Born 1993, Adelaide, AustraliA

LIVES AND WORKS IN CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA

Education

2016 Bachelor of Visual Arts (First Class Honours), Australian National University, School of Art & Design, Canberra, Australia. Graduated with the University Medal.

2015 Bachelor of Visual Arts, Australian National University, School of Art & Design, Canberra, Australia.

Solo / 2-person exhibitions

2018 This View (with Lorilee Yang), Tributary Projects, Fyshwick ACT

2017 No Newness, The Front Gallery and Café, Lyneham ACT

2016 Other Loves, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Manuka ACT

2016 Hidden, ANU School of Art Lecture Theatre Foyer, Acton ACT

2015 Paintings and drawings, ANU School of Art Painting Workshop, Acton ACT

2015 Recent Works, ANU School of Art Lecture Theatre Foyer, Acton ACT

Selected group exhibitions

2018 The Radical Familiar, Piermarq Gallery, Paddington NSW

2018 Spectrum, Prompt Gallery, Australian National University, Acton ACT

2018 Concrete., Degenerate and Six Gallery, Braddon ACT

2018 Flora, incube8r gallery, Fitzroy VIC

2017 Art - Letter Home, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province

2017 Sightlines, Collab Gallery, Chippendale NSW

2017 Ruby Honours 1, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Manuka ACT

2017 Morning Light, incube8r gallery, Fitzroy VIC

2017 Random, ANU School of Art & Design Foyer Gallery, Acton ACT

2017 Botanica, incub8r gallery, Fitzroy VIC

2017 Nobody’s Baby, The Ladies Network and Central Park Sydney, The Workspace, Sydney NSW

2017 At the End of the World, .M Contemporary, Woollahra NSW

2016 Graduating Exhibition, ANU School of Art, Acton ACT

2016 ANU School of Art Drawing Prize, ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery, Acton ACT

2016 Pretty Pastels, The Front Gallery & Cafe, Lyneham ACT

2015 Graduating Exhibition, ANU School of Art, Acton ACT

Grants and awards

2018 Endeavour Mobility Grant, funding for short-term overseas study

2016 University Medal, Australian National University

2016 EASS Peter and Lena Karmel Prize

2016 EASS .M Contemporary Emerging Artist Award

2016 EASS The Front Gallery and Café Exhibition Award

2016 EASS Acquisition Award

2016 ANU School of Art Drawing Prize (Finalist, Highly Commended)

2013-16 National University Scholarship, Australian National University

Professional experience

2018 — current Executive Officer, Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools (ACUADS)

2018 — current Tutor, Australian National University, Centre for Art History and Art Theory, School of Art and Design, Canberra, Australia.

2018 Guest Lecturer, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

2018 Conference Administrator, “Writing Lives Revealing Lives: Portraiture and Personhood”, National Portrait Gallery and the ANU Centre for Art History and Art Theory (30 June – 1 July 2018), Canberra, Australia.

2018 Teaching Assistant, Australian National University, School of Art and Design (Painting Workshop), Canberra, Australia.

Bibliography

2018 Rosie Flanagan, “When Words Fail: Shanti Shea An on Why She Paints,” December 2018.

2018 Exhibition Catalogue for Art – Letter Home, China Academy of Art Press.

2017 The Ladies Network, “Self-Love Series: Shanti Shea An,” February 2017.

2016 Australian National University, “Honours student Shanti Shea-An receives 2016 University Medal,” December 2016.

2016 Annie Cattrell, “ANU School of Art Drawing Prize 2016,” Australian National University, August 2016.