Sherman Sam

 ( 1966, Singapore)

Né à Singapour en 1966
Il vit et travaille à Londres

Sherman Sam est basé à Londres et à Singapour où il travaille comme artiste et critique.

Il a exposé ses toiles et ses dessins dans le monde entier, y compris à l’occasion d’expositions individuelles au The Suburban de Chicago, à la galerie d’art Rubicon de Dublin, au Lugar do Desenho de Porto, au the Centro de Arte de San João de Madeira au Portugal, à Some Walls d’Oakland, à la galerie Equator Art Projects de Singapour et plus récemment à la galerie Annka Kultys de Londres. Il a aussi participé à de nombreuses expositions collectives en Europe, en Amérique et en Asie du Sud-Est, dont M6: Around London à Andratx, Majorque, Sight Mapping (Suède, Écosse et Espagne), Plan D, une exposition sous son commissariat (Portugal, Irelande), Rhyme not Reason à la galerie Janet Kurnatowski de Brooklyn, Connected à Feature Inc de New York, et The Theory and Practice of Small Paintings à la galerie Equator Art Projects de Singapour

En tant qu’écrivain, il a été conseillé de rédaction à www.kultureflash.com, et il a écrit pour The Brooklyn Rail et divers magazines d’art anglais. Actuellement, il contribue régulièrement à Artforum, artforum.com, ocula.com et artcritical.com. Entre 2006 et 2008, il a été Inspire Curatorial Fellow à la galerie Hayward de Londres, et sélecteur dans le cadre du Prix du Jury Pro Arts 2010 à Oakland, Californie. Plus récemment, en été 2014, « A poem for Raoul and Agnes », une exposition collective qu’il avait sélectionné, était à l’Ancient and Modern de Londres.
Expositions monographiques à la galerie
Sherman Sam, Wandhaff
13 Janvier - 03 Mars 2018


Expositions personnelles (sélection)

2016
Together We’re Heavy, Annka Kultys Gallery, London – UK

2014
III (Celebration Day), Equator Art Projects, Project Space, Singapore — SG License to Ill, Equator Art Projects, solo presentation at ArtStage, Singapore — SG

2012
Over the Rainbow: some drawings and some paintings for Some Walls, Some Walls, Oakland — US

2009
Let's Stay Together, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin — IE

2001
Pintura de Sherman Sam, Centro de Arte, S. João da a Madeira, S. João da Madeira — PT

2000
Desanhos De Sherman Sam, Lugar do Desenho – Fundação Júlio Resende, Porto — PT

Expositions de groupe (sélection)

2016
In this soup we swim, Kingsgate Project Space (curated by Dan Howard-Birt), London — UK

2015
Desire of the Other, Annka Kultys Gallery, London — UK Drawing Biennial 2015, The Drawing Room, London — UK

2014
Do you believe in Angels? Mo Space, Manila, and Equator Art Projects (curated by Tony Godfrey), Singapore — SG
Soul’s Escape, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin — IE

2013
The Theory and Practice of Small Paintings, Equator Art Projects (curated by Tony Godfrey),Singapore — SG
I like what you do, 43 Inverness Street (curated by Anthony Faroux), London — UK

2012
Connected, Feature Inc, New York — US
Lines in Drawing, 43 Inverness Street, London — UK

2011
Paper Works, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn — US
Paper: A-Z, Sue Scott Gallery, New York — US
Drawing 2011 Biennial, The Drawing Room, London — UK
Sherman Sam, Clive Hodgson and Gracjana Rejmer, Broadbent Gallery, London — UK

2010
Rhyme, Not Reason, Janet Kurnatowksi Gallery (curated by John Yau), Brooklyn — US

2008
M25 Sobre Londres, Kunsthalle Centro Cultural Andratx (curated by Barry Schwabsky), Majorca — ES

2005
To and From, Metropole Galleries (curated by Anthony Heywood and Peter Fillingham), Folkestone — UK
Drawing 200, The Drawing Room, London — UK

2004
Over the Sofa, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin — IE
25 Artists, 25 Drawings, The Drawing Gallery, London — UK

2003
Flix, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin — IE
Photoptosis, Bilkin Gallery (curated by Patrick Michael Fitzgerald), Bilbao — ES A version of Sight Mapping, The Gallery at APT, London — UK
Drawn 2B Alive, Hales Gallery, London — UK

2002
Heaven on Earth, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin — IE
Sight Mapping, Kunsthallen-Bohuslans Museum (curated by Andrew Bick), Uddevalla — SE

2003
Sight Mapping, GoMA (curated by Andrew Bick), Glasgow — UK Sight Mapping, Sala Rekalde (curated by Andrew Bick), Bilbao — ES

Commissariat d'exposition (sélection)

2013
Poem for Raoul and Agnes, Ancient & Modern, London — UK

2008
Phyllida Barlow STACK, FENCE, Southbank Centre, London — UK
Point of No Return, Rubicon Gallery (co-curated with Caroline Hancock), Dublin — IE

2005
Plan D, Palacete dos Viscondes de Balsemão, Porto — PT Plan D, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin — IE
Plan D, Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo — IE

