Mixed media artist and Illustrator Andy Bridge currently lives and works in France. Inspired by pop culture and printed ephemera, his work seeks to recreate varying textures of wear and tear through layered application of paint and scraping away at the surface. Since 1995 he has produced over 350 book cover illustrations for major publishers including, Random House, Penguin and Bloomsbury. Andy received the ‘Man Booker Prize Winning Cover Illustration’ award for Life of Pi by Yann Martel in 2002, and ‘Bring Up The Bodies’ by Hilary Mantel in 2012. He has received commissions from The Times, Virgin Airlines, Time Out and the BBC, with notable collectors of his work including Paul Smith and Ted Baker.