Born New Jersey, US.
Seth Birchall lives and works between Bega, Byron Bay and Sydney, Australia, and Bali, Indonesia.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting) from the National Art School in 2003, Birchall began exhibiting in group exhibitions across Australia and Asia, as well as participating in a number of awards and prizes. In 2011, Seth went on to complete a Master of Art from UNSW Art & Design.
Seth Birchall held his first solo exhibition, Megadogaus, in 2006 at the Esa Jaske Gallery in Sydney. After this, Birchall continued to participate in numerous group exhibitions, awards and prizes. His second solo exhibition Man Crush was presented at the Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney in late 2011. After the success of Man Crush at Firstdraft Gallery, Birchall followed the series with Man Crush II, his third solo exhibition, at Liverpool St Gallery in Sydney in 2012.
Seth Birchall has won the 2011 Winsor & Newton Master of Art Prize, at UNSW; has been highly commended for the 2011 Jenny Birt Award, at UNSW, the 2010 Paddington Art Prize and the 2008 Doug Moran Portrait Prize. He has been a two times finalist of the Brett Whiteley Scholarship in 2005 & 2008 and a finalist for the John Olsen Drawing Prize, NAS in 2001.
Selected recent exhibitions include Holding Hands, Colossal Youth Exhibitions, Brooklyn New York USA (2019), Eve’s Broken Arm, Tristian Koenig Gallery, Melbourne (2019), CODE ART FAIR, Tristian Koenig, Copenhagen, Denmark (2018), Where Are My Feelings, Tristian Koenig, Sydney (2018), Master of Three Worlds, COMA Gallery, Sydney (2017); New Swamp Paintings, Tristian Koenig, Melbourne (2017); The Bloviate Suite, Chalk Horse, Sydney, (2016); The Intergalactic Image Factory, Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney (2014) and Fresh Cuts, Edwina Colette, risbane (2013).
Birchall’s work is represented in the Joyce Nissan Collection, Melbourne; Macquarie Bank; Proclaim Collection, Melbourne; St. Vincents Hospital, Sydney and Art Incubator, Sydney, as well as private collection in Australasia, North America and Scandinavia.