Claire Shea is Deputy Director of Para Site, Hong Kong, one of the oldest and most active independent art institutions in Asia. She was previously Curatorial Director for Cass Sculpture Foundation in England, where she curated the exhibition 'A Beautiful Disorder' featuring artists from Greater China. More recently, Shea took up the role of associate curator at the 8th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennial, 'We have never participated' at OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen.
Shea has also lent her expertise in outdoor, site-specific projects to non-profit organizations such as Bold Tendencies, an annual summer programme that transform a disused multi-storey car park in southeast London with visual art, music and literature. Shea also served as advisor to Chinese Arts Space, London.