Andy Slater


Andy Slater

a_philosopher at hotmail dot com

Links to other artists whose work I like:

Daniel Bodner

Michael Whittle

Ant Macari

Marcus Kenney

Adrian Ghenie

Kirk Hayes

Os Gemeos

News Archive:

September 2013: I am now the first person to gain an M.A. with distinction in Future Landscape Imaginaries from Newcastle University

October 2011: The second show at The Birdcage Gallery is called We all own the Mona Lisa and features work by James Hutchinson and Thomas Aitchison. It runs 28 October to 27 January, 2012.

June 2011: I've been working with Born Digital to open a gallery in Newcastle called The Birdcage. Our first exhibition A Big Show of Little Works runs from June 30 to September 30.

March 2011: My embroidery works are included in a new exhibition at the Chapel House Gallery in Ormskirk Lancashire titled Interwoven. The exhibition runs 12 March to 30 April. The exhibition of textile related work also includes pieces by Jenni Cadman, Naseem Darbey, Patricia Greaves, Glennis Hulme, Patricia Kelly, Humaira Mahmood, Ashley Millward, Natasha Pinnock, and Carrie Thaker.

August 2010: A new painting is included in the exhibition muhl-tuh-fair-ee-uhs at SunBear Gallery, 4 Lorne Street, Edinburgh Preview: Friday 6th August, 6-9.  Exhibition runs through August 27th, 2010. SunBear Gallery presents a specially selected and multifarious collection of paintings by emerging artists from across the UK whose practice primarily explores painting in the context of contemporary art.

January 2010: The Slow Flow Show, an exhibition resulting from the residency I undertook in February 2009 in New Zealand opens on January 31st 2010 at The Green Bench in Whanganui. As part of the exhibition, I have made a postcard from The Bridge to Nowhere, which will be available on the trail to the Bridge in Mangapurua Valley.

October 2009: BACKDROP - paintings by Thomas Aitchison, Tim Dodds & Andy Slater will be on view at Patriothall, Stockbridge, Edinburgh. The opening is on the 30th of October and the exhibition runs until the 10th of November. Click here for further details.

July 2009: Five of my editioned works are for sale in the Globe Gallery Art Sale from the 10 July to 8 August, Wednesday to Saturday 1130am to 5pm. It's at Globe City in Curtis Mayfield House on Carliol Square in Newcastle, and the opening is on the 9th of July - see you there!

June 2009: Arthur Puffin is included in an exhibition in Leiden, shown in the window of Tabak en Kadoshop Onderwater on Beatrixstraat 9 as part of Galerie Tam Tam June 12 - 22 2009.

Galerie TamTam is an exhibition spread through various windows of shops, and other buildings in Leiden north. It is part of the TamTam Festival, an annual multicultural festival of theatre, dance, music with an accent on involving the diverse cultures of Leiden north's inhabitants. In 2009 43 artists showed installations, sculpture, paintings, videos and photographs in 19 locations. Galerie Tam Tam is organized by: Sonja van Kerkhoff + Ferry Rigault. For more information see

February 2009: I'm undertaking a short residency with other artists, writers and technologists in Whanganui, New Zealand. It's called SlowFlow and is organised by the Green Bench.

October 2008: Open Studio

Sunday October 26, 12-6pm

Tuesday October 29, 6-9pm

at PointB, 71 North 7th St at Kent Ave. Williamsburg.

October 2008: Add-Art Show: Images of my work are replacing online advertising for the last two weeks of October 2008. Download and install the free Firefox plug-in here.

September 2008: Save the date for 'Tea with Andy' Open Studio event, Sunday October 26, at PointB, 71 North 7th St at Kent Ave. Williamsburg.

May 2008: From May until November I’ll be in New York doing a residency at PointB.

April 2008: My book work Arthur Puffin is in the exhibition Reshelving Initiative at EyeLevel Gallery in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

March 2008: Limited Editions on view at Brahm Gallery, Leeds

My collection of J&G Meakin and Staffordshire teacups is on display in Newcastle upon Tyne at the Scrumpy Willow and Singing Kettle cafe on Clayton St.

January 2008: My book work Arthur Puffin is in the Generator Member’s exhibition in Dundee. Read the review.