Andy has enjoyed working in several publishing industries for over a decade including cooking, children’s educational books, tabletop gaming, and comics. He enjoys most anything that involves a good story, and is passionate about creating art in many forms.
Andy is the Art Director for Simply Recipes. Before joining Simply Recipes, he served as Senior Art Director at Fantasy Flight Games, and previously Managing Art Director. He worked as a Marketing Assistant for Nomad Press/Nomad Communications, as well as illustrated several of their educational children’s books. Andy discovered his love of food and cooking while working as a line cook for Zanzibar Restaurant and Pub, where they created dishes inspired from regional flavors around the world.
Andy is experienced using visual art to convey story and emotion utilizing photography, illustration, design, and more. He graduated with an MFA from The Center for Cartoon Studies, and a BFA in Studio Art with Philosophy minor from University of Wisconsin–Stout.
Andy enjoys most anything that involves a good story, and is passionate about creating art in many forms. He lives in Minneapolis, MN with his wife and two kids.
Andy's favorite dish to cook: "I love cooking curry dishes, because I love the smells of the mixed spices as I prep and cook. If I had to pick one "favorite" meal to cook - Basil Chicken Coconut Curry!"
About Simply Recipes
Simply Recipes, a Dotdash brand, is here to help you cook delicious meals with less stress and more joy, offering recipes and cooking advice for home cooks, by home cooks. We have more than 3000 tested recipes, guides, and meal plans, and draw over 15 million readers each month. Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired.
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