Andy Coolquitt was born in Texas in 1964, and currently lives in Austin. He has had solo exhibitions at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland, Oregon (2015); Lisa Cooley, New York (2014, 2012, 2010, 2008); Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna Austria (2014); 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria (2013); and the Blaffer Museum, University of Houston, Houston, Texas (2012).

He has been an artist in residence at Artpace, San Antonio, Texas (Summer 2016); Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland, Oregon (2015); and the Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas (2013). His work is included in the collections of the Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma; the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria; the Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; and the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York.