Shaan Syed

 

Biography

1977 born in Toronto, CA
lives in London, UK

EDUCATION

2006 MFA Goldsmiths College, London, UK

2000 AOCAD Diploma, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, CA

1996-98 Fine Art Program, Concordia University, Montreal, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015

I & I, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Winterthur, CH
Licking Forward Tangerine, noshowspace, London, UK

2014

CAPITAL!, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, DE
One Minus One, Ana Cristea Gallery, New York, US

2013

Wishful Thinking, Vous Etes Ici, Amsterdam, NL
Shaan Tariq Hassan-Syed, Birch Libralato, Toronto, CA

2011

Hole, Vous Etes Ici, Amsterdam, NL

2009

Please Play By The Rules, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, DE

2008

Stage, Birch Libralato, Toronto, CA

2007

Arena, Brown, London, UK

2005

Crowds and Consellations, PlugIn ICA, Winnipeg and Art Gallery of Windsor, CA

2004

Two Dogs Fucking, Mercer Union Peephole, Toronto, CA

2003

People Systems, Robert Birch Gallery, Toronto, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

John Moores Painting Prize 2016, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
Manuel Graf and Shaan Syed, Herrmann Germann Contemporary, Zurich CH
Shaan Syed and Sam Windett, Patrick De Brock Gallery, Knokke, BE
Works in Series, noshowspace, London, UK

2015

The People’s Pamphlets, cur. by Jessica Cochrane, Spudnik Press, Chicago, US
The Violet Crab, cur. by Than Hussein Clarke and Vincent Honore, David Roberts Art Foundation (DRAF), London, UK
New Century Abstracts, cur. by Carla Garnet, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough and Thames Art Gallery, Chatham-Kent, US

2014

On White, Geukins & DeVil, Antwerp and Knokke, BE
Emergency 6 Biennial, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, UK
Patrick De Brock Gallery, Knokke, BE

2013

Synesthesium, with Benjamin Brett and Stuart Cumberland, Ana Cristea Gallery, New York, US

2012

Paper Does Not Blush, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, DE

2011

The Multiple Show, Vous Etes Ici, Amsterdam, NL
Fade Away, Transition Gallery, London and Gallery North, University of Northumbria, UK
Inbetween, Doris McCarthy Gallery at the University of Toronto, Toronto, CA

2010

Fifteen, cur. by Louise Hutchinson and George Henry Longly, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK
Addendum, La Salle de Bains, Lyon, FR
Jerwood Contemporary Painters 2010, Jerwood Space, London, Project Space, Leeds, UK Durham Art Gallery, Durham, UK
Sophisticated Boom Boom (in Black and White), Domo Baal, London, UK

2009

Baker’s Dozen, CGP Gallery, London, UK
Supersurface, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London, UK
Niko’s Rear Entrance, West Brunswick Sculpture Triennial, Brunswick, DE

2008

ArtFutures 2008, Bloomberg Space, London, UK
Foreground Background, cur. by Swapna Tamhane, Elementa Gallery, Dubai, AE

2007

Where Something Becomes Nothing, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK
Distinction, Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, DE
Sovereign European Art Prize Exhibition, Rochelle School, London, UK

2005

Wearetheartists, cur. by Oliver Kielmayer, International Biennale of Contemporary Art, National Gallery, Prague, CZ

2004

RBC 6th Canadian Painting Competition, Gallery One, Toronto (travelling nationally), CA

2003

RBC 5th Canadian Painting Competition, Museum London, London Ontario (travelling nationally), CA

2001

Expect Relevance, K3 Project Space, Zurich, CH
RBC 3rd Canadian Painting Competition, Gallery One, Toronto (travelling nationally), CA