Andrew John Stow Innes, son of Robert Francis Innes, was born in Jamaica, schooled in England, settled in Canada 1973.
He began his career as a chartered accountant and ended it as a painter and multi-media artist in Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada. He paints for the sheer joy and challenge of it. In his own words, his paintings reflect, “an on-going attempt to distinguish the essential from the decorative and to discern the rhythms, patterns and geometry in nature.”Click here to visit Andrew's website and see examples of his work
His Exhibition History can be found [click here].
Arms of Andrew John Stow Innes matriculated in 2017
Before turning to painting full-time, he was a partner of Clarkson Gordon, now Ernst & Young, and a Senior Vice-president of National Trust in Toronto. He married Donald William Watson of Toronto, Canada. In 2013, Andrew and Don were the first gay couple whose civil marriage was blessed by the Bishop of Ontario.
descended from Francis Innes who married Janet Gudge at Greyfriars Church, Edinburgh, on August 3rd 1803
Andrew Innes's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Andrew or other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree:
AncestryDNA Paternal Lineage (discontinued) 46 markers, haplogroup R1b, Ancestry member innesaj
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
AncestryDNA Maternal Lineage (discontinued), haplogroup U, Ancestry member innesaj