Andrew Tift(1968-), Painter
Artist of 6 portraits
Andrew Tift studied at Stafford College of Art and the University of Central England. He has exhibited many times in the BP Portrait Award, winning the BP Travel Award in 1994, third prize in 1999 and first prize in 2006 for his triptych portrait of Kitty Garman, Lucian Freud’s first wife. He painted Tony Benn for the House of Commons in 1998. In 2001, Tift was commissioned by the Gallery to paint a double portrait of Neil and Glenys Kinnock.
Watch a film clip on the artist recorded for the Gallery in the Media section below