Curriculum Vitae




New Houghton,

Nr. Mansfield

Notts. NG19 8TD

07796068334 or 01623 811071




Sheffield Hallam University 2004- 2007 BA. Hons..Fine Art

Chesterfield College of Art and Design 2000-2004 Foundation in Art and Design

Broomfield College, Derby. 1985

Clarrendon College, Nottm. 1986

Lancaster University 1974-79 BSc. Hons. Biol


Art Awards


June 2007   The Diane Wilcox award

March 2008   The Drawing Inspiration Award (highly commended)


I have a contemporary art practice. I draw, paint, use film and photography and make sculptural objects.




May 2013 – February 2014 Carr Vale sculpture project, Bolsover Dragonflies.

Inspired by a find of dragonfly fossils I the coal seams of Bolsover colliery, Stone sculpture depicting the carboniferous landscape.


Nov 2013 – Jan 2014 Design and cast bronze award plaques for diamond cellebration at Portland college, Mansfield.


Nov 2013 – ongoing Documentary film based on the late Chales Causley, poet. Recording interviews with people who knew him.


April 2013 Musical bridge, wooden sculptural/ musical instruments Idle Valley Nature Reserve, Retford.


Jan 2011 to present co curator of ‘St Eval archive” ongoing film oral history project recording memories for the archive and producing documentary film ‘about the land’, dealing with sense of place in a small rural community. Funded by Feast, and the Arts Council


Feb /April 2011 ‘Blackwell Mining memorial /public artwork, Sculpture commission to design and install an art piece to acknowledge the importance of mining heritage to the village


September/November 2010 ‘Film commission, Film making commission to guide a group of young film makers to produce a film showing their impression of Clumber Park.


June/ Sept 2010. Clumber Park Mosaic Commission. To design and install new mosaic for the Refurbished education Centre. Commissioned by National Trust.


July 2010 ‘Dance in the Street’, Film making commission to follow a group of dancers training for a dance performance, Bassetlaw.


July 2010 The Big Sing Porthcothan, Cornwall one day arts festival ,sculpture commission to create a sand sculpture of a 50 foot Lobster


June 2010 – Port Isaac School Film Commission short film “Stories from the sea”


September 2009 to May 2010 Barlborough Public Artwork, Tree Sculpture, Memories of Trees


Summer 2008 Hilcote mining Memorial   public sculpture, Hilcote Derbyshire.


Spring 2008 Wollen Meadow interpretation panel Design artwork and layout of information board for nature reserve installed October 2008


May 2007 commissioned artist to design fabricate and install public sculpture for Surestart Sheffield   completed July 2007.


October, 18 – 25, 2006 The Big Draw, Creswell Crags Visitors Centre, Residency


July 2006 Barlborough country park Public art project, mosaic. Client Creswell Crags (world heritage site)


Exhibition based work


Oct 2009  Beautiful Babel The Lady Chapel Kelham Hall Newark


July 2009   Encounters,   Bassetlaw Arts Festival , Retford Town Hall


June 2009 Re; generations Bank Street Arts Sheffield


May – June 2009 My place in your place Bank street Arts Sheffield    


Feb – April 2009 The Landscape of Memories   Mansfield Museum and Art Gallery


Oct 2008 Visible   Thoresby Gallery , Thoresby


May 2008 Identifying Time And Place. Surface Gallery Nottingham.


14th April 2008   One Night Stand   The Gallery, Wimbledon College of Art, London.


Jan – March 2008   Solo show. Buxton museum and art gallery, Buxton.


October 2007 Shifting Sands.   Redgate Gallery Camberwell, London


July 2007   What shall we do now? Surface gallery, Nottingham


May 2007   What they did instead.   End Gallery, Psalter lane, Sheffield.


Jan – Feb. 2007   Imaginary Homelands, Mansfield Museum and Art Gallery


November 2006 S1 members show   Group show, s1 Artspace, Sheffield,


Sept/Oct 2006   Distance / Identitaeten Gallery 2050 Salzburg 2006,


Sept. 9th – Oct 2nd. 2006 Chance. Wirksworth Arts Festival, Derbyshire. Collaboration with artist Lorna Knowles.


April 2006, Beneath, The Surface Gallery, Nottingham.


March 2006 Chance/Sold Out, Live art performance. The corner Playhouse Eckington.


March 2006 Members will endeavour, Lodz, Poland.


January-February 2006, Muddy waters, The Old Library, Mansfield.


November 2005, Echo, R K Burt Gallery, Southwark, London.


September 2005, s1 Members Show, s1 Artspace Sheffield


June 2005 What have we become?” End Gallery, Psalter Lane. Sheffield Hallam University


May 2005 Self Portraits, The Hub, Sheffield




Andrew holds a recent enhanced CRB certificate and public liability insurance to the value of Five million pounds. These are available for inspection prior to commencing any work. He is experienced in a wide range of community-based projects working with all age groups and abilities. Recent projects have been working with schools to develop educational resources and to develop community-based arts training schemes for arts leaders.

