Andrew Myers is a visual artist who explores the concepts of conservation and preservation of wild places and creatures in work that is drawing-based with elements of installation, printmaking and sculpture. He received his undergraduate art degree from Eastern Oregon University and an MFA in drawing and painting from Portland State University. He currently teaches at Oregon State University. Myers is a founding member of Gray Space, a group of Oregon artists based in the Corvallis, Eugene and Roseburg areas who came together in 2016 to claim agency and circumvent institutional structures. Myers exhibitions include Duplex Gallery in Portland, OR, Soil Gallery in Seattle, WA, Rodgers Gallery at Willamette University and Fairbanks Gallery at Oregon State University. He has been awarded funded artist residencies include Caldera, Playa at Summer Lake, Oak Spring Garden Foundation and Pine Meadow Ranch. He was awarded a Career Opportunity Grant from the Oregon Arts Commission and the Ford Family Foundation to travel, create work in residence and install an exhibition in Slovakia. Myers is also part of the viewing program at the Drawing Center in New York. Artist’s website: