Andy Pankhurst

1968 Born Bournemouth, Dorset

1984-1986 General Art and Design Diploma, Bournemouth and Poole College of Art

1986-1990 BA (Hons) Slade School of Fine Art, UCL

1990 Winsor and Newton Young Artists’ Award (First Prize)

Begins to be represented by Anthony Mould Contemporary Ltd

1990-1992 H.D.F.A., Slade School of Fine Art, UCL

1991 NatWest Prize for Art (Second Prize)

1992-1993 Travels to Spain with Richard Ford scholarship awarded by the RA

1993-1994 Awarded Boise travel scholarship. Spends one year in Italy, predominantly in Padua studying Giottos in the Arena Chapel

1997-2005 Part-time lecturer, Slade School of Fine Art

1999-2000 Commissioned by M.C.C. to paint former England Cricket Captains, Michael Atherton and Alec Stewart

2001 Continues to be part-time tutor The Royal Drawing School (formerly Prince’s Drawing School)

2002-2003 Appointed to cover the England Cricket Tour to Australia in 2002/2003 by M.C.C. with an exhibition in Summer 2003 at Lord’s

2002 Co-founds The London School of Painting and Drawing

2003 Invited onto the Richard Ford Award Committee

Begins to exhibit with Browse & Darby

2007 Commissioned by University of Exeter to paint the portrait of Lord Alexander of Weedon Q.C. Completed 2010

2007-2008 Represented by Addison Fine Arts, San Francisco, USA, in association with Browse & Darby

2010 Continues to be freelance tutor and lecturer at The National Portrait Gallery, London

2012 Co-authors (with Lucinda Hawksley) ‘What Makes Great Art’, Published by Apple Press

2016 Continues to teach for the RA’s Academic Programmes

2016 Resumes occasional part-time teaching at the Slade School of Fine Art

One-Man Exhibitions

2014 Drawings and Paintings: Figure, Landscape & Still Life, Browse & Darby, London

2011 The Ashes Series & Drawings, Browse & Darby, London

2008 Paintings & Drawings, Browse & Darby, London

2005 Motif, 1985-2005 Browse & Darby, London

2003 M.C.C. Artist on the England Tour to Australia 2002-2003, Lord’s Cricket Ground, London

2001 Works on Paper, 1987-2001, Slade Gallery, UCL

1995 Work from Italy, Pearson Gallery, UCL


Winters, Edward, ‘Aesthetics and visual culture: looking at Andrew Pankhurst’s Night painting’, in Dealing with the Visual: Art History, Aesthetics, and Visual Culture, Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2005

Winters, Edward, Motif, 1985-2005, exhibition catalogue, Browse & Darby, 2005

Buckman, David, A Dictionary of Artists in Britain Since 1945, Published by Sansom & Co, 2006

Alexander, Martha, ‘Feature’, in Artists & Illustrators, 2011

Public Collections

Christie’s Contemporary Collection

M.C.C. Museum, Lord’s Cricket Ground

Royal Bank of Scotland Group Art Collection (former NatWest Group)

Royal Academy of Arts

University College London

University of Exeter, Fine Art Collection

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