Andrew Orloski (b. 1986) is an MFA candidate at the School of the Art Institute, Chicago. His interdisciplinary practice relies heavily on sculpture, abstraction and materiality. Born in Florida and raised outside of Philadelphia, Andrew holds a BFA in Sculpture from Millersville University in Pennsylvania and a Post Baccalaureate in Sculpture and Extended Media from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. The artist has spent the past decade working for various colleges and universities; namely Wellesley College in Boston, Grinnell College in Iowa and most recently holds a position in the Sculpture Department at California State University; Fresno. An avid traveller, Andrew is greatly interested in the intersections of culture and how relics of social structure can shift historical narratives through materials .