Andrew Smith

Andrew’s paintings are mainly oil on canvas and are heavily influenced by the

towns, coast and countryside of South Wales where he grew up.


He started his working life in the late 1970s, and after some minor successes in

the music industry, Andrew pursued a career in graphic design. He became a

sought-after designer working on well-known brands and worked consistently in

design for over 40 years.

In 2017, he moved to Abergavenny on the edge of the beautiful Black Mountains

and discovered a love of painting. He began experimenting with oils and acrylics

and has become a prolific artist, predominantly painting scenes inspired by his