Andrew Matheson

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1949 Andrew Matheson is a graduate of Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen.

He is the former head of art at Broadway School, Perry Bar, Birmingham. Producing pieces from locally-sourced materials since 1981, Andrew works mainly in stoneware and porcelain reduction fired to 1280 degrees Celsius.

He plays a central role in both the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA) being treasurer since 1987 and the Midland Potters' Association (MPA) where he is currently vice chairman.

Exhibiting in galleries across the United Kingdom, Andrew also undertakes commissions from his workshop in Lichfield, Staffordshire. He manages a gallery space above the workshop, exhibiting work from regional artists.


1978 - 1979 Post Graduate Diploma Ceramics Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen 1974 - 1979 Diploma in Art, Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen 1968 - 1971 Cert.Ed., Madeley College of Education, Madeley, Staffordshire


1996 Reginald Lewis 3D/Sculpture Prize, RBSA Oil and Sculpture Open Exhibition 1988 Lucas Craft Award, RBSA Watercolour and Craftwork Open Exhibition 1985 Elected full member RBSA 1982 Elected Associate member RBSA 1977 Elsie Burnes travelling scholarship


1972 - 1984 Sutton Coldfield Society of Artists, 1982 - 1985 President, Birmingham Art Circle 1981 Midland Potters' Association. 1986 Council member RBSA. 1985 The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists