Shaun Gladwell was born in Sydney in 1972 and currently lives and works in London. In 1996, Gladwell received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, and in 2001 was the recipient of an Anne and Gordon Samstag Scholarship, which enabled him to undertake research at Goldsmiths College, University of London.
Gladwell represented Australia at the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009 and also travelled to Afghanistan that year as an Australian Official War Artist; in 2006 he was awarded an Australia Council Visual Arts Fellowship.
Gladwell’s work is held in many public and private collections including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA; Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.
Shaun Gladwell is represented by Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, and Starkwhite, Auckland.
Shaun Gladwell Static no. 11 (man running) 2008
still from videography
single-channel HD digital video, sound
Courtesy of the artist, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, and Starkwhite, Auckland. Collection of Basil Sellers AM
Shaun Gladwell Storm Sequence 2000
Still from DVD
videography: Técha Noble
sound: Kazumichi Grime
commissioned by Peter Fay
Courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz, Melbourne.