Biography

 

Steven Bellosguardo is an emerging artist working in the field of sculpture and installation. His work oscillates between two threads within his practice; alternative modes of living and abstract figurative sculpture.

Bellosguardo has participated in international and local residencies in New York and Adelaide and recently exhibited at Woollahra Gallery, Praxis Artspace, West Gallery, VCA Artspace, Fontanelle, Palmer Sculpture Biennial, and Woven Projects. Bellosguardo has exhibited in prizes such as the Tom Bass Prize and in 2019 was the recipient of the SALA Emerging Artist Prize. 

 

He has been awarded support through Arts South Australia and the Helpmann Academy and is currently undertaking a mentorship with leading Australian artist Alex Seton. 

 

His work is held in collections including the Hilton Adelaide, Adelaide Airport, City of Adelaide and numerous other private collections.

 

Bellosguardo apprenticed as a Stonemason (third-generation, 2010), completed a Bachelor of Visual Art specialising in Sculpture (2016) at the University of South Australia and Bachelor of Fine Art Honours - First Class (2021) at the Victorian College of the Arts.

He is a current studio member at Artery Cooperative and lives and works between Naarm/Melbourne and Kaurna land/Adelaide.

Steven Bellosguardo - Studio - by Sharmo