Andre Yi was born in Los Angeles, California. After receiving his BFA from the University of Texas at Austin and his MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art, he moved back to Los Angeles, California. Yi has exhibited in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Berkeley, Miami, Dallas, Berlin, Amsterdam and Seoul as well as being housed in the collection of the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art. He has been reviewed by the LA Times, Die Welt as well as numerous other publications.