b. 1968 Andrew Gadd was born in London and studied painting at the Chelsea School of Art. In 1990 he graduated from the Falmouth School of Art with a degree in Fine Art Painting, he returned to London where he continued to study painting at the Royal Academy of art in London til 1993. He was awarded a Gold Medal for Art and the Richard Ford travel scholarship from the Royal Academy which enabled him to continue with painting at the Prado Museum in Spain. His work has a distinctly figurative and narrative allegorical style.