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Shaan Syed lives and works in London UK. Recent exhibitions include Here, Aga Khan Museum, Toronto; Art Encoun- ters Biennial (2017), Timisoara Romania (2017), John Moores Painting Prize, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; Manuel Graf and Shaan Syed, Herrmann Germann Contemporary, Zurich (all 2016); Shaan Syed; I & I, Kunsthalle Winter- thur, Winterthur; Shaan Syed and Sam Windett, Patrick De Brock Gallery, Knokke; The Violet Crab, David Roberts Art Foundation/DRAF, London (all 2015); and Capital!, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin (2014). His work has been written about in many publications including Artforum, ArtReview, The Art Newspaper, Artnet News and Kunstbulletin.


2013 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award Arts Council England / National Lottery UK, Project Grant Canada Council for the Arts, Project Grant 2012 The Elephant Trust 2010 Jerwood Contemporary Painters 2006 Canada Council for the Arts, Development Grant 2003 Canada Council for the Arts, Emerging Artist Grant