Andy Goldsworthy

Andy Golsworthy

Background

Andy Goldsworthy was born in 1957 in a place called Cheshire in the UK. At the age of 13 he lived in Scotland and earned money by working on a farm.

When he was got older he went to Leeds university and as an adult he became a British artist.

His Artwork

As a young man, he studied a lot of fine art but he became more interested in land art using only natural materials he could find on the land, such as stone, sticks, flowers, mud, snow, sand, berries, water and even bone feathers and dung from animals found in that environment.