Andrei Trach was born in Staten Island, New York. He has studied and exhibited in New York City at the New York Studio Program in Soho. He received his B.F.A. from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 1995. In 1996 he had a seventy five-piece Solo Exhibition at the University of Baltimore Law School. Mr. Trach’s work has been featured in many juried shows. In 1999 he exhibited at the Benjamin Banneker Museum in “Ellicott City, Catonsville, Oella Arts.” Trach has also exhibited in invitational shows such as “The 2003 Annapolis Art Show”. In 2004 he had a retrospective solo exhibition at Mill River Gallery in Ellicott City, MD. A few of his latest group exhibits were at the and the “Columbia Festival of the Arts Silent Auction” in Columbia, MD in 2016 and “Art Maryland 2016” at the Howard County Center for the Arts. In 2003 his work was featured in “Artworks This Week” on Maryland Public Television. He has received numerous awards for his art. In 1994 he received a Merit Award from Baltimore artist Raoul Middleman in the “Emerging Artists Exhibit” at the Gallery on the Circle. In 1999 he received First Prize in “The Laurel Art Guild’s Spring Show at Quiet Waters. And more recently he was awarded honorable mention from Baltimore Museum of Art Director Christopher Bedford in Art Maryland 2016. Trach’s work was published in Seafood Business Magazine in 1999. His large-scale sculpture “Vainglorious Bluebird,” is on permanent display at Centennial Park in Hyattsville, MD. His last solo exhibit, “Primal Ambition” was at the Montpelier Art Center in Laurel, MD in 2015. He last exhibited in Art Howard County 2017 at the Howard County Center for the Arts where he was awarded Honorable Mention. Andrei Trach maintains a studio at the Howard County Center for the Arts in Ellicott City, MD.