Shaan Syed

 

Biography

b. Toronto.  Lives in London, UK

EDUCATION
2006          MFA Goldsmiths College, London
2000          AOCAD Diploma, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto
1996-98    Fine Art Program, Concordia University, Montreal

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015

I & I, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Winterthur

Licking Forward Tangerine, noshowspace, London

2014

CAPITAL!, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin

One Minus One, Ana Cristea Gallery, New York

2013

Wishful Thinking, Vous Etes Ici, Amsterdam

Shaan Tariq Hassan-Syed, Birch Libralato, Toronto

2011

Hole, Vous Etes Ici, Amsterdam

2009

Please Play By The Rules, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin

2008

Stage, Birch Libralato, Toronto

2007

Arena, Brown, London

2005

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

2004

Two Dogs Fucking, Mercer Union Peephole, Toronto

2003

People Systems, Robert Birch Gallery, Toronto

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016

John Moores Painting Prize 2016, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool

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

2015

The People’s Pamphlets, cur. by Jessica Cochrane, Spudnik Press, Chicago

The Violet Crab, cur. by Than Hussein Clarke and Vincent Honore, David Roberts Art Foundation (DRAF), London

New Century Abstracts, cur. by Carla Garnet, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough and Thames Art Gallery, Chatham-Kent

2014

On White, Geukins & DeVil, Antwerp and Knokke

Emergency 6 Biennial, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth

Patrick De Brock Gallery, Knokke

2013

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

2012

Paper Does Not Blush, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin

2011

The Multiple Show, Vous Etes Ici, Amsterdam

Fade Away, Transition Gallery, London and Gallery North, University of Northumbria

Inbetween, Doris McCarthy Gallery at the University of Toronto, Toronto

2010

Fifteen, cur. by Louise Hutchinson and George Henry Longly, S1 Artspace, Sheffield

Addendum, La Salle de Bains, Lyon

Jerwood Contemporary Painters 2010, Jerwood Space, London, Project Space, Leeds, Durham Art Gallery, Durham

Sophisticated Boom Boom (in Black and White), Domo Baal, London

2009

Baker’s Dozen, CGP Gallery, London

Supersurface, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London

Niko’s Rear Entrance, West Brunswick Sculpture Triennial, Brunswick

2008

ArtFutures 2008, Bloomberg Space, London

Foreground Background, cur. by Swapna Tamhane, Elementa Gallery, Dubai

2007

Where Something Becomes Nothing, S1 Artspace, Sheffield

Distinction, Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne

Sovereign European Art Prize Exhibition, Rochelle School, London

2005

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

2004

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

2003

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

2001

Expect Relevance, K3 Project Space, Zurich

RBC 3rd Canadian Painting Competition, Gallery One, Toronto (travelling nationally)