Shane Sutton is a visual artist who works with street and canvas art, as well as combining a passion for creative technology for film editing, digital compositing and virtual reality. While his work has included a wide variety of media and themes, he is currently best known for his Spacer street art paintings.
In 2019 he was awarded an art residency with the European Space Agency where he collaborated with scientists from the space agency’s UK climate office. The final artworks were commentaries on climate awareness and were showcased at the European Space Agency’s Living Planet Symposium in Milan 2019.
In 2019 he became the first street artist to work in weightlessness on a zero gravity flight.
Shane has volunteered with Irish NGO Scoop Foundation in Iraq as an artist in residence, working on an art and IT project with displaced young people living in refugee camps on the Turkey and Syrian Border.
Shane lives and works in Dublin.
For Dún Laoghaire Anseo, Shane has produced a fitting tribute to the volunteers of the RNLI who have played such an important part in coastal communities across the country.
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