Iain Andrews

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The Goose Girl, 2009 Acrylic On Canvas 60x50cm © iain andrews
The Eat Me, 2010 Acrylic On Canvas 60x50cm © iain andrews
The Pilgrimage of Lost Children, 2009 Acrylic On Canvas 90x122cm © iain andrews
The Pilgrimage of Lost Children II, 2010 Acrylic On Canvas 244 X 90cm © Iain Andrews
© Courtesy of the Artist and Warrington Museum and Art Gallery
© Courtesy of the Artist and Warrington Museum and Art Gallery
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of John Milton (The Eucatastrophe), 2013 Acrylic On Linen 40 X 30cm © Courtesy of the Artist and Man&Eve
The Impressario, 2013 Acrylic On Linen 45 X 55cm © Courtesy of the Artist and Man&Eve
iain andrews, 2014
Quick Facts
Birth year
Lives in
Manchester, UK
Works in
Manchester, UK
University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1998, MA
Representing galleries
man and eve, London

Iain Andrews – Curriculum Vitae



2000    Sheffield University,                                 PG Dip. Art Psychotherapy

1998    University College of Wales, Aberystwyth,        MA Painting



Solo Exhibitions


2015    (forthcoming) University of York College Gallery

2014  Review : Iain Andrews, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

2013    Il Teatro dei Leviatano,  Man and Eve, London,  -   The Language of Paint (with

Richard Kenton Webb), The Atkinson Gallery, Somerset,

2012    Mythopoeia,  Warrington Museum and Art Gallery

2011     Manchester Contemporary (solo presentation with man and eve), Manchester

2009  Iain Andrews (with Geneive Figgis), Queen Street Studios, Belfast,  -  Theoria, Gallery

 286, London,  -The Pilgrimage of Lost Children and Other Stories, Bankley Mill, Manchester

2008  The Edge of Figuration, Tregoning Fine Art, Derby



Group Exhibitions


2014   (DETAIL) , H Project space, Bangkok,(June) and Transition gallery, London (September) – curated by Andrew Bracey  -   Open Up North, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

2013  Beautiful Things, Next Door projects, Tate Liverpool,  -  Tip of the Iceberg, Contemporary Art Society, London, 

2012  The Wreck of the Imagination, Sarah O’ Kane Fine Art, Lewes - International Beethoven Festival, Chicago, - Polemically Small, Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham - 60 Drawings, Bankley Gallery, Manchester - Put your money where your eyes are, Castlelfield Gallery, Manchester - Pulse Art Fair,  New York (with Man and Eve) - Collectible, Zeitgeist Arts Projects, London - A Private Affair, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston -Digital Romantics, Dean Clough, Halifax

2011     National Open Art Competition Prizewinners Exhibition, Pallant House, Chichester -

Something Borrowed, Cultivate, London - The Manchester Contemporary (solo presentation), with Man and Eve, Manchester -The Return : House of the Nobleman, Boswall House, London  -   Configured, Signal Gallery, London -Jerwood Drawing Prize, London and touring to various venues - Contemporary Approaches to Watercolour, Mall Galleries, London -  Polemically Small, curated by Edward Lucie Smith, Garboushian Gallery, LA - Desire, Portman Gallery, London - The Open West, Gloucester Art Gallery, Gloucester

2010  The Marmite Art Prize, Tameside, touring to Coventry and London in 2011 - Crash Salon, Charlie Dutton Gallery -The Borrowed Loop, Man and Eve, London - Summer Show, Tregoning Fine Art, Derby

2009 Salon 09, Matt Roberts Arts, London -New Artists, Newdays Gallery, Surrey -Top 100, Jealous Gallery, London - British Art in the Twenty First Century,  Opera Gallery, Hungary

2008 Marmite Art Prize, Studio 1.1, London -Top 100,  MCPS/PRS Alliance building and various venues, London  -New Blood Art Fair, London  -Budapest Art Fair, Hungary - Horse Power, Liverpool Biennale, Edge Hill Station, Liverpool - International Artists, Opera Gallery, Hungary - Add Balance to the Equation, Lloyd Gill Gallery, Somerset - Night Thoughts, Royal West of England Academy, Bath - Imaging the Bible, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth

2007 From Bacchus to Barbie, Signal Gallery, London - Derby Open, City Art Gallery, Derby -  Sefton Open, Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport - SOA Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

2006 Derby Open, Derby City Art Gallery, Derby

2005 Stations of the Cross, St.Mary’s, Stoke Newington, London - Art Of Imagination, touring European Exhibition – Galerie Venere, Italy -  Lofthouse Galerie, Germany -  Silos Gallery, Spain - Challenge the Nail, Salon des Arts, London

2004   Candid Arts Trust , London

2003 Art and Vision, touring Exhibition – Williamsburg Art centre, New York – Gallery 37, London – Kircudbright, Scotland - Religion, Art and War, Salon des Arts, London

2002 Eyepoppers, City Art Gallery, Gloucester - Art of Imagination, Gallery 37, London and Goldmark Gallery, Uppingham, Rutland




Competitions, Prizes and Awards


2014      Open up North, 1st Prize winner, Kendal

2012     Nominated for Northern Art Prize

2011      TOWRY Regional prize – North of England, National Open Art Competition

2011    Marmite Painting Prize, 1st Prize winner, London

2011    Jerwood Drawing Prize, London

2010     Jerwood Painting Fellowship, Shortlist

2009     Best of British, Finalist, Saatchi Gallery, London

2009     Abbey Scholarship Fine Art, Shortlist, British School of Rome

2007     Sir Leslie Joesph Young Artist Award, Finalist  - Glynn Vivian Art Gallery,


2007     Celeste Art Prize, Shortlist, London

2002     LUKAS Drawing Prize, London




Public Collections


The Progressive Collection, Ohio, USA

The New Art Gallery, Walsall

Warrington Art Gallery

St Paul’s The Crossing, Walsall



Selected press / Publication


2014         Guardian Guide – Pick of the week’s exhibitions

2014          Let Line Loose – book by David Maclagan published by Reaktion books

2012         Mythopoeia, Exhibition Catalogue with essays by Edward Lucie Smith and Graham Crowley

2012         BBC news

2011       Jerwood Drawing Prize , Exhibition Catalogue

2011       Polemically Small review

2011        Front cover, a-n magazine May issue

2011         One to watch, A Kick up the Arts,

2011        Marmite Painting Prize, Exhibition Catalogue

2011        Editors pick - 10 Top International Shows - Saatchi Online Magazine

2011       One to watch, FAD

2010      Review of ‘The Borrowed Loop’ , a-n October

2009      School of Saatchi, BBC 2

2009     The Vacuum, Issue 41.

2008     Marmite Art Prize, Exhibition Catalogue with essay by Oliver Kossack

2007     Celeste Art Prize, Exhibition Catalogue

2006     What the world needs now, BBC 1

2003      Religion, Art and War, Exhibition Catalogue, Imperial College London





Talks , Papers and Judging Panels


2014    In Coversation with David Maclagan – Castlefield Gallery

2013    Neo Art Prize, Selection Panel

2012   The Marmite Art Prize –Selection Panel

2011  The Open West 2011 -Selection panel together with Daniel Chadwick

2010  Who cares if it’s Art or not, is it any good? – Liverpool Cathedral

2010  ‘The Good, The True and The Beautiful’ – University of Wales, Aberystwyth



I currently work an Art Psychotherapist and Artist in residence at Trinity Church of England High School, Mossside, Manchester.