Andrew studied at Sheridan College for editorial illustration from 1992 to 1995. After graduating, he moved to Toronto to work as a freelance illustrator for publications such as The Toronto Star, Harcourt Brace and Company and Young and Rubicam Canada. In 2000 he left the field of illustration to pursue a full time career as a painter. Searching for patterns of colour, light, and shape. His painting experiences have led him to places such as the Dempster Highway, Whitehorse, the Arctic Circle, the Eastern Arctic Circle, Greenland and India.
Andrew Peycha’s art is in many public, private and corporate collections throughout the world, including Club Intrawest, Collingwood, Goldman Spring Kichler Sanders, Club Intrawest, Vancouver, Hilborn Ellis Grant, Chartered Accountants, F & P Manufacturing, Inc., Intrawest, Collingwood, Firm Capital, Toronto, Moneris Solutions Toronto, W.D.R. Financial, Inc. a division of the Co-Operators, and private collections include works in major Canadian cities as well as in Greenvillle SC, and Palm Desert, among others. All of these travels and art collaborations have created a significant twelve years of painting history and structured Peycha’s signature landscape paintings with a bold palette, and structured application.