Andrew Mackenzie was born in Banff, north east Scotland, and graduated with an MFA from Edinburgh College of Art in 1993. He lives and works in the Scottish Borders.
His work has been exhibited extensively. His most recent solo exhibition was "Still Surfacing" with Sarah Myerscough Fine Art in London in July 2010. His next solo show with Sarah Myerscough, "Silver between the Falls", is in September 2012.
Other solo exhibitions include the critically acclaimed "Delicate Ground" with Amber Roome Contemporary Art, part of the 2006 Edinburgh International Festival; "Sunlight on Grey Painted Steel" at The Talbot Rice Gallery Round Room, Edinburgh, 2003, and "New work", Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Leeds, 2002.
Group shows include "A Parliament of Lines", at the City Art Centre, Edinburgh, 2012 (touring to RMIT Melbourne and Pier Art Centre, Orkney); "Evaluation of Space", Rochester Art Gallery, 2012; "The Secret Confession", Edinburgh College of Art, 2010; RSA Annual, Edinburgh, 2011 (invited artist); Fleming Collection Summer Show, London, 2011; "New Commissions from Edinburgh Printmakers" at Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop, 2009; "The Birthday Party", The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, 2004; "Viewpoint", National Galleries of Scotland, Banff, 2005; "ArtFutures", The Contemporary Art Society, London, 2003, and "Past Standing" at The Changing Room, Stirling, 2003.
Awards include several Scottish Arts Council awards, a Hope Scott Trust Award and an Arts Trust Scotland Award. He recently completed (in 2011) a major commission for Crown House, a new office building on Kingsway in London.
Future projects include "Drawn Away Together", a group exhibition in the Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh in 2013. Also in 2013 he has solo exhibitions with The Changing Room Gallery in Stirling, and An Talla Solais in Ullapool.
Collections include Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow, The Fleming Collection, The London Royal Academy, Edinburgh City Art Centre, Bank of Scotland and the Bank of America.