Michelle Jae Andrews

Michelle Jae Andrews

  • Artist’s Statement

    Michelle loves the aesthetics of old houses. She loves the patinas of aged and peeling paint and wallpaper, the evidence of past colours and patterns. When she paints, Michelle imagines that she has wandered into an old chateau or manor house and discovered wonderful faded paintings on the walls. She tries to make her paintings look vintage and antique, rough around the edge and distressed.

  • Biography

    Michelle Jae Andrews is a Brisbane-based artist currently managed by Aspire Gallery, who's work aims to sit at the intersection of culture, time and modernity.

    She has been a finalist and recipient of numerous accolades here in Australia, whilst also selected for internationally recognised exhibitions in both Poland and the Ukraine.

  • Influences

    The patterns and flowers that populate Michelle's time-worn walls are inspired by Jacobean embroidery, 18th century chinoiserie and carpets and ceramics that might have been found along the Silk Road.

  • Awards

    Finalist, ‘Petite Pieces’ Competition, Aspire Gallery | 2020

    First Prize (Acrylics), Brookfield Art Show, Brisbane | 2019

    Finalist, ‘Petite Pieces’ Competition’, Aspire Gallery | 2019

    Finalist, 8th International Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Mini Textile Art ‘Scythia’, Kherson, Ukraine | 2017

    Finalist, Stanthorpe Art Prize | 2016

    Finalist, International Baltic Miniature Textiles City Museum, Gdynia, Poland | 2016

    Finalist, Lethbridge 1000 Art Award, Lethbridge Gallery | 2013

    Finalist, Churchie Emerging Art, Brisbane | 2007

    Finalist, Stan and Maureen Duke Gold Coast City Art Prize, Gold Coast | 2007

  • Exhibitions

    'Aspects Art Show, Goondiwindi | 2021

    'Inspire’ Cocktail Party & Art Show, St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School, Brisbane | 2020

    ’Petite Pieces’, Aspire Gallery, Brisbane | 2020

    Downlands College Art Show, Toowoomba | 2019

    Dimensions, Nudgee Art Show, Brisbane | 2019

    ’Fancywork’, Aspire Gallery, Brisbane | 2019

    Brookfield Art Show, Brisbane | 2019

    ‘Petite Pieces, Aspire Gallery, Brisbane | 2019

    ‘Faded Boundaries’ (Solo Exhibition), Aspire Gallery | 2017

    8th International Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Mini Textile Art ‘Scythia’, Kherson, Ukraine | 2017

    Stanthorpe Art Festival, Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery | 2016

    Progressions Exhibition, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery | 2016

    International Baltic Miniature Textiles - City Museum, Gdynia, Poland; Textile Museum, Lodz, Poland; and Kunstlerhaus Gallery, Nuremberg | 2016

    Lethbridge 10000 Art Award, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane | 2013

    Churchie Emerging Art Award, Anglican Grammar School | 2007

  • Website


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