Andrew McDermott was born in Bolton, England and moved to Canada at a young age. He trained at Capilano College in Vancouver and received a diploma in graphic design and illustration. Upon graduation, he studied and further refined his own unique style winning top awards in both Canada and the US. Having many published articles, included The Artist magazine 25 under 40 Andrew has also had full feature articles in top art magazines such as International Artist , The Artist UK, Magazin'art, and the Pastel Journal. Andrew has become well known for his distinctive work in pastel and is also highly accomplished using oil paint. Andrew is a senior member for the Federation of Canadian Artists and is represented in galleries in Canada and the US. He resides in Vancouver, B.C.