biography

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Keith Andrew RCA (Royal Cambrian Academy) was born in London and studied at Beckenham School of Art and Ravensbourne College of Art and Design, Bromley, Kent . He worked in London as a graphic artist for eight years before turning to painting full time in 1975. This coincided with moving to Anglesey, North Wales.

EXHIBITIONS INCLUDE:
1979 Through Artists Eyes, Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno [group]
1981 Royal Academy Summer Exhibtion [group]
1981 Oriel Cardiff, Welsh Arts Council Gallery [group]
1981 Elected Member of the Royal Cambrian Academy
1982 Bangor Art Gallery [group]
1982 Aberyswyth Art Centre [solo]
1982 National Eisteddfod, Swansea [group]
1982 Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead [solo]
1983 National Eisteddfod, Llangefni [group]
1983/4/6 Tegfryn Gallery, Menai Bridge [solo]
1984 University College of Wales, Swansea [solo]
1984 Prize winner Mid Wales Open
1985 Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours [group]
1987 Prints from Wales, Wenniger Graphics, Boston, USA
1987 Cadw, Welsh Historic Monuments, print commission
1988 The Welsh Landscape, Oriel 31, Welshpool [group]
1988 Artists in the National Parks,Victoria & Albert Museum,London
1990 National Museum of Wales, Llanberis [solo]

1990 Impressions of Nature, Nature Conservancy Council [group]
1991 Oriel Ynys Mon, Anglesey [solo]
1994 Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw , North Wales [solo]
1995 The Last Dance, Oriel Theatr Clwyd [group]
1995 The Presidents Exhibition, Royal Birmingham Society [group]
1995 Painting the Landscape - A Welsh Tradition. Martin Tinney
Gallery, Cardiff. [group]
1995 Royal Cambrian Academy [solo]
1996 Short listed Fine Art Trade Guild Published Artists Award
1997 Afon Conwy, National Library of Wales. [group]
1997 The Essence of Wales, St David’s Hall, Cardiff. [group]
1997 Joined a Trade Mission to Japan with the Welsh Office
1997 Invited artist at the International Art Symposium, Saalkries,
Halle, East Germany

1999/2000 New Directions, Touring show, Oriel Mon. (solo)
2001 The sea the sea- Tydal Wave gallery (group)
2002 National Print Exhibition, Mall Gallery London (group)
2003 Royal Cambrian Academy [four members work ]

2004 The Chapel Gallery, Llangollen (group)
2004 Studio show, Farmer Street Studio, Anglesey
2007 A Traditional View - Rhyl Art Centre (solo)

2009 A Romantic vision of Welsh Landscape (solo) Royal Cambrian Academy, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Taliesin Art Centre Swansea.
2012 St David's Hall Cardiff (solo)
2014 phases of an Anglesey Moon, Tegfryn Gallery (solo)
2015 Back Catalogue, Royal Cambrian Academy (solo)
2015 Keith Andrew at The Silk Top Hat Gallery, Ludlow (dual)

1993-5 Vice President of the Royal Cambrian Academy

Keith Andrew in studio
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
Contemporary Art Society for Wales, Anglesey Borough Council,
National Library of Wales,
University of Wales Swansea, West Glamorgan County Library,
Royal College of Surgeons Faculty of Anaesthetists,
University of Wales Print Collection Aberystwyth.

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS: Amoco, British Gypsum, Ocean Transport & Trading Ltd.,
Milk Marketing Board, Texaco, Sheik Surror Abu Dhabi,
Laura Ashley Foundation.

MEDIA 40 minute TV documentary ‘Lliwiaw Atgof’ made by HTV and screened on S4C June 28 1991.
The Heaven and Earth Show - Interview with Simon Calder while painting the sunset from the top of Dinas Bran near Llangollen, Wales. Shown on BBC 1, January 22 2006.

Studio visits welcome

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