Andrew Manson is a well-known local artist, born and raised in Oxford. His signature style is easily recognisable by the characteristics of vivid rich colours & bold brush strokes.
Influenced by Claude Monet, Manet, J.M.W.Turner and John Singer Sergeant, Andrew is an intuitive artist who captures a moment in time, creating an impression of the view in front of him, full of life and emotion. With exhibitions in Oxford and London, Andrew is also resident artist at the famous pub The Eagle and Child, home of the famous literary writing group, The Inklings, which included C.S.Lewis and J.R.R.Tolkein.
Andrew was also the first resident artist at the East Oxford Community Centre, with Fusion Arts.
Andrew’s art can be regularly viewed at The Oxford Gallery on the High Street and at The University of Oxford shop. It can also be seen at The Royal Oak pub on the Woodstock rd.
His prior Oxford Exhibitions include, the Town Hall in 2013, 2014 & 2015, The Jam Factory 2014, The Arts Cafe 2012 - 2015, The Chequers 2014 - Present, Brookes University Haricourt Hill 2014 -Present and The Crown 2015 - Present.
Always finding inspiration from the beauty of historic Oxford and its literary connections, Andrew’s new projects, his latest being portraits in an ongoing series of influential & important local personalities. His current sitters are Bill Heine and Michael Black, two of Oxfords defining characters.
Andrew paints both landscapes and portraits. He accepts commissions alongside his exhibition work, and has a wide selection of affordable prints.
Written by Clara Reeves