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 Andrew Smith  

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1994-96 - MA Fine Art Printmaking Camberwell College Of Arts, London

1983-86 - BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting, Norwich School Of Art 2:1 Commendation In

                  Theoretical Studies

1981-82 - Foundation Art Diploma, Buckinghamshire College Of Higher

                  Education, Diploma With Merit

Solo Exhibition (Selected)

2019      - Colourscapes, Royal Cambrian Academy (solo)

2018-19 - Colour Surface Light, Sauerbier House AiR, South Australia (solo)

2018       - Colour Equilibrium, noformat gallery, Deptford London (solo)

2016       - R E-T A K E / R E-I N V E N T, Storiel Bangor, Oriel Ynys Môn, Royal Cambrian Academy

2015       - Edge of Colour II, Ucheldre Arts Centre, Holyhead

2012       - Edge Of Colour I, Bangor Museum and Art Gallery

2009-10 - Off Straits: new acrylics on paper with three other artists, Park Arts Centre, Port Adelaide, South Australia

2007       - EN ROUTE New paintings with Krakow exhibition selection, Oriel, Davies Gallery,  Newtown with ‘Things Which Are’


Group Exhibition (Selected)

2019      - Valdis Bušs 3 rd International Plein AiR with Mark Rothko Center. Vilaka Municipality, Latvia 

2019      - bauhaus100 CARN, Caernarfon 2019 PAINT PS Mirabel, Manchester

2018-19 - A Liverpool Bestiary. Liverpool John Moores University Print Project presented at IMPACT 10 Palacete Del Embarcadero,

                  Santander; ATINER Athens; Avenue HQ, Liverpool; Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery; The Williamson Gallery; The Walker

                  Art Gallery; 500x gallery, Texas.

2018       - Royal Cambrian Academy 136th Annual Exhibition 2018 Insight with Helfa Gelf at Oriel Mostyn 2017 Connexion, Europe-ICAW

                - exchange group exhibition luggage art, Oriel Brondanw 2017 Royal Cambrian Academy 135th Annual Exhibition

2015       - Real Time Art From Wales, CAM Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Naples, Italy

2015       - RCA in Cardiff, Kooywood Gallery, Cardiff

2015       - Royal Cambrian Academy 133rd Annual Exhibition 2014 In and Out of the Citadel Galeria Kobro, Akademia Strzeminski, Lodz 2014       - The Presence of Absence. Llawn 02, with Llandudno Museum, RCA and Culture Colony

2014       - Royal Cambrian Academy 132nd Annual Exhibition

2014       - One Alfred Place with Store Street Gallery, London W1Royal Cambrian Academy Open 2014 – highly commended

2012       - Past, Present and Future. Ten Years of the Regional Print Centre, Oriel Wrexham

2012-11 - UNEARTHED: Carpenters Road Studios, Stratford East London. Olympic Delivery Authority/Insite Arts 

2009-10 - LE CHÉILE: Welsh-Irish print collaboration, Graphic Print Studio, Dublin; Rhyl Library and Art Gallery and touring South Australia

                  with Country Arts SA through 2011.


2018        - International Opportunities Fund Grant from Wales Arts International

2014 -17 - Arts Council of Wales, Large Organisation Grant for project RE-TAKE/REINVENT

2011        - Venice Biennale Travel Grant Wales Arts International

2009        - Grundtvig Visit & Exchange Research Grant for visit to Cyprus College of Art linking Bangor University 

2006        - Arts Council of Wales Grant for Individual Production and Presentation. Major award for EN ROUTE Otwarta Pracownia and

                   Wales. New paintings and exhibition in Krakow, Poland

2005        - Wales Arts International Venice Biennale Review Travel grant

2004        - Wales Arts International Inter-recce, IDENTITADES, Residency Morelia, Michoacán, México (Collection Universidad Michoacán)

2003        - Wales Arts International, Inter-recce, GALICHÑIK ART COLONY, Macedonia (Collection Museum Contemporary Art Skopje)

2002        - Wales Arts International, Inter-recce, Residency “A SOLAINA DE PILOÑO” 6th Xuntanza Obradoiro Internacional Das Artes

                   Plasticas, Piloño, Galicia, Spain (Collection Fundación Casa Museo “A Solaina” de Piloño)

2001        - Arts Council of Wales Career Development: THE SURFACE OF COLOUR screenprint project with Counterprint Studio, London

                   also sponsored by Gibbon Inks and Coatings Screen Division.

