Stuart Sheldon

“Stuart Sheldon created one of the billboards, an American flag posing spiralized questions about freedom. To him, it’s about urging people “at a granular level” to start over, with less fear and more optimism.” Los Angeles Times. Wynwood mural collaboration with For Freedoms, 2016

Coming To America, Acrylic, antique international stamps, inkjet prints, denim on canvas, 55×165″ 2017

Coming To America, Acrylic, antique international stamps, inkjet prints, denim on canvas, 55×165″ 2017 -  Read the backstory of this commission work

Now legendary in the Miami art scene, Sheldon's 2015 Fancy Nasty installation transformed a huge abandoned Miami home into a wonderland which was demolished soon thereafter
Working at Fancy Nasty Studios in Little River, Miami
I Adore You Mom, acrylic, book covers and paper on canvas, 60x136" 2015.

For this commission, I requested the 10 favorite books from each member in a family of nine. From these I wove together their literary DNA. 
America’s Moral Dilemma, 2017. Acrylic paint, Literary Criticism textbooks and found objects. Site-specific installation in Downtown Miami’s historic Dupont Building lobby

We're All Pink Inside, Latex paint, inkjet original poetry on canvas, 70x206" 2017.

Front page of The New Tropic - "Back by popular demand for Art Basel 2017, Miami artist Stuart Sheldon brings you LUSH and assembles ten renowned local and international artists. They will create their own version of utopia in an industrial Little River warehouse. Inspired by the raw mystery of Florida’s Everglades, each artist invokes their own distinct sense of “paradise found” as an antidote to the troubling world beyond." 

The Man In The High Castle, Acrylic, American flag, inkjet book cover on wood, 12x12" 2017. AVAILABLE
Philip K Dick’s 1962 novel, The Man in the High Castle, presents America if the Axis won WWII and Nazis were in power in Washington. Hmmm.

Part of m
y 2017 London exhibition, Calligram, featuring classic dystopian American literature whose chilling prescience defines our terrifying times. The Man in the High Castle, Acrylic, defaced American flag, inkjet print book cover on wood, 12x12" 2017. Fitzrovia Gallery, London.