Anderson Debernardi was born on the 12th of June ,1968 in Orellana (Distrito de Vargas Guerra) a small town near Ucayali river in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest is a resident citizen of Peru and in recent years has become one of the most prolific rainforest visionary artists in the region. He currently lives in Lima, but spent many years in Pucallpa and Iquitos including his time at the Usko Ayar Amazonian School of Painting which was founded by Pablo Amaringo and Professor Luis Eduardo Luna.

Andy is a strong advocate for the preservation of the rainforest and sees the medicinal and visionary plants as a gift from nature. He hopes to see culture evolve to the point at which there forest is not merely seen as land to be “developed”, but rather as a sacred resource that must be protected.