Andy Shaw is an internationally well known artist producing drawings, paintings and sculpture. His work is in many private collections including David Bowie, Marco Pierre White, Donna Karan and Sir Henry Rothschild.
Exhibitions include the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, Museum of Arts & Design, New York, Gramercy Park Hotel, New York, Lacoste Gallery, Massachusetts, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, Joyce Boutique, Hong Kong & Taiwan and many other galleries across Europe, USA and Asia.
In 1988 Andy Shaw gained a First Class BA Hons in 3D Design at Manchester Metropolitan University and Alfred University, New York.
Andy’s first exhibition in New York was held at the Gramercy Park hotel in 1996. On his return Andy made front page headlines in The Guardian newspaper after one of his discarded spin paintings was found in a skip. The Andy Shaw spin painting was mistaken for a Damien Hirst and exhibited at Adam Dant Gallery in East London. The painting later sold at a Bonhams auction.
Andy donated a series of 6ft spin paintings to the British Red Cross which were successfully auctioned. He has also worked with Marco Pierre White on a series of spin paintings and ceramics for his restaurants.
Andy’s work has featured in many magazines, including ‘World of Interiors’, ‘House & Garden’, ‘Elle Decoration’, ‘Hello’, ‘New York Times’, Homes & Gardens’, ‘BBC Homes & Antiques’, Country Living and many more.
Andy’s work is also included in the new ‘Ceramics and Print’ book (third edition) by Paul Scott, published by A&C Black, December 2012.
One of Andy’s large spin paintings, ‘Catherine Forever More’ 1996 was featured in the 100th anniversary episode of ‘Grand Designs’ on Channel 4.
The painting can also be seen in the January 2013 issue of ‘Grand Designs Magazine’ of the converted Water Tower in London and is featured in an episode of ‘Extreme Homes’.