ABOUT TAI-SHAN

Born in 1962. Tai-Shan Schierenberg trained at St Martin’s School of Art and the Slade School of Art.

Winner of the 2011 Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture.

COMMISSIONS

PRICE GUIDE

TBC

This is a rough fee-guide for a single portrait. Frame, travel & accommodation expenses, and VAT are not included. For groups and non-standard sizes please ask for a quote.

METHOD OF WORKING

I like three to five sittings and am happy to travel to my sitters. I paint groups as well as individuals and can paint using photography. I am currently registered for VAT.

NOTABLE SITTERS

  • Her Majesty the Queen
  • His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh
  • John Mortimer
  • Seamus Heaney
  • Lord Sainsbury
  • Lord Carrington
  • Duke of Devonshire
  • Duchess of Westminster
  • Professor Stephen Hawking

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions:

  • 2006 Myths, Flowers Central, Cork Street, London
  • 2005 Out of Time, Flowers East, London
  • 2004 Flowers Graphics, London
  • 2003 Flowers, New York
  • 2002 Flowers West, Santa Monica
  • Flowers East, London
  • 2001 Heads and Nudes, Flowers Graphics, London
  • Flowers Central, London
  • 2000 Flowers East, London
  • 1999 Monotypes, Flowers Graphics, London
  • 1999 Flowers East, London
  • 1998 Flowers West, Santa Monica, California
  • 1997 Flowers East, London
  • 1996 Flowers East, London
  • 1994 Flowers East, London
  • 1993 Angela Flowers Gallery, London
  • 1992 Angela Flowers (Ireland) Inc., Co. Cork
  • Flowers East at London Fields, London
  • 1991 Diorama Gallery, London
  • 1988 Diorama Gallery, London

Selected Group Exhibitions:

  • 2006 Back to the Figure – Contemporary Painting, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich
  • 2005 Flowers West, Santa Monica
  • Gallery Selections, Flowers, New York
  • Angela Flowers Gallery 35th Anniversary Exhibition, Flowers East, London
  • Small is Beautiful, Flowers Central, London
  • 2004 Scenes from Life, Flowers Central, London
  • 2002 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
  • British Figurative Painting, Beadleston Gallery, New York
  • 2001 5 Painters, Flowers East at London Fields, London
  • 12 British figurative Painters, Flowers West, Santa Monica
  • Flowers Seven, Flowers Central, London
  • Small is Beautiful XIXL: Still Life, Flowers East, London
  • 2000 Angela Flowers Gallery 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Flowers East, London
  • Angela Flowers Gallery 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Flowers West, Santa Monica, USA
  • Small is Beautiful: Self-Portrait, Flowers East at London Fields, London
  • Flowers Two, Flowers Central, London
  • 1999 Contemporary British Landscape, Flowers East, London
  • 1998 New British Painting 1, Flowers West, Santa Monica, California
  • 1997 Angela Flowers Gallery 1997, Flowers East at London Fields, London
  • Prints, Riverside Studios, London
  • British Figurative Art Part One: Painting, Flowers East, London
  • After, Angela Flowers Gallery (Ireland) Inc., Co. Cork
  • Small is Beautiful Part XV: Death, Flowers East at London Fields, London
  • 1996 Naked, Flowers East at London Fields, London
  • Four British Painters, John McEnroe Gallery, New York
  • Four British Painters, Mendenhall Gallery, California
  • 1995 The Twenty Fifth Anniversary Exhibition, Flowers East at London Fields, London
  • Small is Beautiful Part XIII: Food and Drink, Flowers East, London
  • 1994 Inner Visions, Flowers East, London
  • 1993 Self Portraits, Galerie Schwind, Frankfurt
  • The Portrait Now, National Portrait Gallery, London
  • Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London
  • New Figurative Painting, Salander O’Reilly Galleries/Fred Hoffman, Los Angeles
  • Small is Beautiful Part XI: Homages, Flowers East, London
  • 1992 Commissioned portrait of John Mortimer for The Portrait Award 1980-89, National Portrait Gallery, London
  • Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London
  • 1991/92 Empty Gestures, Diorama Gallery, London
  • 1991 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London
  • East, open exhibition, Norwich Gallery, Norfolk Institute of Art and Design
  • Nudes, Angela Flowers at Watermans Art Centre
  • 1990/91 Small is Beautiful Part X: Animals, Flowers East, London
  • 1990 Diary of an Unknown Woman, Flowers East, London
  • A View of the New, Royal Overseas League, London, (1st prizewinner)
  • The Soul, Diorama Gallery, London
  • Madonnas, Diorama Gallery, London
  • 1989 John Player Portrait Awards, National Portrait Gallery, (1st prizewinner)
  • 1988 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London
  • John Player Portrait Awards, National Portrait Gallery, London

Public Collections:

  • National Portrait Gallery
  • Tate Gallery
  • BBC
  • Chatsworth House
  • Ernst and Young
  • Granada Media Group
  • Queen’s University Belfast
  • The Royal Society
  • Cambridge University

AWARDS

1989 first prize in the National Portrait Gallery John Player Portrait Award

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