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 also explores themes further afield: since Nick Andrew drawingJanuary 2016 he has been researching London green spaces in his ‘Sticks in the Smoke’ drawing project. Find out more in the projects page and his ‘Sticks in the Smoke’ blog. Nick has recently started a new plein air drawing project ‘A Gap in the Market’: a year- long series of drawings of Salisbury Charter Market, which will be exhibited in Aug- Sept 2021 at Fisherton Mill, Salisbury.

Wylye Valley Art Trail 2021


An exciting 9- day festival of visual art in south west Wiltshire from 1 – 9 May 2021. Open Studios, workplaces, galleries and group exhibitions. Meet and talk to artists and craftspeople. And maybe buy a piece of original art!

This is the 11th biennial Wylye Valley Art Trail which Nick has coordinated (and founded in 2001). This year there are 48 venues, showing the work of over 140 artists, in Covid- safe environments. Find out more at

Bull Mill Studio is part of Venue 7.

‘The Winter Visitor’

‘The Winter Visitor’ was published in 2020, a children’s book written and designed by Nick Andrew, based on a chalk stream. Tanya Hinton has created the enchanting illustrations with unique paintings on reclaimed wood. A proportion of sales from the book will be donated to the Wessex Rivers Trust.The-Winter-Visitor-cover-sp

Follow this link to find out more, preview and purchase a copy of ‘The Winter Visitor’.

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!

awardWinner of the Individual Artists Award 2017 at the Wiltshire Life Awards




Header image ‘Rimiera’  Acrylic on canvas. 107 x 46cm. Go to ‘Rimiera’ page