Andrea Stokes is a visual artist living and working in London. She uses diverse media and approaches to interrogate meanings imbedded within sites spaces and objects.
Andrea studied Sculpture at Liverpool Polytechnic and Experimental Media at the Slade School of Art.
In 2004 Andrea was selected to be part of "Arttextiles 3", a survey of 18 British artists referencing textiles, at Bury St.Edmunds Art Gallery and subsequently touring the UK.
In 2006 she was awarded the Fleming Trust Residency at Hospitalfield House in Arbroath which resulted in the publication of "The Book of Elizabeth" published by The Hungry Dog Press.
In 2011, she was invited to take part in the touring show "Beyond Pattern", curated by Oriel Davies. She was commissioned to create an installation at Thelma Hulbert Gallery in 2013 and also that year was awarded a 1 month residency in Upernavik, Northern Greenland
Andrea teaches BA Fine Art at Kingston University.
2004 Puncture - Video Installation at Portsmouth Cathedral
2003 Access Aspex - Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth
Selected Group Exhibitions
2013 Net Curtains for intoLACE-Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Devon
2011 Beyond Pattern - Oriel Davies Gallery, Newport and touring UK
2010 I Want to Believe - Millais Gallery, Southampton
2010 Spectacle - Smoke House Gallery, London
2008 Aquire - Aspex, Portsmouth
2007 Digital Romantics - University of Abertay, Dundee
2004 Arttextiles 3 - Survey of 18 British artists referencing textiles - Bury St. Edmunds Art Gallery and touring UK
2002 Jerwood Drawing Prize - Touring UK
2002 Tabula Rasa - Parfitt Gallery, London
2002 Island Film and Video Festival - Prenelle Gallery, London
2002 Prospects Pizza Express Drawing Prize - Essor Gallery, London
2002 Experiments in Print - Oriel Canfas, Cardiff
2001 East of Eden - Spacex Gallery, Exeter
2006 Fleming Trust Residency - Hospitalfield House, Arbroath
2013 Upernavik Museum – Upernavik, Northern Greenland.
2013 Arts Council England - Grants for the Arts for "Net Curtains"
2007 Arts Council England - Grants for the Arts for "The Book of Elizabeth"
2004 Arts Council England - Grants for the Arts for "Puncture"
2007 The Book of Elizabeth published by Hungry Dog Press, Arbroath