Andy Richter (b. 1977) is a photographer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, working in documentary, non-profit and advertising photography.
His work explores identity, personal transformation, culture and the sense of self. In recent years, he has worked on international projects like “Hearing Around the World”, “Youth Culture Taipei” and “Oro Win”, photographed in the Brazilian Amazon with an indigenous tribe on the cusp of great change. The intimate personal project, “Louise B. Moore” is about his grandmother who recently passed away at the age of 93 and their relationship during the last years of her life. His project about Childhood Obesity with Time Magazine looks at health, body consciousness, physical and emotional change. An avid yogi for years, Andy’s ongoing exploration of yoga is the next step, a personal journey into this transformative way of being.
His clients include UNICEF, USAID, The Travel Channel, Time, Smithsonian, National Geographic Traveler, Discover and Outside, among others. He is represented by Getty Global Assignment and Aurora Photos/Novus Select.
Andy graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota with degrees in Spanish and Psychology.