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.
Artworks — Exhibitions
Shaun Gladwell The archer (after Chuang Tzu) 2014
camera: Jeremy Rouse editor: Jesse Watt at Pundersons Gardens, London producer: Katherine Slattery at LITTLE WINDOW PICTURES sound: Kazumichi Grime underwater photographer: Tim Tregoning single-channel HD video, 16:9 ratio, colour, sound 10:47 minutes Courtesy of the artist, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, and Arenamedia Pty Ltd Parts of this work were originally used in the production of the 2013 motion picture The turning, Arenamedia Pty Ltd, distributed by Madman Entertainment. This work was made with the assistance of Screen Australia and the Melbourne International Film Festival.