About Claudia

This Sydney born creative has a diverse career spanning art and design, photography, curating, television and radio presenting, arts commentary, public speaking, and collecting.

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Art Deco to Art Now Tours
Claudia seems to have a thing for animals! From an installation of fourteen 2.5 metre high glowing rabbit lanterns practicing their Tai Chi outside Sydney’s Customs House; to a life size fiberglass cow covered in oversized playing cards; to a space age robot dog; each creature is playful and quirky, created with love and a sense of humour.
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Fashion lecture series at Chatswood Chase

Aug. 29, 2018

Every Tuesday in September I’ll be giving a series of fashion lectures at Chatswood Chase Sydney. Come along and spend an hour, as we delve into the history and stories of those fashion items we obsess over. It all starts on

Photograph by Claudia Chan Shaw - Not speed I need, but time. Picture of old child's toy.

OBSCURIOSITY – Exhibition by Claudia Chan Shaw

Aug. 1, 2018

Excited! My solo exhibition OBSCURIOSITY is showing 8 – 25 August 2018 at Art Atrium, 181 Old South Head Rd Bondi Junction. The exhibition opening is: on Saturday 11 August 2018 2:30 – 4:30pm at Art Atrium 181 Old South

Lunar Lanterns at Sydney Chinese New Year Festival 2017

Jan. 12, 2017

Welcome the Year of the Rooster and check out Lunar Lanterns this Chinese New Year.  Twelve giant glowing lanterns representing the animals of the Chinese zodiac are on display at Circular Quay for 17 days as part of the Sydney

Tai Chi Bunnies return for Chinese New Year 2017

Jan. 12, 2017

All dressed up and somewhere new to go! Looking fit and fabulous, Claudia Chan Shaw’s popular Rabbit lantern installation, the Tai Chi Bunnies are back for 2017. Created for the Lunar Lanterns exhibition at the Sydney Chinese New Year Festival

Archibald Prize finalist "Claudia, Spartacus and the Robots" by Kate Beynon

Archibald Prize 2016

Jan. 12, 2017

Main image Claudia, Spartacus and the Robots by Kate Beynon. Kate Beynon is represented by Sutton Gallery Melbourne and Milani Gallery, Brisbane. Image courtesy of the artist. It was such an honour to be painted for the 2016 Archibald Prize