Andrea Jameson is one of those rare artists who paints in situ in oils, often mixing her own pigments in the tradition of the classical painters.
Born in Oslo in 1953, her mother was Norwegian and her father Irish. Her home has always been in Co. Waterford. After Newtown School she went to Florence
to study with the famous drawing teacher, Signorina Simi for one year and then she was a pupil of Maestro Giovanni Colacicchi. She moved to London and joined
the Getty & Guilds School where she studied drawing, painting and sculpture.
Solo exhibitions were held in Dublin at the Wellesley Ashe Gallery 1976, The Lad Lane Gallery 1981 and in London at the Oliver Swann Gallery in 1983. She also
exhibited at the Royal Hibernian Academy Banquet Exhibition in 1992 and the Gorry Gallery in 1993. Her 2007 solo show in The Old Market House Dungarvan was an
There are numerous examples of her work in private collections in Europe, Scandinavia, the United States and Canada. As a flower painter she is featured in the
Irish Botanical Illustrators & Flower Painters by Patricia Butler. Andrea Jameson comes from an artistic family –her grandmother Joan Jameson was a prominent member
of the Dublin Painters, as was her cousin Evie Hone.