CLAUDIA CHAN SHAW

Sydney, Australia

Sydney College of the Arts BA Visual Communications Design 1985

Sydney born creative Claudia Chan Shaw has a multi-faceted career as an installation artist, photo artist, curator, fashion designer, broadcaster and author.

2020

Lunar Lanterns – Sydney Lunar Festival. Rat Lantern installation – 8m tall installation featuring nine, 2.8m tall golden robot Rats. Hero design for Year of the Rat. Commissioned by the City of Sydney.

The Ratrobats – Installation. Eight, 2.4m tall acrobat Rats. Lunar New Year at World Square, Sydney

Tai Chi Bunnies Rabbit Lantern installation – six, 2.5 metre high Rabbits performing Tai Chi, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

COMING UP : Exhibition – Vivian and Claudia Chan Shaw – Mother. Daughter. Mentor. Muse. 541 Art Space, Sydney

Curator – Lunar New Year, World Square Sydney

2019

Glow Festival HOTA – Home of the Arts Gold Coast, Queensland. Tai Chi Bunnies Rabbit Lantern installation – six, 2.5 metre tall Rabbits performing Tai Chi.

The Three (not so) Little Pigs – Installation. Three, 2.5m tall Pigs. Lunar New Year at World Square, Sydney

Lunar Lanterns – Sydney Lunar Festival. Tai Chi Bunnies Rabbit Lantern installation – six, 2.5 metre tall Rabbits performing Tai Chi. Commissioned by the City of Sydney.

Summer Sojourn – Group Exhibition, Art Atrium, Botany

Curator – Lunar New Year, World Square Sydney

2018

Obscuriosity – Solo Exhibition, Art Atrium, Bondi Junction

Transcendence – Group Exhibition, Live in Art, Surry Hills

Lunar Lanterns – Sydney Chinese New Year Festival. Tai Chi Bunnies Rabbit Lantern installation – eight, 2.5m tall Rabbits performing Tai Chi. Commissioned by the City of Sydney.

Guide Dogs Art Installation – Group Exhibition. Deco Dog, mixed media sculpture. Customs House, Sydney

Curator – Sydney Chinese New Year Festival, City of Sydney

2017

Integration Exchange – Group Exhibition. China Cultural Centre, Sydney

Summer Sojourn – Group Exhibition.  Art Atrium, Bondi Junction

Lunar Lanterns – Sydney Chinese New Year Festival. Tai Chi Bunnies  Rabbit Lantern installation – reimagined for 2017 as eight, 2.5m tall Rabbits performing Tai Chi. Commissioned by the City of Sydney.

Poster Boy – Solo Exhibition.  Art Atrium, Jones Bay Wharf Pyrmont

Curator – Sydney Chinese New Year Festival, City of Sydney

2016

Lunar Lanterns – Sydney Chinese New Year Festival. Tai Chi Bunnies  Rabbit Lantern installation – fourteen, 2.5m tall high Rabbits performing Tai Chi. Commissioned by the City of Sydney.

Poster Boy – Solo Exhibition. Selected for Head on Photo Festival 2016, Art Atrium Bondi Junction

Summer Sojourn – Group Exhibition, Art Atrium, Bondi Junction

Curator – Sydney Chinese New Year Festival, City of Sydney

CuratorTwenty Twenty Group Exhibition, The Old Wool Store, Kensington Contemporary, Chippendale

CuratorVivian Chan Shaw, 40 Years – A Retrospective, Tamworth Regional Gallery, Tamworth

2013

CuratorVivian Chan Shaw, 40 Years – A Retrospective, Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia, Darlinghurst

 2012

Poster Boy – Solo Exhibition, NG Art Gallery Chippendale

2005

Curator – Alfredo Bouret Retrospective, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney

2004

How much is that doggie? Group Exhibition. Guide Dogs Art Installation, Sydney. Mixed media sculpture

 2002

Cow Parade. Group Exhibition. Queen’s Cownsel. Queen Victoria Building, Sydney. Mixed media sculpture

CuratorVivian Chan Shaw, 30 Years – A Retrospective, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney