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. He has a forthcoming solo exhibition with Sarah Myerscough Gallery, called Veined With Shadow-Branches, opening on October 17th, 2014.

His work has been exhibited extensively. Other solo exhibitions include "Approaching the Verge" with An Talla Solais in Ullapool, "Silver Between the Falls" with Sarah Myerscough Gallery, London in 2012, "Still Surfacing" with Sarah Myerscough in 2010, "Delicate Ground" with Amber Roome Contemporary Art, part of the 2006 Edinburgh International Festival; "Sunlight on Grey-painted Steel, Watching Water Rise" at The Talbot Rice Gallery Round Room, Edinburgh, 2003, and "New work", Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Leeds, 2002.

Group shows include Space//Squared at White Space Gallery, San Francisco, 2014; Wider Than a Postcard", Breeze Block Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 2013; "Drawn Away Together" at the Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, 2013; "A Parliament of Lines", at RMIT Gallery, Melbourne and The Pier Art Centre, Stromness, 2013; "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.

He has also shown his work in many international art fairs, including fairs in New York, Toronto, London, Chicago and Paris.

Collections include The University of Edinburgh, Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow, The Fleming Collection, The Royal Academy, Edinburgh City Art Centre, Bank of Scotland and the Bank of America.