the Mournes by his use of colour and light. He also likes painting horses and often includes them in his landscapes.
Andy is currently a member of Kilmood, Monday Painters and Dundonald art clubs.