Seth Garland


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Division, 2019

Oil on panel
205 x 91 cm
80 x 36 in

Further Images

Division, 2019

Oil on panel
205 x 91 cm
80 x 36 in

Further Images

Division 2019 oil on panel © Seth Garland Division 2019 oil on panel © Seth Garland Division 2019 oil on panel © Seth Garland


Seth Garland is a contemporary British artist whose painting and sculpture explore themes which evade simple explanation. His recent volume of work has inhaled the uneasiness of current times, in which all could be read as political satire or equally interpreted as personal conflicts. These intentional and sometimes humorous contradictions seem to parallel our modern world.

Garland, born 1977 Truro, lives and works in Cornwall. His creativity stems from his upbringing, being the son of professional illustrators Linda and Roger Garland. His father best known for illustrating the Tolkien book jackets. This childhood connection with the visual arts ignited a restless appetite for creative processes. During his study at Central Saint Martins, Garland won second prize in 'The Art of Imagination Open Competition', held at the Mall Galleries, London and was their youngest prize winer at the age of 20. His early work was heavily influenced by historical painting methods culminating with solo shows in London at the Albemarle Gallery and in Los Angeles with the Wendt Gallery. Garland has work featured in many prominent private collections throughout the UK and the US.

His latest work has explored a multi disciplinary approach, where material choices particularly in his sculpture play an important role in the story telling. Demonstrating the same forensic detail and fastidious construction as his paintings, his witty and playful forms are imbued with an apparent familiarity yet closer scrutiny reveal complex narratives.

Born 30th May in Truro, Cornwall, UK

Art foundation degree at Plymouth College of Art and Design

Studies Product Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London Institute, London

Art of the Imagination Open Competition, Mall Galleries, London Juror: Ernst Fuchs, Professor of Art, Vienna School of Fantastic Realism, Vienna, Austria. Second prize winner.

Graduates from the London Institute, Central Saint Martins
Art of the Imagination Open Competition, Mall Galleries, London Juror: Bridget Marlin, co-founder of the Art of the Imagination Society together with Professor Ernst Fuchs and H R Giger. Prize Winner.
Moves to cornwall
Opens Lakeside Gallery Barbican, Plymouth and exhibits as an artist in residence.

Exhibits at Lakeside Gallery Barbican, Plymouth as artist in residence

Exhibits at Lakeside Gallery Barbican, Plymouth as artist in residence
Converts barn on family farm into a studio

Exhibits at Lakeside Gallery, Cornwall

Begins "Silver Curtain" series

Exhibits work from the "Silver Curtain" series at the Albermarle Gallery, London "Summer Show"
Begins "Cubed" series

Solo "Cubed" exhibition at the Albermarle Gallery, London

Designs and self builds home and studio on family farm in Cornwall
Begins "Lapis Lazuli" series

Exhibits work from the "Lapis Lazuli" series at the Wendt Gallery, Los Angeles, USA "Laguna Beach" exhibition

Exhibits work from the "Lapis Lazuli" series at the Wendt Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

Begins "Raise" series

Exhibits "Raise" series at Lakeside Gallery, Cornwall

Begins current series


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