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Keith Andrew RCA (Royal Cambrian Academy) was born in London and studied at Beckenham School of Art and Ravensbourne College of Art and Design, Bromley, Kent . He worked in London as a graphic artist for eight years before turning to painting full time in 1975. This coincided with moving to Anglesey, North Wales.

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A Traditional View - In 1975 I saw a small exhibition in Blackheath, London which planted the seed of my inspiration, and it is still growing.
It was an exhibition of eighteenth century watercolours including works by Samuel Palmer, David Cox, Turner and particularly John Varley. The show made a lasting impression on me. From that moment I studied their eighteenth century technique and formulated my contemporary vision.
Later that year I moved to Wales bringing with me…

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About

Keith Andrew RCA (Royal Cambrian Academy) was born in London and studied at Beckenham School of Art and Ravensbourne College of Art and Design, Bromley, Kent . He worked in London as a graphic artist for eight years before turning to painting full time in 1975. This coincided with moving to Anglesey, North Wales.

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A Traditional View - In 1975 I saw a small exhibition in Blackheath, London which planted the seed of my inspiration, and it is still growing.
It was an exhibition of eighteenth century watercolours including works by Samuel Palmer, David Cox, Turner and particularly John Varley. The show made a lasting impression on me. From that moment I studied their eighteenth century technique and formulated my contemporary vision.
Later that year I moved to Wales bringing with me expectations of the mountains and landscapes formed by these artists. Unlike them I stayed.

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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
1979 Through Artists Eyes, Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno [group]
1981 Royal Academy Summer Exhibtion [group] 1981 Elected Member of the Royal Cambrian Academy 1985 Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours [group] 1988 Artists in the National Parks,Victoria & Albert Museum,London
 1990 National Museum of Wales, Llanberis [solo] 1995 The Presidents Exhibition, Royal Birmingham Society [group]
 1995 Painting the Landscape - A Welsh Tradition. Martin Tinney Gallery 1995 Royal Cambrian Academy [solo] 1997 Afon Conwy, National Library of Wales. [group] 1997 Joined a Trade Mission to Japan with the Welsh Office
 1997 Invited artist at the International Art Symposium, Saalkries,
Halle, East Germany 2002 National Print Exhibition, Mall Gallery London (group) 2009 A Romantic vision of Welsh Landscape (solo, touring) Royal Cambrian Academy, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Taliesin Art Centre Swansea. 1993-5 Vice President of the Royal Cambrian Academy
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
Contemporary Art Society for Wales, Anglesey Borough Council,
National Library of Wales,
University of Wales Swansea, West Glamorgan County Library,
Royal College of Surgeons Faculty of Anaesthetists,
University of Wales Print Collection Aberystwyth.

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS: Amoco, British Gypsum, Ocean Transport & Trading Ltd.,
Milk Marketing Board, Texaco, Sheik Surror Abu Dhabi,
Laura Ashley Foundation.
MEDIA 40 minute TV documentary ‘Lliwiaw Atgof’ made by HTV and screened on S4C June 28 1991.
The Heaven and Earth Show - Interview with Simon Calder while painting the sunset from the top of Dinas Bran near Llangollen, Wales. Shown on BBC 1, January 22 2006.

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