Andrew Weir

Andrew Weir

Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany

About Andrew Weir

Andrew Weir was born in Scotland. He studied at Gray's School of Art (Robert Gordon University) and graduated with BA(hons) in 2003. As part of his degree he also studied at the Maastricht Academy of Fine Arts (The Netherlands)

He lived in Japan for almost a decade and moved back to Europe in the spring of 2017.

Andrew Weir has exhibited in galleries across Europe, Australia, Asia & North America. His work is also held in private collections around the globe.

His work is influenced by artists like; Antonio Tapies, Franz Klein, Cy Twombly, Robert Rauschenberg, William De Kooning & Ian Hamilton Finlay.

Ideas held within Wabi-sabi (侘寂) and shodō (書道) (Japanese Calligraphy) are also sources of inspiration.

Education

BA(Hons) from Gray's School of Art (Robert Gordon University) Aberdeen, Scotland (2003)

Telford College, Edinburgh (Advanced Certificate in Art & Design) 1998

Events

Double Page Feature in Saatchi's Spring 2020 catalog.

Featured in Saatchi's "In The Abstract' Spring 2019 catalog.

Featured in Saatchi's "9 Emerging Artists to Buy Now" in their Spring Collection 2018 magazine.

3 pieces included in the Limited by Saatchi's New & Noteworthy collection (Published February 2018)

"The Ship of Theseus no.2" was featured in the New This Week 2-5-2018 Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage.

"妖怪 / Yōkai" was featured in the New Abstract Expressionism Paintings Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage.

"Who The Hell is Herod (Triptych, in pink)" was featured in the New This Week 1-29-2018 Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage.

"The Ship of Theseus no.2" will be featured in the Average Art magazine. The magazine will be published on the 19th January 2018

"And The Whole Thing Became Kabuki no.2" was featured in the New This Week 10-23-2017 Collection on Saatchi Art's

"The Promise in Naoji's Letter no.2" was featured in the New This Week 10-16-2017 Collection on Saatchi Art

"And The Whole Thing Became Kabuki no.2" was featured in the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts 154th Open Annual Exhibition 2017 catalogue.

My painting, 'We Are Moments Away' was featured in the promotional video (can be seen on YouTube) for "Introducing Limited by Saatchi Art" - September 2017

Featured in the New This Week 7-3-2017 Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage

Featured in the New Street Art Inspired by Keith Haring Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage (May 2017)

Featured in Saatchi's 'New This Week 4-3-2017 Collection'

Featured in Fragile Express' 'Hot List' March 2017

Taiheiyo Exhibition at The National Art Center Tokyo (太平洋展、国立新美術館) in June 2015.

Featured in the Inspired by Street Art Collection on Saatchi Art's homepage (Feb 2017)

Exhibitions

Greenhouse Interiors' "Life Online Exhibition" - October 23rd - 30th 2020.

"An Arduous Study on Happiness" Solo Exhibition at The Gail Severn Gallery in Ketchum, Idaho. September 2020.

"The Secret" Group show at the Jinsan Gallery in Seoul, South Korea - November 5th -29th, 2019

Melbourne Affordable Art Fair - Sept 5 - 8, 2019
Hong Kong Affordable Art Fair - May 16 - 19, 2019

Solo exhibition titled 'Hidden Stories'. April 2 - 28th 2019 at the Jinsan Museum in Seoul, South Korea.

13 paintings included in "A Winter's Tale" exhibition at the Paul Stewart Gallery in Paris, France. Dec 3rd - Jan 15th (2019)

Represented by the Paul Stewart Gallery in Paris, France (since July 2018)

New paintings are on show (from June 2018) at the 19Karen Contemporary Art Space in Queensland, Australia (www.19karen.com.au) Andrew Weir is represented by 19Karen (Since May 2017)

Paintings included in the BEVY Exhibition at the Julia Martin Gallery In Nashville, Tennessee. June 2nd - July 30th 2018

"Agnostic Forms" solo exhibition in Berlin at the Geo Art Galerié (6th April – April 20th 2018)

"The Promise in Naoji's Letter no.2" & "And The Whole Thing Became Kabuki no.2" will be exhibited at the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts 154th Open Annual Exhibition 2017. 11th Nov - 26th Nov 2017

Downlands College Annual 31st Art Exhibition in Toowoomba, Australia - September 1st -3rd 2017

St. Hilda's Art Show, Queensland, Australia - 6th October to Sunday, 8th October, 2017

"Everything & Anything" will be part of The Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition which will be on throughout the Edinburgh Festival. Exhibition is open to the public from 22 July - 1st October, 2017

4 pieces On show (June 2017) at the 19Karen Contemporary Art Space in Queensland, Australia (www.19karen.com.au)

Represented by the 19Karen Contemporary Art Space in Queensland, Australia.

Taiheiyo Exhibition at The National Art Center Tokyo (太平洋展、国立新美術館) in June 2015. (Roppongi, Japan)

Red Door Gallery, Edinburgh (Scotland)

Gray's School of Art Graduation Show (part of the Robert Gordon University) Aberdeen, Scotland

The Maastricht Academy of Fine Arts (The Netherlands)