Andy Pankhurst


1968 Born Bournemouth, Dorset
1984-1986 General Art and Design Diploma, Bournemouth and Poole College of Art
1986-1990 BA (Hons) Slade School of Fine Art, UCL
1990 Winsor and Newton Young Artists’ Award (First Prize)
Begins to be represented by Anthony Mould Contemporary Ltd
1990-1992 H.D.F.A., Slade School of Fine Art, UCL
1991 NatWest Prize for Art (Second Prize)
1992-1993 Travels to Spain with Richard Ford scholarship awarded by the RA
1993-1994 Awarded Boise travel scholarship. Spends one year in Italy, predominantly in Padua studying Giottos in the Arena Chapel
1997-2005 Part-time lecturer, Slade School of Fine Art
1999-2000 Commissioned by M.C.C. to paint former England Cricket Captains, Michael Atherton and Alec Stewart
2001 Continues to be part-time tutor The Prince’s Drawing School
2002-2003 Appointed to cover the England Cricket Tour to Australia in 2002/2003 by M.C.C. with an exhibition in Summer 2003 at Lord’s
2002 Co-founds The London School of Painting and Drawing
2003 Invited onto the Richard Ford Award Committee
Begins to exhibit with Browse & Darby
2007 Commissioned by University of Exeter to paint the portrait of Lord Alexander of Weedon Q.C. Completed 2010
2007-2008 Represented by Addison Fine Arts, San Francisco, USA, in association with Browse & Darby
2010 Continues to be freelance tutor and lecturer at The National Portrait Gallery, London
2012 Co-authors (with Lucinda Hawksley) ‘What Makes Great Art’, Published by Apple Press

One-Man Exhibitions

2014 Drawings and Paintings: Figure, Landscape & Still Life, Browse & Darby, London
2011 The Ashes Series & Drawings, Browse & Darby, London
2008 Paintings & Drawings, Browse & Darby, London
2005 Motif, 1985-2005, Browse & Darby, London
2003 M.C.C. Artist on the England Tour to Australia 2002-2003, Lord’s Cricket Ground, London
2001 Works on Paper, 1987-2001, Slade Gallery, UCL
1995 Work from Italy, Pearson Gallery, UCL


Winters, Edward, ‘Aesthetics and visual culture: looking at Andrew Pankhurst’s Night painting’, in Dealing with the Visual: Art History, Aesthetics, and Visual Culture, Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2005
Winters, Edward, Motif, 1985-2005, exhibition catalogue, Browse & Darby, 2005
Alexander, Martha, ‘Feature’, in Artists & Illustrators, 2011

Public Collections

Christie’s Contemporary Collection
M.C.C. Museum, Lord’s Cricket Ground
Royal Bank of Scotland Group Art Collection (former NatWest Group)
Royal Academy of Arts
University College London
University of Exeter, Fine Art Collection