Andy travels widely offering
multicultural storytelling programs in a variety of venues (schools K-12, colleges, libraries, museums, etc). He
is an author, workshop leader and a recipient of a WV Artist Fellowship Award in Children’s Literature.
He is on the roster of the Greater Columbus Arts Council's Artists In Schools, Artsbridge,
and Akron's Access program. He has a degree in Theater from City University of New York .
Andy’s dramatic presentations of age appropriate stories,
folktales, legends and myths from around the world promote positive values, character development
and appreciation of world literatures. His program includes a display of musical instruments from world cultures.
He might also provide tips on creative expression and talk about his experiences as a child immigrating to America from
Andy also offers
two workshops for grades 3 and up (Write It! and Tell It!), one for teachers (Developing
A Story Culture In The Classroom), and one to help people in general explore their own stories and creativity (In Search
Of Story). Upon request he will send brochure and letters of appreciation.