András Markós was born on June 16th 1950 in Miercurea Ciuc, (Csíkszereda, Csíksomlyó, Sumuleu), Harghita County – Romania. As a young man, András studied fine arts at the Art Academy Ion Andreescu in Klausenburg, Romania. After graduation he worked as a graphic designer for many years, he then turned his attention to being curator of medieval church art at the Komitatsmuseum in Cskszereda, and Set Designer for the Hungarian State Theatre. By 1981 András had exhibitions throughout Europe and finally in America, establishing himself as an internationally renowned artist.
His work is grounded in abstract expressionism and conceptual art. He frequently works in thematic series and often incorporates words and calligraphic ideas, as well as collage into his imagery. Markós works in many medias, including painting on canvas and paper, lithography, serigraphy, etching and ceramics.