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Projects

Shaan Syed


1977 Born in Toronto, CA
Lives in London, UK

ExhibitionsWorksCV

Shaan Syed
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

2019
Parisian Laundry, Montreal, Canada

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

2019
The Inhuman/Difficult Transition, Thames Side Studios, London

2018
The Other Side, curated by Justine Kohleal, The PowerPlant, Toronto, CN
Destroyed by Shadows, Cornerstone Gallery at Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, UK
A Stranger Comes to Town, cur. by Norte Maar, Spring Break Art Show 2018, New York, USA

2017
Art Encounters Biennale, with “Balamuc”, Timisoara, RO
Bodrum Biennale, with Sumer Erek’s The Need to Doodle, Bodrum, TR
Here, curated by Swapnaa Tamhane, Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, CN

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

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