From his studio close to the banks of the River Wylye in South Wiltshire, Nick Andrew paints the nearby water-meadows, lakes, forest and especially the river in all seasons and times of day.

Nick paints using acrylic on canvas, paper and board with bold, vigorous brushstrokes to capture a sense of the atmosphere, movement, pattern, colour and contrast which draw him Nick-Andrew-B+W-Oct-2015to these beautiful surroundings.  He aims to express something of the vitality and freshness of the natural world and his own quiet, solitary involvement with the subject.
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He also explores themes further afield: Since January 2016 he has been researching London green spaces in his ‘Sticks in the Smoke’ project. Find out more in the projects page. And follow his regular ‘Sticks in the Smoke’ blog. Prints of his sketchbook drawings are available in the ‘Sticks in the Smoke’ Prints page.

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Find out here about Art Mentoring, Workshops, Courses, Painting ‘Clinic’ and Painting Retreats at Nick’s new cARTshed STUDIO, set within the creative ambience of Bull Mill, and surrounded by stunning riverside, woodland and meadow landscapes. Also cARTshed GIFT VOUCHERS!

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awardWinner of the Individual Artists Award 2017 at the Wiltshire Life Awards. Read more on the News Page

 

 

 

Header image ‘Purlieu’ Acrylic on canvas. 137 x 59cm