Instructor, IDEA School of Design
IDEA School of Design

604.990.7820 ext. 7820
Arbutus Building, room AR308


Diploma, Design & Illustration, Capilano College, 1999.

Certificate, Training for Trainers Series, Langara College, 1999.


Andrew McDermott studied and further refined his own unique style after graduating in graphic design and illustration from Capilano College, winning top awards including the Master Circle Medallion from the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS).

McDermott has had numerous articles published, including The Artist magazine 25 under 40. He has also had full feature articles in top art magazines, such as International Artist, The Artist UK, Magazin'art and the Pastel Journal.

McDermott is a popular workshop instructor and is also a life drawing instructor for the Illustration department at Langara College, Capilano University and for the Animation department at the Vancouver Film School.

Life/Figure Drawing instructor, Illustration department, Capilano University, 2016-present.

Life/Figure Drawing instructor, 3D Visual Effects program, Vancouver Film School, 2005-present.

Life/Figure Drawing/Mixed Media instructor, Illustration program, Langara College, 2013-present.