Ann Shelton

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Born 1967 in Timaru, New Zealand. Lives in Wellington, New Zealand.

Ann Shelton’s most recent work engages with plant narratives and histories, in particular the intersection of these histories with human knowledge systems. Shelton is interested in how the perceived power play between plants and humans can be questioned, redefined and modified through art–questions that urgently come into play as we move deeper into the era of the anthropocene. Shelton’s work has been the subject of numerous international exhibitions, in addition to being included in Images Recalled, Germany’s largest photographic biennale.

Ann Shelton, who is recognized as one of New Zealand’s leading photographic artists, was born in Timaru, New Zealand, and has a Master of Fine Arts from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Awards for her work include the 2010 Center of Contemporary Art Anthony Harper Contemporary Art Award and the 2006 Trust Waikato Contemporary Art Award. Shelton’s works are featured in numerous public and private collections in New Zealand and overseas. Shelton is an Associate Professor at Massey University’s Whiti o Rehua School of Art in Wellington where she lectures in Fine Art and Photography. She spent a decade as the chair and trustee of Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington’s longest running artist-run space.


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