Malu Stewart was born in Santiago in 1962. After graduating from Universidad Católica de Chile, Stewart was bestowed a scholarship by the Chilean government and the British Council to complete a post graduate degree at The Slade School of Fine Art (1992–1995). In London, Stewart was nominated for the Cyril Sweett Award in the Summer shows of 1995 at the Slade, granted by The Worshipful Company of Painter–Stainers. Selected exhibitions include her recent solo show Green Fingers at Sala Gasco, Santiago, Chile (2012); A Long Summer, House of Propellers, London (2011) Tectonic Shift: Contemporary Art from Chile, Saatchi Gallery and Philips de Pury, London (2011). Her work can be found in numerous private and public art collections in Chile and abroad such that include The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas and ABN AMRO Bank, Sao Paulo, Visual Arts Museum, MAVI, Santiago, Chile; within others.