Andrew C.M. Lorish was born in Eugene, Oregon. He studied at School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and Pacific Northwest College of Art where, in 2013, he received his MFA in Visual Studies. Selected exhibitions include Albatross Gallery in Portland, False Front in Portland, North Bank Gallery in Vancouver, Liberty Arts Center in Yreka, California, Sullivan Gallery and Co-Prosperity Sphere in Chicago, Rockerill in Charleroi Belgium, and dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel, Germany. He is a founding member of the art collective Danger Punch. His work references the body, invented impractical machines, improvisational music, futuristic architecture, ritualistic masks, alien glyphs, unseen primitive ruins, coded scripts and the repetitious syncopated rhythm of gestural mark making. He currently lives and works in the high desert of Central Oregon.