4 May – 16 June, 2013
Theodore:Art is pleased to present “Lazy Reader”, an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Andrew Seto. This will be London-based Seto’s first one-person show in the United States.
Paradox / contradiction / fleeting / memory / dark / draw / love / loss / look / celebration / confession / poems / sight / songs / marks / wander / wonder / history / quickly / experience / reflection / color / now / breath / old / slowly / knowledge / new territories / mystery / perfection / mundane / paint / sense / balance / fallible / light / system / order / mess / super / imperfection / joy.
Andrew Seto (b.1966, Edinburgh) studied Law at the University of Birmingham (LLB 1987), Foundation Course in Art and Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London (1988), Fine Art at the Slade School, University College London (BA 1992), UK, EU and US Law of Copyright at Kings College London (PG Dip 2001) and Enterprise and Management for the Creative Arts at the University of the Arts London (MA 2007). At the Slade he won the Coldstream Prize and a scholarship to the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture (1990-91).
He has been selected for numerous group shows including The Whitechapel Open (Whitechapel Gallery, London, 1994), Three (Theodore:Art, New York, 2011), SV12 (Studio Voltaire, London, 2012), There Are No Giants Upstairs (Theodore:Art, New York, 2012) and The Creekside Open (APT Gallery, London, 2013). Seto was shortlisted for The Jerwood Drawing Prize (2010), The John Moores Painting Prize (2012) and The Marmite Prize for Painting IV (2013). He is the winner of the solo show award from The Crash Open Salon at Charlie Dutton Gallery, London (2013).
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