Andrew Sabin studied at Chelsea College of Art between 1979 and 1983. He taught there as a part-time lecturer and later as a 0.5 Senior Lecturer between 1987 and 2005. Between graduation in 1983 and 1990 he practised as a highly experimental object maker. Between 1990 and 1997 he made three major installations first at The Chisenhale Gallery, then 'The Sea of Sun' for The Henry Moore Institute and finally 'The Open Sea' at The Henry Moore Studio in Halifax. In 1998 he began to concentrate his energies on applying his understanding of the potenetial sculpture has in the public realm in a series of projects culminating in 'The Coldstones Cut', which won the Marsh Award for Public Sculpture in 2011.
Andrew Sabin lives and works in Camden alongside his wife, the sculptor Laura Ford, and their three children.