Shanti Shea An is a painter and PhD candidate at the ANU School of Art & Design. She holds a Bachelor of Visual Arts (First Class Honours) and a Master of Art History & Curatorial Studies. Her Master’s thesis examined pictorial and architectural thresholds in seventeenth-century Dutch painting, and earned her the 2019 Masters Prize for Excellence from the Australian National University. Her current practice-led PhD project is focussed on the relationship between painting and textuality.

She is currently based between Sydney and Canberra, Australia.


May Friends’ Night with guest speaker Shanti Shea An, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, May 2022
Fountains & Follies group exhibition, Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy, opening Friday 13 May 2022
Eloquence Art Prize (Winner), February 2022
Interview with Elsa Meunier, April 2020


New small painting titled Weather (2022), acrylic and oil on birch ply, available to purchase here.

A selection of small works are available to purchase through Brunswick Street Gallery’s Stockroom in Melbourne. Click here to view artworks.