​​ SHAWN MARSHALL

   

ABOUT THE ARTIST AND HER WORK
The Louisville Visual Arts’ online publication Artebella described Shawn Marshall’s work as “a vivid and intriguing balance of abstract and representational, with a beautifully judged tension between an embrace of the highly developed impasto and the underlying landscape that lies beyond.” For her, this is the perfect metaphor for who we are; highly developed human beings made up of multiple, sometimes hidden, layers underneath.

Marshall’s work is bold, colorful, full of texture and shadows that give a three-dimensional quality to the canvases. For her, painting is a meditative practice; an outlet to release intuitive energy and let go of preconceived notions and self-imposed rules or judgments of how she interprets and portrays the world both internally and externally. Marshall’s work or “practice” is restorative, as she creates what she calls “Inward Landscapes.” 

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CURRICULUM VITAE


EDUCATION


2009-  Master of Art in Teaching, Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY

1996-  Master of Architecture, Minor in Fine Arts, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

1992-  Bachelor of Architecture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY


GALLERY REPRESENTATION


  • Pyro Gallery - Louisville, KY, Director, www.pyrogallery.com
  • New Editions Gallery - Lexington, KY, www.neweditionsgallery.com 
  • Yust Gallery - Cincinnati, OH, www.yustgallery.com


CURRENT & UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS 


  • 11/3/17-11/25/17 - 2017 Open Studio Weekend Juried Exhibit - Cressman Center for Visual Arts, Louisville, KY
  • 11/12/17-1/16/18 - Mazin Juried Art Exhibition - J Patio Gallery, Louisville, KY
  • 12/1/17 - 12/31/17 - Holiday Group Show - Downtown Pilates Studio, Louisville, KY
  • 3/2/2018-3/30/2018 - “SURFACE” - Solo Show, Crafts[s] Gallery & Mercantile, Louisville, KY


EXHIBITIONS & COMPETITIONS 


  • 9/5/17 - 9/30/17 - "Selfies & Self-Portraits: 21st C Artists See Themselves", Viridian Artists Gallery, New York, NY
  • 9/15/17 - 10/14/17 - “The Modern Landscape” - Group Show, New Editions Gallery, Lexington, KY
  • 8/20/17-9/16/17 - “LandEscape” - Group Show, McGrath Gallery, Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY
  • 7/21/17 - 9/2/17 - “Mix It Up” - Group Show, New Editions Gallery, Lexington, KY
  • ​7/7/17 - 8/12/17 - “Reunion II” - