Andy Best is an artist, researcher and educator based in Finland. He was born in the South of England in 1963. He studied Fine Art (Sculpture) in Cardiff, Wales, before coming to Finland with a study scholarship in 1988. He studied sculpture at Kuvataideakatemia, Helsinki, for two years. His first one person exhibition in 1989 was also the first exhibition to be held at the now defunct Vapauden Aukio gallery in the centre of Helsinki, which was on the site of the new Music House.
Andy has participated in numerous group and one person exhibitions in Finland and internationally. Andy has run the Digital Arts degree programme at Turku University of Applied Sciences since 2002 and gives lectures and workshops at other art academies and universities. He is a researcher and PhD candidate in the Crucible Studio, Media Lab, Aalto University School of Art and Design, Helsinki.