Andrew Cranston RSA (Elect) was born in Hawick in the Scottish Borders in 1969 and currently lives and works in Glasgow. He studied at Gray’s School of Art,  Aberdeen  and the Royal College of Art. From 1997 to 2017 Cranston lectured in Painting at Gray’s. He has held numerous solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally. In 2014 Cranston was awarded the Arts Foundation Fellowship.