Andrew Brown

Andrew Brown founded the 369 Gallery in 1978 to promote the work of young Scottish artists and The Gilded Balloon, one of Edinburgh’s best-known Fringe Festivals venues. In the 1980s he was prominent in forging artistic links between Britain and the former Soviet Union, mounting the first ever exhibition of contemporary Russian art in the UK. A distinguished watercolourist in his own right, he is active in Scottish cultural affairs and has written extensively on British art.