Graham Wands was born in 1959 in Irvine, Ayrshire. Graham has been drawing and painting throughout his life, and has won numerous prizes for his art, including Kelso High School Art Prize in 1977. He is largely self taught, working in a range of mediums from pencil, charcoal, pastel through to watercolour, acrylic and oils.
Graham has taught art in community art classes in Jedburgh and Kelso, and now runs art classes in his studio in Alyth after moving up to Perthshire from the Borders in 1995.
Graham's paintings can be found hanging in such diverse places as America, Ireland, France, as well as his native Scotland. He also has paintings exhibited in the Eduardo Alessandro Studios in Broughty Ferry.