Born in Ashbourne, Derbyshire in 1944, Andrew Macara is a self-taught artist apart from a short time spent at the St.Ives School of Painting with Leonard Fuller.


1981 The Royal Society of British Artists

1984 The New English Art Club


1976 Derby Museum and Art Gallery (first exhibition)

1977 - present Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

1985 Royal Academy, Upstairs Gallery (first solo show)

Since 1990:

1992 Derby Museum and Art Gallery

1994 Lucy Simmonds Fine Paintings

1994, 96, 98 New Academy Gallery, London

1995, 97, 01 Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Eton

1996 Fosse Gallery, Stow-on-the-Wold

2004 Century Gallery, Berkshire

 With exhibitions at other galleries including:

Brian Sinfield Exhibition, Bermuda ; W.H.Patterson, London - New English Art Club mixed exhibitions; Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries - Lord Palumbos choice; International Art Fair, Olympia; 20th Century British Art Fair; Bath Contemporary Art Fair


The De Lazlo Medal (1985)

Amish Kapoor, Nottingham Open

Bernard Dunstan, RA Royal Academy Exhibition


Derby Chamber of Commerce - Royal Opening, Derby Assembly Rooms

St.Johns Ambulance - Commissioning Service at Derby Cathedral

Scott Bader Company - Paintings at Laboratories, Northampton

Sir Anthony & Lady Bamford - Series of paintings, Heron Bay, Barbados

New Parliamentary Building, Westminster - Six paintings of the Party

Conference towns. Hilton Hotel Group - Paintings for Headquarters