Welcome to my contemporary british art site...

Andrew John Miles is a contemporary British artist living and working in Northampton, United Kingdom. Drawing inspiration from many different art movements and famous artists, Andrew's work is varied, never afraid to use colour to explore both composition and expression in all his paintings.

Seleted areas from my painting.

Contemporary Art - Image

Selected details taken from my painting "French Wine", painted in France, which on their own make a perfect composition.

Oil painting - Graphic

If you look carefully, there are many small "paintings" within a painted canvas, you can view the finished piece by clicking here


Equine Artist new site!

equine artist

My artist friend has a great new website, equine artist Caroline Mckenzie take a look.

Some inspiring artists who’s work I find interesting - Frank Bowling and contemporary artist
David Hockney
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Contemporary Artists, Exhibitions & Events for 2011

Summer Exhibition 2011

Summer Exhibition 2011

An essential part of the London art calendar, the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition is the largest open contemporary art exhibition in the world, drawing together a wide range of new and recent work by established, unknown and emerging artists.

Date: June 2011 15 August 2011 Location: Royal Academy of Arts

Note placed  1 ~ 07 ~ 2011

Watercolour - Tate Britain

Howard Hogkins

Watercolour takes us back to the origins of watercolour in the form of medieval illumination and traces its history thereafter, showing how the increasing portability of the medium allowed artists to travel with their paints to far-flung regions, documenting what they saw, from new fauna and flora to on-the-spot recording of new landscapes and events. Before the advent of photography, watercolour was the medium of choice for eye-witness evidence.

Date: 16 February 2011 21 August 2011 Location: Tate Britain

Note placed  5 ~ 01 ~ 2011

Paul Gauguin at the Tate Modern

Paul Gauguin

Gauguin is one of the world's most famous and best-loved artists from the early 20th century. For the first time in the UK in over 50 years, Tate Modern presents an exhibition dedicated to this master French Post-Impressionist, featuring paintings and drawings from around the world. His sumptuous, colourful images of women in Tahiti and beautiful landscape images of Brittany in France are some of the most popular images in Modern art.

Date: 30 September 2010 16 January 2011 Location: Tate Modern

Note placed  23 ~ 04 ~ 2010

Time and Place

Howard Hodgkins

A new major contemporary exhibition of paintings by Howard Hodgkin explores the acclaimed British artist’s use of abstraction as an expression of subjective experience. Spanning ten years of the contemporary artist’s career, the exhibition will include paintings not previously seen by a broader public, including a powerful body of new work developing out of his Home, Home on the Range series of 2008.

Date: On Now 12 September 2010 Location: Modern Art Oxford

Note placed  12 ~ 08 ~ 2010


Archived | Past Art Exhibitions & Events for 2010


Latest Oil Painting

The Wash Hunstanton,
oil painting on canvas.

Latest Painting - Hunstanton Wash

Take a look Click here

Last Months Painting

May Bank Holiday - Oil painting

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Surfing Lanzarote

Surfing Lanzarote was inspired by my trip to Famara surfing school.

Pablo Picasso possibly the greatest contemporary artist!

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