Andrew Mackenzie graduated with an MFA from Edinburgh College of Art in 1993.
He is currently showing in Curved Stream, a group exhibition of 8 contemporary artists in Traquair House in the Scottish Borders, and in Abstraction From Architecture at Printmakers Workshop in Edinburgh.
In 2013 he was part of a major Scottish abstraction show at the Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, called Drawn Away Together, and in May 2012 exhibited alongside international artists such as David Shrigley, Moyna Flannigan, Charles Avery, Callum Innes and Graeme Todd in 'A Parliament of Lines'?, a drawing show originating at the City Art Centre, Edinburgh, then touring to the Pier Art Centre, Stromness and the RMIT gallery in Melbourne.
His last solo show, the acclaimed "Veined With Shadow Branches"?, was with the Sarah Myerscough Gallery, London, which included a collaboration with the poet Ken Cockburn.
In 2011, Mackenzie was commissioned to make three major paintings for the Crown House Project in Holborn, London. In November 2010, he was part of a select group of established artists (including Katie Patterson, William Daniels and Jonathan Owen....) chosen to exhibit in 'The Secret Confession'?, which celebrated 250 years of Edinburgh College of Art. In 2009 he was awarded a significant Scottish Arts Council grant towards research and development. Other exhibitions include 'Ten Decades'? held at the City Art Centre in Edinburgh 2008 and his critically acclaimed solo show 'Delicate Ground', which formed part of the 2006 Edinburgh International Festival.
Mackenzie’s work is part of an impressive list of public and corporate collections, including The Fleming Collection; Edinburgh University; Royal Academy, London; City Art Centre, Edinburgh; Halifax; Bank of Scotland; The Bank of America; and Mayer Brown Global Law Firm.
(taken from www.sarahmyerscough.com)
Edinburgh College of Art-United Kingdom
1987 - 1993 (6 year)