It is a search to bring visual image to what is intangable with reference, experience and nothing.
Born in New York USA in 1963 Andrew Connelly has been a practicing professional artist since the early 1990’s. Mainly noted for installation, performance and mixed media sculpture, Connelly has exhibited his works in contemporary museums and alternative gallery spaces around the US most notably Forum For Contemporary Art St. Louis, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Tampa Museum of Art and at the Center for Contemporary Art Sacramento. His works have been published in Art in America, Art Week, New Art examiner and the Village Voice. In 2010 Connelly spent a sabbatical semester making and exhibiting his work in New Delhi, India and since his return has had works in Valdivia, Chile, Cuernavaca, Mexico and Leticia Columbia, with an artist collective called ARTNUATS. In 2014 Connelly was awarded a fellowship from the Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, CA for a six-month artist in residency.
Connelly holds a BFA from Alfred University and an MFA from University of Colorado Boulder and attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, MN. He is currently a professor at Sacramento State University where he has been teaching sculpture, installation and performance art since 2003. Previous Connelly taught at University of Colorado, Denver, Washington University, St. Louis and Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota FL.
Andrew Connelly Has been an ARTNAUT since 2010.