Andrew Salgado | Color in Motion 211
Bio comes from the official website of Andrew Salgado
Andrew Salgado (b. 1982, Regina, Canada) has exhibited in the United Kingdom, Germany, Scandinavia, Australia, Venezuela, Thailand, Korea, Canada, and the United States. His bold, assertive, and generally large-scale figurative paintings have placed him as one-to-watch in both the UK’s and North America’s painting scenes. 2012 solo exhibitions include In Order to Rebuild, Dosi Gallery, Busan, Korea; and The Misanthrope, Beers.Lambert Contemporary, London. Forthcoming solo exhibitions include The Acquaintance, his first institution-exhibition at his home-town in The Art Gallery of Regina, Canada (Dec 2012 -Jan 2013); and solo exhibitions at La Petit Mort Gallery, Ottawa, Canada (May 2013), and One Art Space in New York City (October 2013).
Salgado’s paintings have hung in London’s Courtauld Institute of the Arts (2010) alongside Tracy Emin and Gary Hume; his work was the highest-grossing piece ever donated to Canada’s esteemed (18th) Annual Art For Life Charity Auction (2011); included in the Merida Biennale of Contemporary Art (2010); the NordArt Carlshutte Biennale (2012); and has been featured in press and magazines, such as METRO, The Independent, Shortlist, Yatzer!, Juxtapoz, Colossal, Booooooom!, Beautiful Decay, Paradigm, Chaos, and TOH! Italia. In 2011 he was featured in the Channel 4 (UK) documentary What Makes a Masterpiece alongside artists Anish Kapoor, Howard Hodgkins, and Bridget Riley (2011).
He has lived and worked in London, UK since 2008.