Andrew Huffman Bio
Andrew Huffman has exhibited primarily in United States galleries in Ohio, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, and New York. In the US his works currently are in the homes of friends and collectors in New York City; Los Angeles; Columbus (OH); Albuquerque (NM); Kansas City (MO), and beyond. On the international side, he has had exhibited twice in Berlin, Germany, at the Neurotitan Gallery (2014) and Sluice Exchange Berlin 2018 at the Kuhlhaus, and also completed a mural in Old Dali City, in Yunnan, China (2009). Huffman currently finished a twoyear artist and residence program at Redline Contemporary Art Center in Denver, Colorado, and also completed the FBAIR (Facebook Artist in Residence) in November of 2018.
Andrew’s academic training includes a BFA in painting and printmaking (2008) from the Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio, as well an MFA in painting (with honors, 2012) from the University of Kansas. While completing his MFA he taught courses in drawing, and art concepts, to undergraduates. He also completed an eight-month-long artist residency (2009) at the Chop Chop Gallery in Columbus, Ohio, where he had a collaborative dual solo show with his artist-older sister, Rachael Huffman, titled, “Space’n’Digestion”. He has taught 2d-design and drawing at Metropolitan State University, and Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design in Denver, Colorado. As a high school student he was selected to be a sharpie and participated in the Marie Walsh Sharp Foundation summer program that took place in Colorado Springs, Colorado, but was based and funded out of NYC.
He was born (1986) in Newton, Kansas, the youngest of five creative, artistically gifted children, and was reared in the historic city of Lawrence, Kansas, home of the pre-Civil War abolitionists known as Jayhawkers. He continues to be influenced significantly from his love of skateboarding, music, art, travelling, teaching, reading, mountains, documentaries, cooking, gardening, and spontaneous human interaction in his home of Denver, Colorado and beyond.