Macara, Andrew RBA, NEAC (b.1944)
ANDREW MACARA RBA NEAC Born in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, in 1944. The artist considers himself mainly self-taught, apart from a brief spell studying with Leonard Fuller at the St Ives School of Painting.
He has exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, and also the Royal Society of British Artists and the New English Art Club. Recent exhibitions include 2003 Solo Exhibition, The New Academy Gallery, London 2002 The New Academy Gallery, London ’91,’94,’96,’98 The New Academy Gallery, London ’91,’96,’99 Fosse Gallery, The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold ’92,’95,’97 Contemporary Fine Art, 31 High Street, Eton 1999 Thomson’s Gallery, 18 Dover Street, London 1992 Derby Museum and Art Gallery 1994 Lucy Simmonds Fine Paintings, ‘Leading British Artist’, City Hall, Hong Kong W H Pattersons, 19 Albemarle Street, London – New English Art Club mixed exhibitions International Art Fair, Olympia, 20th Century Art Fair, Bath Contemporary Art Fair, Unicorn Pictures Limited Selected Commissions Derby Chamber of Commerce – Royal Opening, Derby Assembly Rooms St John’s Ambulance Commissioning Service at Derby Cathedral Scott Bader Company, paintings of Laboratories, Northampton Sir Anthony & Lady Bamford, paintings of Heron Bay, Barbados New Parliamentary Building, Westminster – six paintings of the Party Conference towns Emscote Lawn, Warwick – painting of the School Hilton Hotel Group – painting for Headquarters Awards selected by Anish Kapoor, Nottingham Open Bernard Dunstan RA, Royal Academy Summer Exhibition Sir Huw Weldon, Royal Academy Summer Exhibition Brian Sewell, Art Critic Giles Auty, Art Critic Lord Palumbo’s choice at Discerning Eye Exhibition