Publications

2014
Sherman Sam in conversation with Tony Godfrey. Text by Tony Godfrey and Sherman Sam, Equator Art Gallery, Singapore. (exh. catalogue)

2012
Sherman Sam: Over the Rainbow. Text by Chris Ashley, Some Walls, Oakland. (exh catalogue)

2009
On Second Thought. Text by Marcus Verhagen, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin. (exh. catalogue)

2007
Waking up to Sherman Sam. Text by Andrew Bick, The Suburban, Chicago. (exh. catalogue)

2005
Sherman Sam: Plan D. Text by Sherman Sam, et al. Palacete dos Viscondes de Balsemão, Porto. (exh. catalogue)

2001
Sherman Sam. Text by Sally O’Reilly, Centro de Arte S. João da Madeira, S. João da Madeira. (exh. catalogue)

2000
In the pink. Text by Martin Herbert, Lugar du Desenho, Porto. (exh. catalogue)


Publications personnelles et de groupe (sélection)

2014
The Theory and Practice of the Small Painting, Text by Tony Godfrey. Equator Art Gallery, Singapore. (exh. catalogue)

2010
Can I Come Over to Your House? The First Ten Years of The Suburban. Texts by Michelle Grabner, Brad Killim, Forrest Nash and Jason Pickleman. The Subruban, Manawa Wisconsin. (exh. catalogue)

2005
Sherman Sam: Plan D. Palacete dos Viscondes de Balsemão, Porto. (exh. catalogue)

2002-3
Sight Mapping, Texts by Andrew Bick, Mark Gisbourne and Sherman Sam. Bohuslans Museum, GoMA, and Sala Rekalde, Bilbao. (exh. catalogue)


Bibliographie (sélection - articles)

2015
Colvin, Rob. “Artists Pick Artists: Sherman Sam,” Hyperallergic (9 Feb 2015).

2014
Art Radar. “10 great artists at Art Stage Singapore,” Art Radar (16 Jan, 2014).

2012
Wolin, Joseph. “Anonymous Tantra/Connected,” Time Out NY (7 Feb 2012). Dillion, Noah. “Connected,” The Brooklyn Rail, (Feb 2012).

2010
Naves, Mario. “Rhyme Not Reason,” City Arts (28 Sept 2010).

2009
Schwabsky, Barry. “Review of Let's stay together,” Artforum (Summer 2009).
Clancy, Luke. “Review of Let's stay together,” Art Review (Summer 2009).
Dunne, Aidan. "Remarkable work inspired by the unremarkable things in life,” The Irish Times (29 April 2009).
Butler, Kate. “Let's stay together,” The Sunday Times (19 April 2009).
Conley, Sue. "Abstract of faith,” The Herald (April 9th, 2009).

2005
Conley, Susan. “Plan D,” Irish Independent (8 April 2005).
“Back to Basics,” The Irish Times (2 April 2005).
Dunne, Aidan. “Facing up to familiar scenes,” The Irish Times (April 2005).

2002
Bonde, Lisbeth. “Sight Mapping,” Modern Painters (Winter 2002). Domke, Graham. “Sight Mapping,” Contemporary No.50.


Discussion d'artistes (sélection)

2014
Sherman Sam and Tony Godfrey in conversation, Equator Arts Projects, Singapore
Sherman Sam, Charles Lim and Song-Ming Ang in conversation with Tony Godfrey, ArtStage, Singapore
TEACHING AND SEMINARS 2012-2014
Goldsmith, University of London, Year Zero/Foundation, Art History 1998 – 2005
Ruskin School of Drawing, University of Oxford, visiting lecturer 2001
Oxford Brookes University, visiting lecturer 2000-1
Tate, London, visiting lecturer 1996
North Oxfordshire College and School of Art, Foundation course

Prix et résidences (sélection)

2016
Sovereign Asian Art Prize, Hong Kong — CN (nominee) 2009
Centro Cultural Andratx, Majorca — ES

2006-2008
Arts Council, Inspire Curatorial Fellow, Hayward Gallery, London — UK

1987
Australian Art Awards, National Museum of Art, Singapore — SG

1986
Painting of the Year Award, National Museum of Art, Singapore — SG

Collections publiques (sélection)

CCA Andratx, Mallorca — ES

Un << Bris Collage >> d'émotions

Luxembourg Wort - Mireille Petitgenêt

12 Fèvrier 2018


Trois fois New York

Le Quotidien - Mylène Carrière

08 Fèvrier 2018


Hyperallergic - Rob Colvin

09 Fèvrier 2015


Une conversation avec Sherman Sam

Ocula - Tony Godfrey

13 Octobre 2013


Sherman Sam

ArtForum - Barry Schwabsky

31 Mai 2009


On second though

Rubicon Gallery - Marcus Verhagen

01 Janvier 2009


The conversation pod -

30 Novembre -1


SHERMAN SAM : TOGETHER WE’RE HEAVY

Annka Kultys Gallery - Annka Kultys

30 Novembre -1


143. Sherman Sam

Traction - Peter Vidani

30 Novembre -1