Andy Ness received his BFA in sculpture from Pratt Institute and his MFA in sculpture from the Rhode Island School of Design. He has been awarded residencies at The Vermont Studio Center, The MacDowell Colony, and Denniston Hill. Most recently, he was awarded a second year fellowship at the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center. He has taught at the Rhode Island School of Design and with Studio In A School in New York City. He lives in Harlem.