Andrew Redmond Barr is a writer and artist from Edinburgh, with an interest in literature, history and illustration.
In 2011 he was one of the founding members of National Collective, a small group of volunteers which led the arts movement for Scottish independence in the run-up to the 2014 referendum. The Collective was awarded second place in The List magazine’s Top 100 cultural influences of 2014.
In 2016 he released his first book, Summer of Independence: Stories from a Nation in the Making (Word Power Books), which featured in The Scottish Review of Books’ Picks of 2016.
In 2018 he held an art exhibition, ‘Pith & Power’, at the Saltire Society in Edinburgh exploring Robert Burns’ relationship with politics and power.
He is currently working on a new book, The Illustrated Declaration of Arbroath, to be published in late 2019.