ANDREW JAMES MCKAY (he/him/his)
Vancouver, BC
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andrewjmckaystudio@gmail.com

EDUCATION
2016-19
Emily Carr University of Art+Design // BFA with honours, visual art major
2014-15
University of Waterloo // visual art major (partial completion)

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2022-23
Scaring Away a Dream
New York, NY // Thierry Goldberg (online)
2021
MISSIVES
Calgary, AB // Masters Gallery
2020
SUMMER STORIES
Toronto, ONT // Peter Ohler’s Fine Art
2019
EXTERIORS
Vancouver, BC // Ground Floor Art Centre 
EXTERIORS
Vancouver, BC // ECUAD (as BFA thesis)
2017
AGNOSIA 
Vancouver, BC // Masters Gallery Vancouver

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2024
Person, Place, or Thing
ProjectGalleryV.com // (online)
2023-24
seams and strata
Peterborough, ONT // Art Gallery of Peterborough
2023
Open Call 2023
MEPAINTSME.com //(online)
Flavoured Soup
Vancouver, BC // 560 Gallery
DESERTLAND
Joshua Tree, CA // HeyThere Projects
2022
Juried Show of Visual Arts
Mississauga, ONT // Art Gallery of Mississauga
A-ONE
New Canaan, CT // Silvermine Galleries
SUMMER SPECTACULAR
Joshua Tree, CA // HeyThere Projects
2021-22
Carmichael Landscape Exhibition
Orillia, ONT // Orillia Museum of Art & History
2020
PAINTING 2020
Toronto, ONT // John B. Aird Gallery
2019
FIELD OF VISION
Vancouver, BC // Vancouver School Board Gallery
2018
Figureworks
Ottawa, ONT // Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts
FIELD OF VISION
Los Angeles, CA // Monte Vista Projects

ART FAIRS
2023
Toronto Outdoor Art Fair
Toronto, ONT // (online)

AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS
2022
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant recipient
Canada Council for the Arts Research and Creation grant recipient
Patricia Warfield Jinishian Figurative Award
2019
Lieutenant Governor Medal
BMO 1st ART! (nomination)
Helen Pitt Bursary for Fine Arts
2018
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant recipient
Brissenden Scholarship
2017
British Columbia Arts Council Scholarship
Gordon and Marion Smith Scholarship
Takao Tanabe Scholarship
2016
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant recipient
Emily Carr University Achievement Scholarship
Marjorie and Howard Isman Award
Opus Bursary
Simons Foundation Bursary

INTERVIEW/PRESS
2023
With Sophie Skelton for Behind The Artist
https://behindtheartist.co.uk/artist-interviews/artist-interview-andrew-mckay
With Brian Rego for Let’s Talk Painting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1wV_oxsLJ4
Sára Molčan for Emily Carr University of Art +Design
https://www.ecuad.ca/news/2023/andrew-james-mckays-scaring-away-a-dream
2022
With Ariel De Sal for Thierry Goldberg // ‘Scaring Away a Dream’
https://thierrygoldberg.com/exhibitions/73/works/
BOOOOOOOM.com
https://www.booooooom.com/2022/01/12/artist-spotlight-andrew-james-mckay/
2021
Jonathan Valelly for Broken Pencil                                                                        
https://brokenpencil.com/reviews/missives-is-ever-resilient-yet-innately-ephemeral/
Richard White for Galleries West
https://www.gallerieswest.ca/magazine/stories/missives/
2019
Vancouver School Board
https://www.vsb.bc.ca/_ci/p/18227

2016
With Kate Mothes for Young Space:
yngspc.com/artists/2016/11/andrew-james-mckay/


AUCTIONS
2023
LOOK2023
Calgary, AB // Contemporary Calgary
2022
FUTUREPROOF
Toronto, ONT // Open Studio Printmaking Centre
LOOK2022
Calgary, AB // Contemporary Calgary
2020
LOOK2020
Calgary, AB // Contemporary Calgary

RESIDENCIES
2020
Patio Press, Vancouver, BC // patiopress.ca

WORK EXPERIENCE
2019
Print Assistant for Diyan Achjadi (for Coming Soon!), Emily Carr University of Art+Design
2019
Print Assistant for Adrian Stimson, Emily Carr University of Art+Design
2018
Visiting Artist, Kitsilano Secondary School

COLLECTIONS
MLT Aikins, Vancouver BC
City of Ottawa, Ottawa ONT