BIOGRAPHY

Based in Bristol, Andrew Hardwickís work is landscape based and looks at strange wilderness zones, both those seemingly natural and those man made. His paintings play with and subvert traditional ideas of landscape painting and the sublime.

After gaining an MA in Fine Art at the University of Wales, Cardiff, Hardwick has gone on to show in numerous exhibitions across the country.


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EDUCATION

1987 - 90
Bath College of Art

1992 - 95
BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of the West of England, Bristol

1995 - 97
MA Fine Art, University of Wales, Cardiff, Wales


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1991
Where the Avon meets the Severn, Sydney Place Gallery, Bath

1994
Alien Landscape, Veale Wagsborough Gallery, Bristol

1997
Deluge Chapter Arts Centre Cafe, Cardiff

1999
Elemental Landscapes, Michael Tippett Centre, Bath Spa University
Transient Land, The Viewpoint Gallery, Plymouth College of Art, Plymouth
Elemental Dynamics, Flax International Arts Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland

2000
Between Land and Water The Phoenix Gallery, Brighton

2001
Earth Echoes, The London Road Gallery, Northwich, Cheshire
Earth, Sea and Sky with Clement McAleer, Kirkby Gallery, Liverpool

2002
Looking West, PSR, Hull

2003
Land, Sea and Sky, Thompsons Gallery, Stowe on the Wold Veiled Earth, Otter Gallery, University College Chichester, Chichester, West Sussex

2004
Between Land and Tide, South Tipperary Arts Centre, Clonmel, South Tipperary, Southern Ireland

2005
Fragmented Land, Folkestone Museum and Art Gallery, Folkstone, Kent
Tunnel Gallery, Tonbridge

2006
Forgotten Ground, Central Art Gallery, Ashton-under-Lyne, Manchester

2007
Atruim Gallery, Bournmouth University

2008
Estuary, Newport Museum and Art Gallery, South Wales

2009
Where the Sea Meets the Estuary, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, North Devon

2010
Tidal Wilderness,Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

2011
Evanescent Earth, Millennium, St Ives

2013
Moor, Millennium, St. Ives


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2002
Summer Exhibition, Thompsons Gallery, Stow on the Wold

2003
Into the Light, Hot Bath Gallery, Bath

2004
Partial View, curated by Matthew Collins, Hot Bath Gallery, Bath

2006
Summer Show, Cube Gallery, Bristol

2007
Autumn Show, Royal West of England Academy

2010
Autumn Show, Royal West of England Academy

2010
Mixed Winter Exhibition, Millennium, St. Ives

2011
London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, Islington


CRITICAL REVIEWS, TELEVISION AND PRESS COVERAGE

Sarah Hughes, Visual Arts Review, Fine Time Magazine, 1997
Chapter Arts Centre Review, February 1997
Evening Herald, Visual Arts Preview, 1999
Phoenix Arts Review, 2000
Artscene, 2002
Yorkshire Television, Look North, Interview, 2002
Partial View Catologue South Tipperary Today, 2004
The Nationalist, 2004
Metro, Arts Review, 2008
Devon Life, 2009
Venue Magazine, 2010