A painter living in the wilds of Yorkshire (Sheffield, so not really 'wilds' as such). Has been painting for 15 years, properly established in 2008.
Visit my portfoilio website at www.artbyandyonline.com

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Mam Tor

Here's a new metre square painting finished. It's the 'Winnets Pass' image expanded up to 1 metre x 1 metre. Hope you folks like :)



Title - 'Mam Tor''
Oil paint on canvas
1 metre x 1 metre
finished 20th Janury 2014


 If you're interested in buying any of these large pieces please contact me via my email address - andy@artbyandyonline.com


The John Ruskin Prize 2014

The John Ruskin Prize 2014

Hi folks this will probably be of interest to some of you (especially artist folk) there's a competition which will have the winners and runners up shown in the Sheffield Millenium Gallery. Work submitted can be in any recognised medium including drawing, painting, watercolour, print and mixed media. Photographs, sculpture and film are not eligible. More info after the link - http://www.campaignfordrawing.org/competitions/ruskin.aspx

To Enter:

Applicants may submit up to 3 photographs of artworks to: ruskin@campaignfordrawing.org. Attach an entry form from http://www.campaignfordrawing.org/competitions/ruskin.aspx and pay here.

Alternatively you may post hard copy photographs with a completed entry form and cheque to cover the number of works submitted to:

John Ruskin Prize, Campaign for Drawing, 7 Gentleman’s Row, EN2 6PT

Entry fee: First image £10; second £5; third £3.

Works must be wall-mounted and not exceed 1.75 metres in any direction.

Important Dates:

Submission deadline: 7 April 2014

For more terms and conditions see here - http://www.campaignfordrawing.org/competitions/ruskin/JohnRuskinT&Cs.pdf

Sunday, 26 January 2014

The Reith Lectures 2013 - Grayson Perry

A collection of 4 lectures presented by BBC Radio 4 back in October and November of 2013. He was asked to present lectures on his views concerning the contemporary artworld.


"Democracy Has Bad Taste"
Grayson Perry: Playing to the Gallery: 2013 Episode 1 of 4
Grayson Perry analyses the complex process of judging quality in contemporary art.
BBC link - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03969vt




"Beating the Bounds"
Grayson Perry: Playing to the Gallery: 2013 Episode 2 of 4
Grayson Perry questions the often-heard assertion that anything can be art.
BBC link - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03dsk4d




"Nice Rebellion, Welcome In!"
Grayson Perry: Playing to the Gallery: 2013 Episode 3 of 4
Grayson Perry asks if revolution is a defining idea in art, or has it met its end?
BBC link - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03f9bg7




"I found Myself In The Art World"
Grayson Perry: Playing to the Gallery: 2013 Episode 4 of 4
Grayson Perry discusses the painful yet rewarding process of becoming an artist.
BBC link - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03g9mn1




Wednesday, 1 January 2014

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!

Happy New Year my lovelies!!!! Hope you've all had a good one and lets all hope that 2014 is better than previous years. I've just finished one of my large paintings in time for the change of year :)

Some extra images showing some of my other large metre square paintings. If you're interested in buying any of these large pieces please contact me via my email address - andy@artbyandyonline.com