Andy Malone holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Detroit Mercy, and has worked in the exhibit and custom furniture industry for over 16 years.
In 1999, Andy worked with the Detroit Collaborative Design Center to produce presentation drawings and animations for the Adams Butzel Recreation Center and the Saint Vincent DePaul Headquarters.
In 2004, Andy co-founded a design consultancy firm called Studio Architech whose clients include O2, Azimuth Consulting, Walsh Financial, and Woodbridge CDC.
From 2002 to 2007 Andy served as the Vice President of the Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit (CAID) Board of Trustees. In addition to CAID board and committee work, Andy has produced graphics for postcards, signage, t-shirts, and even a billboard on Woodward. He created the official site plans for Dally in the Alley(1999) and the Woodbridge Street Festival (2005). He also designed theWoodward Corridor Gallery Map (2007) for thedetroiter.com and the gallery guide for the first annual Art Detroit Now (2008).
Andy was a juror for the Detroit Electronic Music Festival Public Art Exhibition (2002), Animate Object (2005) and Game Show Detroit (2006) at CAID. Andy also curated the Bravo! Bravo! Art Exhibition at the Detroit Opera House in 2004 and 2005.
Andy's whimsical machines, board games and drawings have been shown in over thirty exhibitions since 1995, most notably in the Selecti show (2002) at Detroit Artist Market (chosen by Whitney curator Lawrence Rinder)
Two of Andy's mini golf holes were displayed on the lawn of the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) as part of their grand re-opening gala in the summer/fall of 2007. Andy also had solo exhibitions of his work at the DIA in 2007 and 2010.
In 2008, Andy won best in show at Re:Action, a kinetic sculpture exhibition at Ann Marie Gardens in Solomons, Maryland.
In 2010, Andy was featured in Make Magazine (#23) and interviewed on American Black Journal. He won an Editor's Choice award at Maker Faire Detroit in 2010. He curated the Detroit Board Game Collective exhibition which also won an Editor's Choice award at the Faire.
Andy proudly served on the University of Detroit Mercy School of ArchitectureAlumni Council from 2007-2009
In 2012, Andy, along with Dr. Fred Goodman and Dr. Nick Sousanis, helped organize and curate, Game Show NYC, the follow-up to Game Show Detroit.
In 2014, Andy collaborated with students at the James and Grace Lee Boggs School on the Boggs Birdhouse installation in Lafayette Greens Community Garden.
In 2015, Andy was honored to be featured in the Essay'd project, and will participate in Art Prize 7.
Andy, and his family live in the Detroit area.
CV and portfolio available upon request