International Residencies and Collaborations

2019       - Valdis Bušs 2019: The 3rd International Painting Plein Air, Vilaka, Latvia. With Mark Rothko Center, Daugavpils

2018       - Sauerbier House AiR, Port Noarunga, South Australia. Three month residency and exhibition Supported by an International

                  Opportunities Fund Grant from Wales Arts International

2016       - El Arreciado V International Wool Sculpture Symposium, Spain

2007-09 - LE CHÉILE: Welsh-Irish collaborative print project


                  POLUDNIE, Katowice, Poland; installation and presentation of paintings (with support from Wales Arts International)

2004       - IDENTITADES, MORELIA, MICHOÁCAN, MÉXICO; residency and exhibition at Centro Cultural Universitario by invitation

                  of Secretario de Difusion y Extension Cultural de la Universidad Michoacana (with support from Wales Arts International)

2003       - GALICHÑIK ART COLONY, MACEDONIA, international invited residency (with support from Wales Arts International)

2002       - “A SOLAINA DE PILOÑO” 6th Xuntanza Obradoiro Internacional Das Artes Plasticas, PILOÑO , GALICIA, SPAIN, invited residency.

                  Exhibition in Casa Museo Municipal de Lalin ́ “Ramon M Aller” (with support from Wales Arts International)




2014-16 - R E-T A K E / R E-I N V E N T. Curator and

                  Project Coordinator. 16 artists make new

                  work from Amgueddfa Cymru - National

                  Museum Wales collection with partner

                  galleries Oriel Ynys Môn; Royal Cambrian

                  Academy, Storiel.

2005       - HARLECH BIENNALE Associate of the

                  inaugural and subsequent events


2000       - Initiator and organiser, in association

                   with Theatr Ardudwy



2015 -  ICAW Documented Art affiliate member

2014 -  Elected Member of Royal Cambrian Academy

Public Art Commissions and Projects

2014 - Seven Traces Contemporary Arts Festival, Caernarfon in association with Bocs

2013 - WAVY BANNERS, ET4U Contemporary Art, West Jutland, Denmark

2011 - LONG STORIES FOR PERM: SPEED OF COLOUR. Perm, Russia. Public Art project with Museum of Contemporary Art Perm.

            Implementation of individual project Seven Colours Red and participation in . Funded by Public art program of PERMM (Perm

            museum of modern art) in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture of Permsky Krai region, city government of Perm.

2010 - SPLOTT RAILWAY BRIDGE Artwork Design Commission, Splott, Cardiff. Cardiff City Council

2009 - BUSINESS SERVICE CENTRE, INNOVATION QUARTER, BARRY. Foyer Artworks, two commissioned paintings. Vale of Glamorgan




2018 - MUM MAM DUMB DAMN: The Narrative of Memory. Eli Acheson-Elmassry Wales Arts Review

2016 - Re-take Re-invent: Engaging Studio Practice for Learning: New Art from Past Art. AD National Society for Education in Art and

            Design, Autumn 2016 Issue 17, p.26. ISSN 2046-3138

2015 - The Conversation. Editor’s Choice: The world’s most expensive painting is too sexually explicit for Fox News

2014 - Talking about the Family: Acheson-Elmassry. Essay on the work of Eli AchesonElmassry. Eli. Catalogue publication. 

2010 - Assessment of The Journal in Fine Art Studio Practice. First Year Student Experience Wales A Practical Guide publication, The Higher

            Education Academy


            of the Arts London project supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)


2004 - IDENTITADES Michoacan, Mexico Report, Wales Arts International

2003 - GALICHNIK ART COLONY Report, Wales Arts International

2002 - “A SOLAINA DE PILOÑO” Galicia Report, Wales Arts International

2002 - NOTES ON COLOUR: Harlech Art Biennale 4 Seminar Text

2001 - THE SURFACE OF COLOUR Screenprint Project Report, Arts Council of Wales and Gibbon Inks and Coatings Screen Division 2001

2000 - HARLECH PRINTMAKING OPEN REVIEW: IMAGO, winter 2000. Black Church Print Studio, Dublin ABOUT PRINTMAKING: Introduction

            Harlech Printmaking Open catalogue

2003 - Participation “What Is Art For You” video by Irene Paskali, Macedonia

Catalogues and Publications

2014      - Wavy Banners 2013. ET4U Denmark. ISBN 978-87-991270-3-0

2013      - Oil Paintings in Public Ownership: North and Mid-Wales. The Public Catalogue Foundation ISBN 978-1-909475-03-8, p155,156

2012      - Past, Present and Future. Regional Print Centre Wrexham. p.79,80 

2010       - Le Ché ile. Regional Print Centre Wrexham. ISBN 978-0-9553031-3-5

2002-04 - Art Colony Galichnik, Museum of the City of Skopje. ISBN 9989-9811-4-0

2004       - Fourth International Triennial of Graphic Arts Sofia

2002       - VIth Xuntanza Obradoiro Internacional Das Artes Plasticas, “A SOLAINA DE PILOÑO” p28-29 Museo Municipal de Lalin ISBN 84 ́




City of Onkaparinga Art Collection, CAM Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Bangor

University, Secretario de Difusion Cultural de la Universidad Michoacána, México, Fundación Casa Museo “A Solaina” de Piloño;

Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia;

Frazer & Watson, London; Clifford Chance Solicitors, London; Zeckler & Co, London

Art Works Created during Artists' Point 2019

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