Andy Allen

Andy Allen

Nottigham, United Kingdom

About Andy Allen

Andy Allen born 1989, Rhuddlan Uk.
Lives and works in Prague.

His alchemical approach to image making incorporates gestalt laws, experimental processes and digital manipulation. In an attempt to respond to the language and tradition of oil painting.

Since graduating Allen has exhibited extensively throughout the UK and internationally including shows in London, New York and Suzhou China. His paintings are held in prestigious public and private collections throughout the world, including: The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire’s Collection at Chatsworth House.

Education

BA Hons Fine Art - LUSAD (Loughborough University School of Art and Design)
Foundation Diploma in Art and Design
NVQ Level 3 Life Drawing
NVQ Level 3 Print Making

Events

See Website and Social media for details:

www.andyallenfineart.co.uk
www.instagram.com/andyallenstudio
www.facebook.com/AndyAllenStudio

Exhibitions

2020 Object|Subject, Galerie Hala C, Prague, 7th October +

2018 New Works 2018, Clam Gallas Palac, Prague, 16th May – 25th May

2016 Tastes Like Flowers, Brix, Prague, 9th June - 2nd July

2015 Less Familiar, 60 Threadneedle Street, London, 21st May - 17th Sept

2013 Seven Years of Painting, Holgate Academy, Nottinghamshire, 24th June - 1st July



Selected Group Exhibitions:

2019 Velvet Edition, Prague, 20th - 26th Nov

2019 Prague Quadrennial, Vystaviste Holesovice, Prague 7th June

2018 Art In The House, Pankrac House, Prague, 20th - 29th Dec

2017 Postcards from the Depravation Chamber, Kafka’s House, Prague, 27th Feb - 5th March

2016 Candyophilia, Obejvak, Prague, 29th July

Obejvak Open, Obejvak, Prague, 26th May

2015 Contemporary Landscape, G1 Art, Windermere, 1st May - 30th Nov

Breaking the Fourth Wall, The Byron Cinema, Nottinghamshire, 29th Nov - 12th Dec

Five Squared, The Bohunk Institute, Nottingham, 12th March

Fresh Meat, The Bohunk Institute, Nottingham, 13th Feb - 7th March

2013 Made In England, Jinji Lake Art Museum, Suzhou, China, 21st Dec - 26th Feb

2012 Derby City Open, Derby Museum and Art Gallery, Derby, 1st Dec - 3rd Feb

Nottingham Open, Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, 28th Sept - 28th Oct

Invasion, A.E Harris Engineering Works, Birmingham, 21st - 30th Sept

New Contemporaries, Parish Rooms, Derbyshire, 3rd - 24th Sept

Fine Art Graduate Show, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, 15th - 21st June



Art Fairs:

2018 Art Prague, Clam Gallas Palac, Prague, 16th May – 25th May

2017 Art Prague, Kafkas House, Prague, 27th Feb - 5th March

2014 London Art Fair, Islington Design Center, London, 15th - 19th Jan

2013 The Byron Project, The Byron Cinema, Nottinghamshire 22nd Dec

Cambridge City Art Fair, The Guild Hall, Cambridge, 14th - 17th Nov

Buy Art Fair, Central Convention Complex, Manchester, 26th - 29th Sept

Affordable Art Fair New York, The Metropolitan Pavilion, New York 3rd - 6th Oct

Affordable Art Fair Hampstead, Lower Fairground Site, London, 13th - 16th June

Affordable Art Fair Battersea, Battersea Evolution, London, 7th - 10th March



Curation:

2020 Wonderdust (Vol1), Halle C, Prague, 4th June

2017 Postcards from the Depravation Chamber, Kafka’s House, Prague 27th Feb - 5th March

2016 Candyophilia, Obejvak, Prague, 29th July

Obejvak Open, Obejvak, Prague 26th May

2014 Breaking The Fourth Wall, The Byron Cinema, Nottinghamshire, 29th Nov - 12th Dec

Fresh Meat, The Bohunk Institute, Nottingham, 13th Feb - 7th March



Press and Publications (excluding catalogues):

2020 The Wise Fool Podcast Interview, 7th April

2018 Prag Artworks, Interview 20th Dec

2017 Michael John Rowland, Embracing Compassion, 21st

2016 Contemporary British Painting, Painter of the Day, 20th Feb

2015 Saatchi Art, One to Watch, 12th Dec

2015 Artside, Artist Of The Day, 16th Sept

Left Lion Magazine, Pick of the week

2014 Artistaday, Artist of the day, 15th May

2014 Rise Art, Two Lovely Gays 10 Favorites, 28th May



Collections:

The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

The Holgate Academy

Cheetham-Smith UK

Private Collections UK

Private Collections USA

Private Collections Australia

Private Collections Czech Republic

Private Collections Switzerland

Private Collections Germany