Andrew K. Thompson lives in Riverside and holds an MFA degree from California State University, San Bernardino. His interests in authenticity and materiality has led him to create palpable, sculptural photo-objects. His work has been exhibited throughout the United States. He has been included in exhibitions at the Parish Museum of Art, Bravura Gallery, Supreme Trading, Ad Hoc Gallery, Alan Klotz Gallery, Samson Projects, Shosana Wayne Gallery, Torrance Art Museum, Projector Projects, Pomona Packing Plant, CAA Student Gallery and National Orange Show Art Gallery. His images have been published in Elle Magazine, Urban Italia, Rhythm Magazine, Time Out New York, The Village Voice, and Artvoices. He has written for Artvoices and Dotphotozine. He has received the Taewoong and Soonja Oh Kim Scholarship, the Maloof Scholarship, the Office of Student Research Grant, Associated Students Incorporated Travel Grant and the President's Outstanding Team Award from California State University, San Bernardino.