Andrew S. Conklin is a figurative painter. He holds an MFA from the Academy of Art University, and studied painting at the National Academy of Design in New York City with Harvey Dinnerstein and Ronald Sherr, receiving additional instruction from portraitist Aaron Shikler and painter and illustrator David Levine.
Conklin's figurative paintings have been exhibited throughout the USA and have won him a number of major awards. He has shown work at the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, The Terra Museum of American Art, and at Fairfield University.
His paintings have won awards, including a Julius Hallgarten Prize at the National Academy Annual Exhibition, The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, as well as grants from both the E.D. and George Sugarman Foundations.