Andy House grew up in Los Angeles. He first studied photography as an undergraduate at USC but his photo pursuits were interrupted by a career in the film and TV industry. After establishing himself as a senior executive in TV production, he was sent overseas to live and work in China and that experience reawakened his interested in capturing all that was new around him. He started photographing what he found on the streets of Hong Kong and thus developed a passion for street photography. Upon retiring he formalized his study at
Santa Monica College and the Los Angeles Center of Photography. Since he has mounted a one-man exhibition at El Centro Del Pueblo featuring his documentary photo project on Echo Park. His travel photos have received recognition from National Geographic and other photographs have received attention and awards in multiple group exhibitions. He now splits his time between his photo pursuits and working as an adjunct instructor at the American Film Institute.