Born and raised in Melbourne Australia, Goldie has been pursuing photography and film since his early teens. Inspired by his childhood camping adventures into the Australian wilderness, he developed an affinity for nature and landscape photography whilst his high School Art class exposed him to and inspired him by artists such as Brett Whiteley, Salvador Dali, Jeffrey Smart and Bill Henson.
A common theme that runs through Goldie’s artistic work evolves around our ‘existence' within the mass of our universe and the pathways of energy that flow throughout it.
Goldie studied Photography at R.M.I.T. University. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1999, he moved to London where he worked on commercial projects fro the next two years. Working in London at the highest level taught him the artistic processes and techniques that allows one to realise theirvision".
Goldie then moved to Tokyo where he immersed himself in a the Japanese culture focused his energies towards art and begun work on his first solo exhibition "Big In Japan”. Since then, Goldie has had the opportunity to exhibit both in Australia and overseas. He has been the recipient of the New York “Exposure award", a finalist in the highly acclaimed Moran portrait prize and a featured exhibiting artist in the Head On Photography festival.
Goldie now spends his time between Sydney, Australia and Tokyo Japan and has also moved into Directing short films and video clips in recent years. His passion is for the Art and creating compelling imagery wether that is through a still or moving medium. He is well known for his technique, lighting and vision that has led him to be highly sought after for commercial commissions as well as a respected artist.
Andrew has been collaborating commercially for many international and domestic clients such as -
Paypal, Toyota, Sony, Red Bull, Ikea, Telstra, AMP, Woolwrths, Sydney Water, Transport NSW, Panadol, Olympus, StGeorge, Dan Murphys, Westpac, Mirvac, GlaxoSmithKline, Invocare, Bayer and Genero TV,
As well he has been a regular photographic contributor to magazines such as-
Sunday Life magazine, Good weekend Magazine, Womens Day, Qantas magazine, Virgin magazine and Womens weekly.
Exhibitions & Awards
2016 “Artefact” Group Exhibition, Blankspace gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney.
2015 “Moran Prize” Finalist, Australia wide touring exhibition.
2015 "This time it's personal" Group exhibition, SunStudios, Alexandria, Sydney.
2014 “Artefact” Group Exhibition, Chinese Museum, CBD, Melbourne.
2013 “Transformation” Solo show at Custom House, Circular Quay, Sydney.
2012 “Beauty revealed” Group exhibition. Chatswood BMW Gallery, Sydney Australia.
2012 “As you dream it” Group exhibition by BMF, Ultimo, Sydney Australia.
2011 New York Exposure award for Conceptual Art.
2011 “Darker” Solo show, Showcase Gallery, Darlinghurst, Sydney, Australia.
2010 “Art & about” “Sydney life”, Group show. Sydney, Australia.
2009 “Chaos & Repetition” Solo Show, Global gallery, Paddington, Sydney, Australia.
2007 “I’m big in Japan” Solo show, Blank space gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney , Australia.
2005 “Grey” Solo show, Youga Gallery, Youga, Tokyo, Japan.
Film Festival Official Selections
2016 Verona international film festival
2016 Cordoba international film festival
2016 Revelation Perth international film festival
2016 Social machinery film festival
2016 Sydney lift off film festival
2016 Arizona underground film festival
2016 Semi finalist at Color labs film festival