Andy Patton is a painter who lives in Toronto with his wife, the artist Janice Gurney. He represented Canada in the Fifth Biennale of Sydney. In 2014, his text paintings were included in "The Transformation of Canadian Landscape Art" exhibition in Xi’an, which later traveled to Beijing. His recent book, "Little Testament," was published in 2017 by Blue Medium Press. With the poets, Roo Borson and Kim Maltman, Patton was part of the poetry collaboration, Pain Not Bread; together they wrote Introduction to the Introduction to
"Wang Wei" which was published by Brick Books in 2000. Patton is represented by Birch Contemporary.