Andrew Newland is an artist based at his studio in Sheeaun, Kilmaley, Co. Clare.
He trained in the UK, initially at Bath Academy of Art. He completed a Dip AD at Leeds Polytechnic and did an ATC qualification at the University of Wales. He moved to Ireland in 1994.
His work is primarily concerned with places and uses a variety of painting and drawing media including oil, acrylic, gouache, water colour, pastel and pencil, much of it done outdoors.
Solo exhibitions of paintings have included ‘A Year on the Moor’ (travels across Dartmoor, 1993) exhibited at 4 venues in the UK; ‘A Year in West Clare’ (the artist’s locality, 1997) exhibited in Galway, Ennis, Dublin and Limerick; ‘Radharc Aniar’ (Mayo, Galway and Kerry, 2001) exhibited in Dublin, Kerry and Galway and ‘Sealladh (Ireland and Scotland’, 2006) exhibited in Galway, Dublin and Lorient. He has also participated in group shows. He has had several residencies at the Cill Rialaig project in Kerry.
His work has featured on television on both RTÉ One and TG4.
He is currently teaching some small groups online and is working on a compilation of his work for his ‘Picture of the Day’ lockdown project.