Stuart works predominantly with photography and video alongside reconfigured existing or remade materials. In taking an artefact or historic position as the starting point for his work, he questions the construction and understanding of shared cultural values.
Based in Birmingham he has exhibited across the UK and internationally and has received a number of awards for his work. Selected solo exhibitions include: Isle Of Slingers, Spike Island 2016, Bristol; Photo Colour Services, Ithuba Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa; Birth Springs, Death Falls, Flat Time House, London, 2013; Why Contribute to The Spread of Ugliness? , Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, 2011; New Wooabbeleri, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-On-Sea, 2010.
Selected group exhibitions include: British Art Show 8, UK, 2015 – 2017; Reference Works: Guangzhou, Guanghzhou, China, 2014; Relatively Absolute, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridgeshire, 2013; Community Without Propinquity, MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, 2011; East International, Norwich, 2009.
In 2005 he won the Observer Hodge Photography Prize and in 2009 was the joint recipient of the East International prize.