Shan Turner-Carroll

2016      Master of Philosophy (Fine Art) The University of Newcastle, including one year exchange at

              & Parsons School of Design, The New School, NYC


2022      Finalist for the 67th Blake prize, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

2021      Recipient of a Brand X Live /Work Space with the City of Sydney

2017      Finalist for 2018 Create NSW, Fellowship Emerging, Art Space, Sydney

2015      Margaret Olley Memorial Scholarship

2014      APA University Scholarship

2013      Nick Waterlow OAM Highly Commended Award

2013      Finalist for the Macquarie Group Emerging artist

2013      Winner of The Doctor Harold Schenberg Scholarship, though Hatched” the National Tertiary Art Prize, PICA, Perth

2012      The Jennie Thomas Traveling Art Scholarship, University of Newcastle


2022      The Snake, The Rock and The River, COMA Gallery, NSW,

2022      Bodies On A Rock Verge Gallery, University of Sydney

2021      Edge Of The Garden, COMA Gallery, Darlinghurst, Sydney

2020      Bodies On A Rock, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, NSW, curated by Kim Blunt

2019      Poems To The Poems, Matsushima Bunko Museum, Japan, (curated by Ryota Sato)

2017      Relics, GCS Gallery, in association ACP, Sydney, (curated by Casuarina Bird)

2016      Rites of Passage: The Lost art of Being Human, WATT Space Gallery, Newcastle

2015      Traveller, Standard Practice Space, NYC,(curated by Jessie English)

2013      Primal Crown, 7000 Padauk, Myanmar, (curated by Nathalie Johnston)

2012.     Primal Crown, Honours exhibition, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle

2012.     REIM, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle, (curated by David Wills)


2024      International Queer Exchange Program (Working Title) 4a, Centre for Contemporary Asian Art. 

2023      Signals From…, with Ryota Sato, The Lock Up Gallery, Newcastle

2022      Interspecies and Other Others , Abortsford, Melbourne, curated by Kelli Alred

2022      Working Title SCA curated by Consuelo Cavaniglia Brendan Van Hek

2022      Where light meets dark, Casula Powerhouse, Liverpool, curated by Ellen Hewitt and Luke  Létourneau

2022      Inland Sea, Grafton Regional Gallery, Curated by Caity Reynolds

2022      Sleepwalking, Maitland Regional Art gallery, curated by Cheryl Farrell

2022      The 67th Blake Prize, Casula Powerhouse, Liverpool

2022      Impulse To Action, Bundanon Art Museum, Bundanon NSW Curated by Sophie Obrien

2021      Its Only A Gift (If you See It As Gift ) OuterSpace ,Brisbane, curated by Laurie Oxenford + Grace Dewar

2020      20:20 Edge Of The Garden”, MAMA, Albury, (curated by Nanette Orly, Andrea Briggs, Michael Moran).

2019      All The Rivers Run, The Australian Consulate, NYC, (curated by Simone Douglas)

2019      At The Edge Of The Universe, Pingyao International Festival of Photography, China, (curated by Simone Douglas)

2018      Cmon step on my Lego CONTINGENCY”, LungA studios, Iceland, (curated by Lotte Rose Kjær Skau & Daniel Grossman)

2018      1818 Project, Newcastle Art Gallery, (curated by Sarah Johnson)

2018      Weaving Stories, Art Space Realm, Maroondah, Melbourne

2017      2018 Create NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship, Curated by Talia Linz, Art Space, Sydney

2016      Its Timely, The Lock Up Gallery, Newcastle, (curated by Gary Carsley)

2016      Home, Auckland Festival of Photography, NZ (curated by Simone Douglas)

2015      Scraping, Digging, Unearthing, 25 East Gallery, New York City

2015      Ash Island and its Transformations, Hattie & Nellie”, The Lock Up, Newcastle, (curated by Belinda Howden)

2014      Macquarie Group Emerging Artist, Sydney

2013      Hatched, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth, (curated by Leigh Rob)


2021      Brand X Live Work Space, William Street Tenancy

2020      Parramatta AIR Program, Australia

2019      Matsushima Bunko Museum, Kojima, Japan

2019      Space Bodies III, Ontario, Canada

2018      LungA School, Seydisfjordur, Iceland

2016      LungA School, Seydisfjordur, Iceland


AGNSW, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, The Macquarie Group, The University of Newcastle, Curve Gallery.