Andrew Salgado

Andrew Salgado


 

Work on canvas

Work on paper

Limited edition prints

ANDREW SALGADO (b. 1982, Regina, Canada) lives and works in London, England. He graduated with an MA in Fine Art from Chelsea College of Art and Design in 2009, and a BFA from University of BC, Vancouver, in 2005. Salgado has had 13 sold-out solo exhibitions, and in 2017, was the youngest artist to ever receive a survey-exhibition at The Canadian High Commission in London, accompanied by a 300-page monograph, both of which were entitled TEN. In 2013 he was thrust into the spotlight having been commissioned by Harvey Nichols to do 6 paintings for their storefront display. Previous solo exhibitions include, ‘Blue Rainbow’ Angell Gallery, Toronto, (October 2018); ‘Nature Boy’, Beers London, (2018); ‘Dirty Linen & The Nihilist’s Alphabet, Christopher Moller Gallery, Cape Town (2018), ‘A Room with a View of the Ocean’, Lauba Art House, Zagreb (2017); ‘TEN’, Gallery of the Canadian High Commission, London (2017); and ‘The Fool Makes a Joke at Midnight’, Thierry Goldberg, New York (2016). His fourth solo show at Beers London is currently scheduled for 1st quarter, 2020. In 2015, Salgado curated The Fantasy of Representation, including work by Francis Bacon, Gary Hume, and Hurvin Anderson, including an impassioned manifesto on representational painting. He has received extensive press both online and in print, including GQ, The Evening Standard, The Independent, Artsy, METRO, Attitude Magazine, Globe and Mail (CAN) and Macleans (CAN). He frequently donates to charities including Pride London, Stonewall, and Diversity Role Models; his donations to the Terrence Higgins Trust are of particular note, having have raised over six-figures. This spring, Salgado will go to auction with Strauss Auction House for the first time. He has been collected extensively in private and public collections worldwide and is widely regarded as one of the UK’s leading young figurative painters.