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b. Toronto. Lives in London, UK
MFA Goldsmiths College, London
AOCAD Diploma, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto
Fine Art Program, Concordia University, Montreal
I & I, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Winterthur
Licking Forward Tangerine, noshowspace, London
CAPITAL!, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin
One Minus One, Ana Cristea Gallery, New York
Wishful Thinking, Vous Etes Ici, Amsterdam
Shaan Tariq Hassan-Syed, Birch Libralato, Toronto
Hole, Vous Etes Ici, Amsterdam
Please Play By The Rules, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin
Stage, Birch Libralato, Toronto
Arena, Brown, London
Crowds and Consellations, PlugIn ICA, Winnipeg and Art Gallery of Windsor
Two Dogs Fucking, Mercer Union Peephole, Toronto
People Systems, Robert Birch Gallery, Toronto
|SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS|
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
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
On White, Geukins & DeVil, Antwerp and Knokke
Emergency 6 Biennial, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth
Patrick De Brock Gallery, Knokke
Synesthesium, with Benjamin Brett and Stuart Cumberland, Ana Cristea Gallery, New York
Paper Does Not Blush, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin
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
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
Baker’s Dozen, CGP Gallery, London
Supersurface, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
Niko’s Rear Entrance, West Brunswick Sculpture Triennial, Brunswick
ArtFutures 2008, Bloomberg Space, London
Foreground Background, cur. by Swapna Tamhane, Elementa Gallery, Dubai
Where Something Becomes Nothing, S1 Artspace, Sheffield
Distinction, Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne
Sovereign European Art Prize Exhibition, Rochelle School, London
Wearetheartists, cur. by Oliver Kielmayer, International Biennale of Contemporary Art, National Gallery, Prague
RBC 6th Canadian Painting Competition, Gallery One, Toronto (travelling nationally)
RBC 5th Canadian Painting Competition, Museum London, London Ontario (travelling nationally)
Expect Relevance, K3 Project Space, Zurich
RBC 3rd Canadian Painting Competition, Gallery One, Toronto (travelling nationally)
Mort, Anna. “Artist of the Week: Shaan Syed.” LVL 3 Media, Dec. 1 2015
Martinelli, Yasmine. “Feature Shaan Syed: All Capitals!” Lodown Magazine, Issue 94, 2014
Young, Paul David. “Not for Sale: Outside the Convention Center in Miami.” Hyperallergic, December 6, 2014
In The Frame. “Artist’s Duvet Day Pays Dividends.” The Art Newspaper, December 2, 2014
Munro, Cait. “The 10 Best Booths at UNTITLED.” Artnet News, December 4, 2014
Balzer, David. “Miami Slideshow: Hot Art from the North and Beyond.” Canadian Art online, December 4, 2014.
Krishtalka, Sholem. “Notes on a Toronto/Berlin State of Mind”, Canadian Art online, April 23, 2014.
Grothe, Simon, “Die Kunst der Erinnerung.” Der Tagesspiegel, April 5, 2014, 17.
Basciano, Oliver. “The Andrew Project Book” ArtReview 65, no.7 (October 2013), 154.
Vermoortel, Pieternel. “A Scene that Celebrates Itself; Conversation with Shaan Syed”, Tablet, Issue 03 2010.
Eyland, Cliff. “Sarah Anne Johnson and Shaan Syed”. Border Crossings 25, no. 3 (August 2006), 117-118.
Kielmayer, Oliver. “Erkentnis im Dunkeln.” Kunstbulletin, no. 10 (October 2005), 26-29.
Driedger, Sharon Doyle. “Ten Artists Who Rock”. Maclean’s, January 12, 2004. 42.
Kielmayer, Oliver. “Shaan Syed at Galerie Brigitte Weiss”, Canadian Art 21, no. 4 (December 2004), 78.
Proudfoot, Shannon. “15 Glimpses at Painting’s Future.” National Post, November 20, 2003, sec. E, 6.
Dault, Gary Michael. “Intimacy Once Removed.” The Globe and Mail, August 16, 2003, sec. E, 3.
Govani, Shinan. “Searching for Jane.” The National Post, November 3, 2001, sec. E, 7.
Fullerton, Kim. “Shaan Syed’s Tricks of Memory.” XTRA!, March 8, 2001. 33.
|PUBLICATIONS and CATALOGUES|
Shaan Syed: Catalogue. Kunsthalle Winterther, Kielmayer, Oliver ed. Cologne: Snoeck
The People’s Pamphlets; Shaan Syed. Cochran, Jessica, ed. Chicago: Spudnik Press, artist edition pamphlet.
Green Apples Cum Shots Graffiti. London: noshowspace, artist book.
New Century Abstracts. Art Gallery of Peterborough and Art Gallery of Chatham, ed. Peterboroug: Art Gallery of Peterborough and Art Gallery of Chatham, exh. cat.
Shaan Syed’s Fruit Milk Shade, Garnet, Carla. Toronto: Open Studio, exh. pamphlet.
100 Painters of Tomorrow. Beers, Kurt. London: Thames and Hudson 2014.
The Andrew Project; 1000 and Something Portraits in Toronto Berlin and London, 2010-2013. Syed, Shaan. London: S1 Artspace and FormContent 2013, artist book.
The Responsive Subject: Guy Meese. FormContent, ed. London: FormContent, exh. cat.
Chroma Design Architecture & Art in Color. Glasner, Barbara and Schmidt, Petra, ed. Basel: Birkhauser, 2010.
Jerwood Contemporary Painters. Jerwood Visual Arts, ed. London: Jerwood Visual Arts, exh. cat.
Carte Blanche Vol. 2: Painting. Urquhart, Jane, ed. Toronto: The Magenta Foundation
Foreground/Background. Tamhane, Swapna, ed. Dubai: Elementa Gallery, exh. cat.
Sovereign European Art Prize Exhibition. Sovereign Art School, ed. London: Sovereign Art Foundation, exh. cat.
Shaan Syed: Crowds and Constellations. Matijcio, Steven and Liss, David, ed. Winnipeg: PlugIn Editions, Exh. cat.
RBC Painting Competition 10th Anniversary Book. Richard Rhodes, et al. Toronto: Royal Bank of Canada
|AWARDS and GRANTS|
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award
Arts Council England / National Lottery UK, Project Grant
Canada Council for the Arts, Project Grant
The Elephant Trust
Jerwood Contemporary Painters
Canada Council for the Arts, Development Grant
Canada Council for the Arts, Emerging Artist Grant
Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough
Bank of America, Oklamoma
Bloomingdales, New York
Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto
Goldsmiths College, University of London
Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto
Saatchi Collection, London
Scai The Bathhouse, Tokyo
Soho House Group (Barcelona House), Barcelona
Stiftung Kunstlerhaus Boswil, Boswil
UBS Art Collection, London