Andrew Hurle was born in Geelong in 1962 and lives and works in Sydney, Australia.
In 2012 he received a PhD (Visual Art) from the College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales. His research explored the role of print in certifying and counterfeiting currency. Prior to this he was a lecturer in print-media at Sydney College of the Arts where he taught subjects relating to image reproduction and digital processing. In 2013 Hurle travelled to Europe on an Australia Council of the Arts grant to research new work on the use of mechanical engraving in monetary design, undertaking a residency at the Künsthaus Bethanien in Berlin.
He has held regular solo exhibitions since 1989 and in 2005 had a solo exhibition, excavating, at the Künsthaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany. His work has been included in group exhibitions including Post-planning, Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne, Creative Accounting, UTS Gallery, Sydney (touring) and Art and Money, Dunedin School of Art Gallery, New Zealand.