School of Art
Phil McAndrew is an award-winning illustrator, a cartoonist, and a writer. He is the author and illustrator of CRYING IN FRONT OF YOUR DOG AND OTHER STORIES (Uncivilized Books, 2013). He also illustrated the CAVEBOY DAVE series of graphic novels written by Aaron Reynolds (Viking Books, 2016 and 2018) and MONSTER SCIENCE by Helaine Becker (Kids Can Press, 2016). Phil has contributed comics and humor to The New Yorker, MAD Magazine, Popula, The Nib, and many other publications. Phil has worked as a freelance character designer and concept artist for animated television projects and for a while he had a pilot for his own television show in development with Cartoon Network. Phil currently balances his freelance career with teaching part-time in Syracuse University's illustration program. His classes include Media Arts Techniques I and Intermediate Illustration II.
- B.F.A., Daemen College