Lockdown StoriesAndrea Tyrimos
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Andrea Tyrimos_Pauletta, oil on board, 2

Pauletta, oil paint on board, 70cm, £3000

Andrea TyrimosSophie, oil on board, 2020
Sophie audio file (5mins 30)

Sophie, 75cm, oil paint on board, £3000

Andrea Tyrimos_Aurora, oil on board, 202
Aurora Audio (5mins, strong language)

Aurora, 75cm, oil paint on board, £3000


Andrea Tyrimos, born 1986, is a contemporary artist who lives and works in London.

Tyrimos’ work explores human relationships and mental health issues through intimate portrait paintings and installations.


A graduate from Central St Martins (2009), she pushes the boundaries of portraiture, uniquely combining both visual and audio elements, to give an invisible illness visibility and presence.


In a time where we need hope more than ever, Andrea’s portraits aim to uplift and help those who may be struggling by exploring how people are maintaining positive mental health, as well as helping to break down the stigma that still very much exists.


Tyrimos’ painting of supermodel Adwoa Aboah was recently on the cover of Madame Figaro magazine in Paris, and she was recently awarded the 1st Prize ING Discerning Eye 2020; her work will join their prestigious art collection.


She has been featured in publications such as The Guardian, The New York Times, Huffington Post and Time-Out; as well as being interviewed on BBC Global News and London Live TV. Tyrimos was recently featured on Channel 4 documentary ‘Flawless’  and has received the Signature Art People’s Choice Painting Award, and the Art & Escape Award.


“Rendered in washed out colours, minimalist detail to hair and clothing bringing out their vulnerability through their eyes. I’ve always felt that mental illness is something you wear on your face. Tyrimos has captured that”

-          The Guardian