Andrew has considerable experience in project development. He can work well as a part of a team, and has served on several arts steering groups.

Projects have been developed from their conception through to fund raising, planning and risk assessment. He is capable of delivering creative workshops across a wide range of art forms as well as competent in coordinating the work of other artists


June 2010 – ongoing   Resident Artist , Idle Valley nature reserve, Retford.


Jan – April 2010 Filming the Real Bellamy, Renaissance project commissioned by Mansfield Museum


Nov Dec 2009 Awards for all project in care homes for people with Dementia, Mansfield and Worksop.


Aug – Oct   2009 Visible shadow artist training and recruitment for over 50’s


May – July 2009 My Space, your place Residency with schools across Sheffield producing film for Sheffield Children’s Festival


Dec 08 – March 09 Visible Resident artist at Thoresby delivering a ten week arts program for a group of people over the age of fifty.


Oct- Nov 2008 “It’s good to be me..” Six week extended schools residency exploring self and identity using contemporary sculpture. A collaboration project between Andrew and Artist Brian Eccleshaw working with four schools in the Gainsborough area. Culminating in a professional exhibition of the children’s work at Bend in the River , Gainsborough.


July 2008   Thoresby Gallery 37 plus. Four week residency working at Thoresby Hall delivering visual arts apprenticeships and working towards a final exhibition in the Gallery and participants being entered for the Bronze arts award.


Nov 2007 – March 2008 Travellers enrichment program   Pleasley coordinator/ artist. Project management role including attending travellers forum meetings, risk assessment, coordination of creative sessions and managing support staff. Evaluation and end of project report writing.


Feb – March 2008 Between the Leaves Community Arts leaders training program Barlborough.

Developing a project from concept to completion. Working with community volunteers to produce a program of training sessions in making skills and how to organise an art project


January 2008 Animation workshop Anthony Bek school, Pleasley. Workshop exploring techniques of animation, from flip book drawings to stop frame animation of clay models. Resulting in short animated films to show the group.


Sept 2007 – March 2008 a place for learning, Creswell Crags Heritage centre, working with students from Whitwell Primary School, Manor Secondary school and Stubbin Wood special needs school to produce a film to be used as part of an educational teachers resource pack.


November 2007 Community Arts leaders training, working with a group of community volunteers to provide support and training in delivering community arts sessions.


October 2007 Skill share sessions to train teachers how to organise and deliver lantern-making sessions. Sessions with staff at Scarcliffe, Bolsover and Palterton schools


October 2007 The Big Draw Creswell Crags Heritage Centre. Week long participatory arts project producing land art in response to the change in landscape over time.


September 2007 Stubbin wood special school sculpture day using our heritage as a theme to explore ideas. Images of objects produced to be used for educational tool kit.


June – August 2007 a place for living Creswell Crags heritage centre, a program of film making workshops with a teen group documenting their response to their local heritage and environment.


May 2007 Sculpture / model making workshop, Creswell Primary school. Creswell Derbyshire.


Feb – March 2007 Creative Consultation, Bolsover


Feb – April 2007 Blackbridge Travellers Site. Artist’s residency designed to engage with young people and produce a permanent piece of art.


November 2006   Bolsover Moving Lights, Lantern festival with Chinese theme, working with 5 youth clubs in the District of Bolsover and culminating in a parade from Bolsover castle.


Sept. – Dec. 06 Kaleidoscope Surestart group of parents at Whaley Thorns. Helping them develop ideas as a group and make a creative mural / Mosaic to represent their group.


2005 to Dec 2006 Curatorial Coordinator for Bolsover Schools Arts Celebration, (ongoing


August 2006 Hilcote Graffiti project. Coordinator, working with Artist Steve Dilks to deliver workshops and produce Graffiti Artwork for Local Teen Shelter


June / July 2006 Creswell Mural Project Artist / coordinator working with Artist Nicci Wilson to delivery workshops within the community and produce Mural, and DVD


June2006   Kopy Kats Buxton Museum and Art gallery/ Eckington Library. To coincide with touring exhibition launch. Workshop with young people exploring the issues surrounding counterfeiting. Finished artworks. Made into posters to accompany the exhibition. (Further events at Brimington, Shirebrook, Ripley,)


April 2006 Moorsfields Homeless/refugee centre, Sheffield.. Series of workshops helping young people at the centre express their ideas through art.


February 2006 Grot to Green, Series of workshops based at 3 different youth groups helping young people to develop ideas about recycling and caring for the environment.


October 2005 The Big Draw Residency, Creswell Crags (World Heritage Site),

Exploring drawing with natural found pigments..


July-October 2005 Residency, with Shirebrook C.E.D.

Lead Artist to generate Art projects with youth groups in the district, program of art workshops with four groups, Shirebrook, Creswell, Langwith and Bolsover.


July-August 2005 Workshops based at New Houghton Community house helping young people explore their identity through art and mark making.


Referees  details available on request.