Mr Andrew Jenkin's profile

  • Andrew teaches regular weekly watercolour classes in North Wales Weekly classes in North Wales : Tuesday mornings at Penrhyn Bay Tuesday afternoons at Rhos-on-Sea Wednesday mornings at Penrhyn Bay Wednesday afternoons at Craig-y-Don Thursday morni
    2012 Shortlisted for Artists and Illustrators Magazine 'Artist of the Year'

    Andrew Jenkin is a self-taught artist, originally from Yorkshire now living in North Wales, who has been shortlisted for ‘Artist of the Year’ by Artist & Illustrators magazine and whose work has been featured in Welsh Border Life magazine.

    He works mainly in watercolour, painting figurative and semi-abstract subjects, in particular landscapes, historical and folklore illustrations.

    As an illustrator he has designed images for books, CD covers, retail displays, museum exhibits, tourist information panels and furniture upholstery.

    He wrote and illustrated ‘The Curse of the Lambton Worm’, a book about the folklore of dragons in the North-East of England, and has also illustrated two books about Honley, the West Yorkshire village where he grew up, as well as ‘Tapestry’, a children’s fairytale written by Richard King and published by Silverhill.

    Andrew also teaches watercolour classes in North Wales, and demonstrates watercolours to art societies throughout the UK.

    He was Head Tutor at North Light Gallery Art School in Huddersfield until moving to Wales in 2010.


    Selected Exhibitions

    Regular invited exhibitor at Holmfirth Artweek & Fringe Exhibition.

    2016  Royal Cambrian Academy Open Exhibition

                Solo exhibition at Plas Newydd, Anglesey

    Exhibition of Lambton Worm at National Museum of Wales in Cardiff

    2015  Royal Cambrian Academy Open Exhibition

                Grosvenor Museum (Chester) Open Exhibition

    2014  Royal Cambrian Academy Open Exhibition

                Art4Cards exhibition at North Light Gallery

    2013  Royal Cambrian Academy Open Exhibition

    Solo exhibition ‘A Portrait of Honley’ book illustrations at Holmfirth Artweek                    

    2011  Exhibition of Lambton Worm at Akron Fossils & Science Museum, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

                Exhibition at Harrison Lord Gallery, Brighouse

    2010  Solo exhibition at Harrison Lord Gallery, Brighouse

    Acrylics, Drawing, Gouache, Mixed Media, Pastels, Pencil/Charcoal, Pen & Ink, Pen And Wash, Watercolour
    Abstract or Experimental, Botanical Illustration, Buildings, Coastal and Maritime, Colour Mixing, Drawing, Flowers and Gardens, Impressionism, Landscape or Woodland Scene, Perspective, Skies, Still Life, Seascapes and Water, Townscapes, Trees and Foliage, Waterways and Canals

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