Tai Shan Schierenberg studied at St.Martin's School of Art and The Slade School of Art. He lives and works in London, Norfolk and the Black Forest in Germany.

Portraiture is an important part of his painting practice and he has won both 1st prize at the National Portrait Gallery Awards, and The Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture at The Royal Society of Portrait Painters.
Commissions include

  • HRH The Queen
  • HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
  • Seamus Heaney
  • Professor Stephen Hawking
  • Sir Professor David Wallace
  • The Duke of Devonshire
  • The Duchess of Westminster
  • Lord Justice Fulford
  • John Mortimer
  • Sebastian Faulks

Collections include

  • National Portrait Gallery
  • Tate Gallery
  • Cambridge University
  • Oxford University
  • The Royal Society
  • BBC
  • Queen's College Belfast
  • Chatsworth House