Andrew Barlow (1970 – )

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Andrew Barlow was born in Harare, Zimbabwe and currently lives in the Western Cape, South Africa. He studied Fine Art at the University of Stellenbosch, graduating in 1992 with a degree in Fine Arts. Since 1992 to present day, Barlow has specialised in people and animal portraiture, illustration and fine art.

Group Exhibitions

2019 ‘Art and Equine’, Imibala Gallery, Somerset West, South Africa
2018 ‘Emporium’, Carol Lee Fine Art, Johannesburg, South Africa
2016 ‘Nocturne’, Everard Read, Cape Town, South Africa
2015 ‘Homage’, Everard Read, Cape Town, South Africa
2011 Crake Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
2004 Working Dogs, Sporting Dogs and Other Faithful Companions’, Frost and Reed, New York, USA
2001 ‘Equus’, Dorp Street Galley, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Solo Exhibitions

2018 ‘Enchanted’, solo show, Rossouw Modern, Hermanus, South Africa
2017 ‘Illuminate’, Solo show, Ebony/Curated, Franschhoek, South Africa
2005 Portrait Paintings and Drawings, Kurland Pavilion, Plettenburg Bay, South Africa


1994 Pencil, pen and wash illustrations for ‘Waders of Southern Africa’, Phil Hockey and Clare Douie, 1995, Struik Winchester
1999-2000 Illustration of 5 plates for ‘The Roberts Birds of Southern Africa, 7th Edition’, Hockey, Dean and Ryan, John Voelcker Bird Book Fund
1994-2010 Commissioned portraiture of Champion Racehorses and stallions. Notable commissions include Jet Master, Captain Al, Pocket Power, Jay Peg, Bunter Barlow and National Emblem
2003-2012 Commissioned portraiture of polo ponies, pony strings and polo teams in South Africa,  England and America. Clients include Clifford Elphic, Lila Pearson, George and Clare Mountbatten, Marques and Marchioness of Milford Haven, Victor Vargas and Lyndon Lea
2008-2010 Commissioned portraits of racing silks, Clients include Mary Slack and Gaynor Rupert


2004 1st Year Drawing, Stellenbosch Academy of Photography and Design, Stellenbosch, South Africa