Andr-w is a portfolio project dedicated to present a voice for the unheard, the belittled, and the unknown.

A portfolio project born from a love of storytelling

My name is Andrew Villa; I am an artist from Oswego, Illinois. I will be attending The University of Colorado - Boulder working toward a masters degree in Environmental Engineering in 2018. I started photography from a young age and most of my skills & knowledge are self taught. I moved into digital media while doing my graphic communications course at Oswego High School under the teaching of Marie Strejc-Wood. On the course we learnt a range of skills and software including Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Using the knowledge of what I knew, I challenged myself by attending AP Studio Art: 2D Design - Photography course under the teachings of Daniel Whipple. I soon to find myself mixing what I love to do and what I'm good at into a career.

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