Andrew Baines

Based in South Australia, He has gained considerable international recognition for his trade mark surreal installations & inspired paintings, where he puts politicians, orchestras, live cows, Hills hoists, Archbishops and hundreds of suited volunteers in the sea for photo shoots. A finalist in over 20 art prizes, most notably three times in the Doug Moran National Portrait prize. His paintings are in the collections of ANZ Bank Singapore, The Australian Embassy Rome Italy, Government house SA, NewsLtd & United Nations Association of Australia. Included in a European encyclopaedia of surrealism "Lexikon der Surrealisten" also a Portuguese book on Surrealism "International Surrealism Now”. Andrew has collaborated with many organisations & luminaries to bring his projects to fruition including Both the West Australian & Adelaide Symphony Orchestras, United Nations Association of Australia, Wirra Wirra Winery, Holstein Australia, Hills Holdings, Anglicare, Beyond Blue, The Sydney Daily Telegraph, The State Gallery of WA, Amanda Vanstone, Malcolm Turnbull, Alexander Downer, Natasha Stott Despoja & Colin Barnett. In 2011, Andrew was commissioned by Wirra Wirra Winery to paint the label for their Scrubby Rise series. Over one million bottles have been distributed internationally. His latest commission was for the UNAA, to do a painting to be used on official United Nations envelopes. Most recently he collaborated with Holstein Australia to put a herd of cows in the ocean at Geelong. He was then featured on American TV program USA Today. His latest project was a foray in to film making with "Escape of the corporate battery Hens”.

“I’m here for a purpose, I will have wasted my life If I haven’t pursued my passion. I prey the universe gives me the time and the mind to accomplish all my dreams”.


Resume | Artist Statement
‘Suits in the Surf’ – by Andrew Baines‘Suits in the Surf’ –
Acrylic on Canvas
90 x 115 cm
Work/Life Balance by Andrew BainesWork/Life Balance
Acrylic on Canvas
90 x 150 cm
Broad water professional dog walker by Andrew BainesBroad water professional dog walker
Acrylic on Canvas
58 x 90 cm
Gold Coast professional dog walker by Andrew BainesGold Coast professional dog walker
Acrylic on Canvas
37 x 90 cm
Small dog syndrome by Andrew BainesSmall dog syndrome
Acrylic on Canvas
50 x 55 cm
Broad acre city by Andrew BainesBroad acre city
Acrylic on Canvas
60 x 120 cm
Eye for Eternity by Andrew BainesEye for Eternity
Acrylic on Canvas
20 x 20 cm
Homesick for travel by Andrew BainesHomesick for travel
Acrylic on Canvas
60 x 120 cm
Lighthouse collage 2 by Andrew BainesLighthouse collage 2
Acrylic on Canvas
40 x 40 cm
One Cow Caucus by Andrew BainesOne Cow Caucus
Acrylic on Canvas
70 x 140 cm
One Friesians Fantasise by Andrew BainesOne Friesians Fantasise
Acrylic on Canvas
93 x 140 cm
Rupert the baby boomer bear 1 by Andrew BainesRupert the baby boomer bear 1
Acrylic on Canvas
20 x 20 cm
Rupert the baby boomer bear 2 by Andrew BainesRupert the baby boomer bear 2
Acrylic on Canvas
20 x 20 cm
The humanitarian by Andrew BainesThe humanitarian
Acrylic on Canvas
20 x 20 cm
The pessimist by Andrew BainesThe pessimist
Acrylic on Canvas
20 x 20 cm
The salesman by Andrew BainesThe salesman
Acrylic on Canvas
20 x 20 cm
The utopian by Andrew BainesThe utopian
Acrylic on Canvas
20 x 20 cm
There’s a cow in there by Andrew BainesThere’s a cow in there
Acrylic on Canvas
20 x 20 cm
Autonomist by Andrew BainesAutonomist
Acrylic on Canvas
80 x 120 cm
Live For The Moment 2 by Andrew BainesLive For The Moment 2
Oil on Canvas
80 x 80 cm
Middle Management 2 by Andrew BainesMiddle Management 2
Oil on Canvas
90 x 140 cm
Bovine in a Boat by Andrew BainesBovine in a Boat
Acrylic on Canvas
80 x 120 cm