Born in London, Spencer Shakespeare first became acquainted with Cornwall during childhood family holidays. In 1995 he obtained a degree in illustration at Bournemouth College of Art & Design. Subsequently he spent 20 years in Australia, and now lives in Penzance.
His work has been exhibited in Europe, Australia and the USA.
2019: Circle Contemporary, Wadebridge (21 June-24 Sep)
2021: 'Primavera', Livingstone St Ives (1 Mar-4 May)
2021: Summer in Technicolour, Livingstone St Ives (19-29 July in Perranporth Gallery; 5 Aug-5 Sept in St Ives Gallery)
2021: Amongst Friends, Livingstone St Ives (7-31 Oct)
2022: Thin Places, Tremenheere Gardens, Gulval, Penzance (18 June-16 July)