Approved: 16.08.2006

Andrew Smith

Artist, Curator, Lecturer / academic, Maker

Approved: 16.08.2006

Andrew has worked consistently with colour exploring different processes and methodologies including printmaking (The Surface of Colour 2001); collaboration, in establishing links with international partners (Galicia 2002, Macedonia 2003, Mexico 2004, Poland 2004 and Australia 2009) and public art projects (Barry 2009, Cardiff 2010 and Russia 2011). He studied at Norwich School of Art and Camberwell

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    Andrew has worked consistently with colour exploring different processes and methodologies including printmaking (The Surface of Colour 2001); collaboration, in establishing links with international partners (Galicia 2002, Macedonia 2003, Mexico 2004, Poland 2004 and Australia 2009) and public art projects (Barry 2009, Cardiff 2010 and Russia 2011). He studied at Norwich School of Art and Camberwell UAL and has taught part time throughout his career. In 2016 he curated a major project exploring studio practice involving 16 artists working with the art collection at Amgueddfa Cymru National Museum Wales.

    CV & Education

    EXHIBITIONS

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

    2016 El Arreciado V International Wool Sculpture Symposium, Spain

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

    2015 Edge of Colour II, Ucheldre Arts Centre, Holyhead

    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 ‘9’ The Presence of Absence. Llawn 02, Llandudno with Llandudno Museum, RCA and Culture Colony

    2014 Royal Cambrian Academy 132nd Annual Exhibition

    2014 One Alfred Place with Store Street Gallery, London W1

    2014 Royal Cambrian Academy Open 2014 – highly commended

    PUBLIC ART 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.

    GRANTS & AWARDS

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

    CURATION

    2014 - 2016 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 Mo^n; Royal Cambrian Academy, Storiel.

    WRITING

    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