Lot 38 - Simon Andrew - Postcard Landscape 1
Oil on paper
Signed on Verso
This auction is raising proceeds for St Wilfrid's Hospice Eastbourne
Simon Andrew was born in Portsmouth, spent his formative years in Penwith, Cornwall, studied science at Queen's University, Canada and fine art at Newcastle University where he received his MFA. While Simon was at Newcastle, he was the beneficiary of The Lawrence Atwell Scholarship Award from Skinners’ Hall, London, UK. Simon was awarded first prize (Northern Region) for his work in The Laing National Landscape Competition, London. His work was also selected for The Hunting Group Contemporary Art Competition. He has received arts council grants and is represented in major corporate collections, including Glaxo Wellcome, Hewlett Packard, Canadian Business Development Bank, Fidelity Investments and Her Majesty the Queen in Right. Simon has produced art for the artistic ventures of Mel Gibson and the Canadian multi - Juno Award winning group The Tragically Hip. He has attended residencies in both Canada and abroad and was the recipient of a full fellowship award from The Vermont Studio Center, USA. Recently Simon won first prize for his work in Exposures, an exhibition which was judged by curators from contemporary public art galleries in Canada. He has had numerous solo shows at galleries both public and commercial at home and abroad. Currently, Simon works in Canada and England.
1987 Newcastle University UK MFA (Hons.) Fine Art
The Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, U.S.A.
The Pouch Cove Foundation, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
GRANTS & AWARDS
The Lawrence Atwell Award, for painting, London, UK
The Laing National Landscape Competition, First Prize - Northern Region, London, UK
K.A.A.I. juried show. Best Painting, Kingston, ON
Ontario Arts Council
Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant
Vermont Studio Center - Full Fellowship Award
Stevenson’s Paints Painting Award, TOAE
Exposures - Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, ON. First Prize
The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement Service
McKinsey & Co.
The Moving Picture Ball, Hollywood, California, USA.
Canadian Business Development Bank
Mel Gibson, worked with Mel Gibson producing paintings for the film 'The Man without a Face'
Windsor Casinos Ltd.
Sun Micro Systems
Tragically Hip ‘Day for Night’ CD cover
Her Majesty the Queen in Right
Alberta Securities Commission
The City of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Robert Carsten “Art of Memory and Meaning” Artist Magazine - January 2019
Simon Andrew- “A Visual Conversation” Art of England magazine –November 2010
“Double delight as duo exhibit at gallery” The Cornishman – August 19th. 2010
Sarah Pitt “Paintings exude a strong sense of place” The Western Morning News – August 20th 2010
Greg Burliuk, “Bunch of Fans” Queen’s Journal
“Artist’s work reaches a Hip” Whig Standard - September 24th. 1994
Mary Steer, “Artist’s work decorates Hip album” Kingston this Week - September 17th, 1994
Mary Steer, “Artist made famous through movie” Kingston this Week - July 20th, 1994
Mary Jo Hughes, “Simon Andrew: Witness” Currents, volume 10 - number 3 - May to June, 1994
Julie Turbide, “Out of the blue” Maclean’s Magazine - August 9th, 1993
David Barber, “Artist’s works ‘star’ in Mel Gibson Movie” Whig Standard August 27th, 1993
“Brush with an Artist’ The Journal U.K. - April 1989
“Shades of Success” The Journal U.K. - April 1989
Mira Godard Gallery Toronto
Duran Marshaal Gallery Montreal
Wallace Gallery Calgary
Studio 21 Halifax Nova Scotia
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