ANDREW SALGADO (b. 1982, Canada) holds an MFA from London’s Chelsea College of Art (2009) and a BFA from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (2005). He has exhibited in London, Berlin, Oslo, Sydney, Vancouver, Toronto, Merida (Venezuela), Niamey (Niger), Chiang Mai (Thailand), and Busan (Korea, forthcoming 2012).
Forthcoming solo exhibitions include New Paintings, DOSI Gallery, Busan, Korea (2012); The Misanthrope, Beers.Lambert Contemporary, London, UK, (2012); andThe Acquaintance, Art Gallery of Regina, Regina, Canada (2012). Previous solo exhibitions include Paint Your Black Heart Red, Galerei Atopia, Oslo, Norway (2010); and Boys Night Out, Interurban Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (2008).
Noteworthy group exhibitions include Transgression, Beers.Lambert Contemporary Art, London, UK (2011); Golden, La Petit Mort Gallery, Ottawa, Canada (2011); Art For Life [featured artist], Vancouver, Canada (2011); the 2010 Merida Venezuela Biennale; and the Courtauld Institute Academy Hang IX along Gary Hume and Tracy Emin (2010-11), London, UK.
He was awarded Courvoisier’s Future 500 (2010), shortlisted for Art of Giving at London’s Saatchi Gallery (2010), and will be featured in the forthcoming Channel 4 (UK) documentary The Science of Art alongside Anish Kapoor and Bridget Riley (2011).
He lives and works in London, UK.