Andrea Broyles is a figurative painter and sculptor whose work engages psychological, political and feminist issues. She was born in Toronto, Canada in 1963 and currently lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She received her BA and BFA in art from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988. Broyles has shown her work at galleries throughout the United States for over twenty years. A character based on her was featured in the movie Cast Away with Tom Hanks which also used one of her monoprints, "Wings" as a signature image. In 2007 a retrospective of her work,
A Gathering was published. Broyles' paintings and sculptures are in many private collections in the U.S. and abroad.