Brook Andrew was born in 1970 in Sydney. He currently lives and works in Melbourne, Australia. With a BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) from the University of Western Sydney, Nepean, Sydney (Australia, 1990-1993) and a MFA (Master of Fine Arts), from COFA, University of New South Wales, Sydney (Australia, 1998-1999), Brook Andrew is among the most renowned artists of the Australia and Pacific Asia contemporary art scene.

Recent exhibitions include Stretching the Guidelines of Glue, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, (Germany, 2018); The Right to Offend is Sacred, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, (Australia, 2017); Room A, museum intervention part of L'effet boomerang, Les arts aborigènes d'Australie, Ethnography Museum of Geneva, (Switzerland, 2017); AHY-KON-UH-KLAS-TIK, Van Abbemuseum, (The Netherlands, 2017); EVIDENCE, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS), Sydney (Australia, 2015); Sanctuary: Tombs of the Outcasts, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Sydney (Australia, 2015); Intervening Time during the 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane (Australia, 2015); Witness, Lyon House Museum of Melbourne (Australia, 2014); De Anima, Bendigo Regional Gallery and RMIT Design Hub, Melbourne (Australia, 2014); Les Trophées Oubliés, Musée d’Aquitaine de Bordeaux (France, 2013); Jumping Castle War Memorial, FeliXartMuseum, Dragenbos (Belgium, 2013); Earth House, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale – where he nationally represented Australia (Japan, 2012); Warang, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (Australia, 2012).

He also took part in numerous significant group shows; the 21st Biennale of Sydney, (Australia, 2018); at Villa Merkel, Esslingen (Germany 2018), at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (Australia, 2018); at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, (Australia, 2017); at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, (Australia, 2017); at the UNSW Galleries, Sydney, (Australia, 2017); at the Museum of Archeology and Anthropology of Cambridge (United Kingdom, 2016); at the Yinchuan Biennale, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), (China, 2016); at the Museum De Lakhenhal, Leiden (Netherlands, 2015); at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (Taiwan, 2015); at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts - PICA (Australia, 2015); at the TATE Britain of London (United Kingdom, 2015); at the National Gallery of Victoria of Melbourne (Australia, 2015); at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte, Reina Sofia in Madrid (Spain, 2014); at the Künstlerhaus of Vienne (Austria, 2013); at the National Museum of China, Beijing (China, 2013); at the MOCA, Seoul, (South Korea, 2011); at the 17th Biennale of Sydney (Australia, 2010); at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Sydney (Australia, 2012); at the Smithsonian Institute - National Museum of Art History of Washington D.C (USA, 2007); and at the Ishibashi Foundation of Tokyo (Japan, 2007) - to only name a few.

His work is also showcased in prestigious private and public collections such as the Van Abbemuseum, Heindoven (The Netherlands), the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul (South Korea), the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (Australia), the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (Australia), the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra (Australia), the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (Australia), the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (Australia), the Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane (Australia), the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide (Australia), the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth (Australia), the ARTBANK (Australia), The Vizard Foundation Collection, Melbourne (Australia), and the BHP Billiton Collection of Melbourne (Australia).

In 2016-2018, Brook Andrew has been awarded a prestigious three-year Federal Government Australian Research Council grant for his project titled Representation, Remembrance and the Monument.

Brook Andrew has been represented by Galerie Nathalie Obadia since 2013.