Andrew Baines Artist

Australian based quasi-surrealist artist

About Andrew Baines

Recent career Highlights:

Award for inspired contribution to the United Nations Association Australia.


Judge of the 2016 & 2017 Walkerville Art Prize

Judge of the 2018  Goolwa Art Prize SA 


Commissioned to do the cover artwork for the Griffith Review 2018 Commonwealth Edition.


Commissioned by GOLDOC (cultural part of the commonwealth games) to create a surreal event for the 2018 Gold coast Commonwealth games. Titled “The Water Cooler Games”, 30 suits carrying briefcases & mobiles in a race along the beach & in the sea.


Collaborated with Holstein Australia, Frances Keevil Gallery & the East Sydney Business Chambers to put dairy cows in the sea at Double Bay. The event received international media coverage.

Recent exhibitions in the London Affordable Art Fair, Brussels Art fair, NY Affordable Art Fair & Lisbon Portugal. 

Commissioned by the United Nations Association of Australia To create a painting to be used on official UN envelopes to celebrate the UN’s 70th Birthday. 

Brolga Publishing published & distributed internationally Andrew’s first book entitled ‘Museum of my Mind’, a collection of Andrew’s photo, paintings & quotes

On June 19th 2021, at Elders Fine Art Auctions one of my paintings sold for $22,334! $14,344 over my retail price!

Short documentary Andrew wrote & produced titled The Existentialist