Andrew {Her-ray-grz} is a Canadian/Dutch designer, artist, photographer, and writer who draws upon 20 years of creative communications experience. He has contributed creative content (visual and written) and design services to a variety of Canadian book & magazine publishers. He currently serves as the President of the Atlantic Chapter of the Graphic Designers of Canada and is a professional CGD Member. Andrew was awarded an Entrance Scholarship to NSCAD University where he graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Communication Design. His photography is represented by I-Stock (Getty Images) and Superstock (A21).

Awards
• 2000 - Kodak Canada Award, Canadian Association of Photographic Arts
• 1999 - Merit Award, Canadian Marketing Association

 CGD - Certified Graphic Designer, Graphic Designers of Canada

CGD - Certified Graphic Designer, Graphic Designers of Canada


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I have designed dozens of books and several magazines over the past fifteen year period. Publishers have included:

• Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, NS, Canada
• Formac / Lorimer Publishing, Halifax, NS, Canada
• Metro Guide Publishing, Halifax, NS, Canada


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I work in a wide range of styles, mediums, and subjects. Traditional mediums and also digital illustration. Available for contract assignments.

Image Gallery:
• Illustration Portfolio

Illustrated Books:

“Lost and Found in Acadie” (March 2004)
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, NS, Canada

“The Hungry Critic” (July 2003)
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, NS, Canada


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I am available for photographic assignments. The following images are available for license.

Image Galleries:
• Nova Scotia
• Nature
• Food
• Flora
• Travel

Editorial Photography:

"Their Names Live On" (October 2009)
Halifax Magazine, Halifax, NS, Canada

The East Coast Music Awards (January 2008)
Fredericton, NB, Canada

“Tom Roach, East Coast Legend” (January 2006)
Drums Etc. Magazine, Montreal, QC, Canada

“When Thin is Not Enough” (August 2005)
The Telegraph Journal, Saint John, NB, Canada


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Feature Articles & Photography:

“Taking a Walk on the Wild Side" (April 2012)
Saltscapes Magazine, Dartmouth, NS, Canada

“Jenn Grant... In Flight” (June 2010)
Muzik Etc. Magazine, Montreal, QC, Canada  

“Slowcoaster’s Fast Track” (June 2009)
Muzik Etc. Magazine, Montreal, QC, Canada  

“Les Païens - Ever Evolving” (June 2008)
Muzik Etc. Magazine, Montreal, QC, Canada

“John Campbelljohn, The Sultan of Slide” (September 2006)
Muzik Etc. Magazine, Montreal, QC, Canada

“Calling... Air Traffic Control” (September 2005)
Muzik Etc. Magazine, Montreal, QC, Canada

“Spanning the Spectrum” (November 2004)
Canadian Commerce & Industry Magazine, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

“Wintersleep, On the Jagged Edge of East Coast” (September 2004)
Muzik Etc. Magazine, Montreal, QC, Canada

“Tetagouche Falls, Nature Reclaimed” (July 2003)
Saltscapes Magazine, Dartmouth, NS, Canada


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These examples of short story writing can be expanded into full length stories if desired. Supporting photography is also available:

• Zundert Bloemencorso (Zundert, Netherlands)
• Nuit Blanche (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
World Press Photo (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
• Appeltaart in Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
• Return from the Blue Lagoon (Iceland)
• Le Jardin Exotique (Monaco)
Musée Océanographic (Monaco)
• The Old Bathurst Post Office (Bathurst, Canada)