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ANDREW JENKIN

Watercolour

Andrew Jenkin is a self-taught artist, author and illustrator, originally from Yorkshire now living in North Wales. He works mainly in watercolour, depicting British landscapes and illustrating scenes from British folklore.


In 2012 he was shortlisted for ‘Artist of the Year’  by Artist & Illustrators magazine.


He produces original artwork for commissions and galleries, and sells greetings cards, books and  printed work in regular solo exhibitions and to various retail outlets.


As an illustrator he has designed images for book illustrations, CD covers, retail displays, museum  exhibits, tourist information panels and furniture upholstery.


Andrew has written and illustrated two books about British folklore; ‘The History & Legends of Castle Hill, Huddersfield’ (2017) and ‘The Curse of the Lambton Worm’ (2009).


He has also illustrated two books about Honley,  the West Yorkshire village where he grew up, and ‘Tapestry’, a children’s fairytale written by Richard King and published by Silverhill (2014).


In 2016 his work was featured in an article in Welsh Border Life magazine, leading to exhibitions of landscape paintings in Shropshire.