Stuart Sheldon

Commission for University of Miami Braman/Miller Hillel Center. If Not Now, When? Latex paint, inkjet print book covers of most influential Jewish writers on interior wall, 98x96" 2018. 

“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

Like, Really Smart, Latex paint, inkjet Trump's craziest tweets, burnt American flags, psychology book pages on wood panel, 48x48" 2018. Collection of Jim & Shannon Lanzone
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

Fancy Nasty - This legendary 2015 Art Basel installation transformed a huge abandoned Miami home into a wonderland featuring 20 world renowned artists. Soon after, it was demolished. Read about it in The New Tropic's superb piece, Let's Get a Little Fancy Nasty

 

Fancy Nasty -  
Hunger Games, Acrylic, American flag, inkjet book cover on wood, 12x12" 2017. Part of 2017 London Fitzrovia Gallery exhibition during Frieze Art Fair.
Working at Fancy Nasty Studios in Little River, Miami
I Adore You Mom, acrylic, book covers and paper on canvas, 60x136" 2015. Commission in which I requested the 10 favorite books from each member in a family of nine. This is their literary DNA. 
America’s Moral Dilemma, 2017. Do we Fund Ourselves or Find Ourselves? 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."