Andy Goldsworthy

Andy Goldsworthy

Background information

Andy Goldsworthy was born in 1957 in a place called Cheshire. He went to Leeds university to study to become an artist. As a teenager, at the age of 13 he earned money by working on a farm in Scotland.

Education

He was very interested in fine art but he was more interested in land art using only natural material such as stone sticks and flowers, even mud, snow, sand, berries water, and interestingly, bone, feathers and dung from animals.