Andy Harper

Staff details

Position Senior Lecturer in Fine Art
Department Art
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Phone +44 (0)20 7919 7049
Andy Harper

Academic qualifications

  • Middlesex University, M.A. Visual Culture, 1997-1999
  • Royal College of Art, M.A. Fine Art Painting, 1993-1995
  • Brighton Polytechnic, B.A. Fine Art Painting, 1990-1993 

Professional projects

Andy was a fellow at l'Ecole Cantonale d'Art du Valais in Sierre, Switzerland and has attended multiple international workshops including the Thupelo Workshop in Cape Town and the Braziers International Artists' Workshop in Oxfordshire.

His work has been featured in solo exhibitions at the Newlyn Art Gallery in Cornwall, Danese in New York, Morgen Contemporary in Berlin and the Page Gallery in Seoul, among others.

He has taken part in group projects for the Latitude Festival Art Prize and the John Moores Painting Prize, and collaborated on projects that have been exhibited at the Whitechapel and Danielle Arnaud Galleries in London, the Galway Arts Centre in Ireland, and the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool. 

Publications and research outputs


Harper, Andy. 2021. Parallel Botany. In: "Parallel Botany", Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London, United Kingdom, 10 September - 9 October 2021.

Harper, Andy. 2019. The Psychology Room. In: "The Psychology Room", Greenfields, Plymouth, United Kingdom.

Harper, Andy. 2017. Lux Artist Residency and Exhibition. In: "Andy Harper - Lux Art Institute - Artist in Residence", Lux Art Institute, United States, 17 November 2017 - 13 January 2018.

Harper, Andy. 2016. Sol. In: "Sol", Danese Corey Gallery, New York, United States, 18th Nov to 23rd December 2016.

Harper, Andy and Terry, Kate. 2016. Soft Errors. In: "Soft Errors", Patrick Heide Gallery, United Kingdom, 14.01.2016 - 20.02.2016.

Harper, Andy. 2015. The First Humans. In: "The First Humans", Pump House Gallery, London, United Kingdom, January 2015 - April 2016.

Harper, Andy. 2014. The Pleasure of Thinking. In: "The Pleasure of Thinking", Morgen Contempoarary, Germany, 21 February – 05 April 2014.

Harper, Andy. 2013. Archaeology in Reverse. In: "Archaeology in Reverse", Newlyn Art Gallery, 6th July to 28th September.

Harper, Andy. 2011. Towards a New Architecture. In: "Towards a New Architecture", The Page Gallery, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of, 12th May to 12th June 2011.

Harper, Andy. 2009. East End Academy, Whitechapel Gallery, London. In: "East End Academy : Painting Edition", Whitechapel Gallery, 9 July-30 August 2009.

Harper, Andy. 2007. The Ballad of Mistah Bones. In: "The Ballad of Mistah Bones", Frost and Reed Contemporary, 6/18/2007 - 7/20/2007.

Harper, Andy. 2006. Toffee Armistice. In: "Toffee Armistice", Lemon Sky Project, 12/6/2006 - 1/24/2007.

Harper, Andy. 2006. Broca's Area a painting exhibited at John Moores 24 - Exhibition of Contemporary Painting. In: "Broca's Area a painting exhibited at John Moores 24 - Exhibition of Contemporary Painting", Walker Art Gallery, 9/16/2006 - 11/26/2006.

Harper, Andy. 2001. Green Lung. In: "Green Lung", Essex University Gallery, 11/2/2001 - 11/29/2001.

Exhibition Catalogue

Harper, Andy. 2005. Cloud and Vision.


Harper, Andy. 2002. Review. 'mix', independent art and culture magazine, 27(3),

Harper, Andy. 1998. Featured artist in Tank. Tank, 2,