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Joseph Andrews (1874-1936)
1874 25 July born in Birkenhead, son of Nathaniel Andrews
1893 Studied for at least 3 years at the Laird School Of Art-passed examinations and in 1895 won a vacation prize for studies from nature. Landscape, in oil and watercolor
1895 Exhibited first painting at the Walker Art Gallery Spring Exhibition- Quiet Moments (watercolor) Catalogue No 607
1912 Exhibited first painting at the Royal Academy.
1922 Exhibited first painting at the Royal Cambrian Academy, Plas Mawr, Conway-Cemaes Bay, Cat. No. 74.
1926 Elected President of the Royal Liver Sketching Club. Painting expedition to Devon with Philip Paice. The year of the Great Strike. (coal)
1930-1934 Exhibited at the Societe des Artistes Francais.
1932 Retired as Inspector at the Birkenhead office of The Royal Insurance Company after 41 years service.
1936 27 November died at Birkenhead aged 62. Buried at West Kirby Parish Church.
1937 February memorial exhibition held at Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool-paintings by Joseph Andrews And W. Alison Martin.
Information provided by the artist's grandson, Tony Andrews of New Zealand.
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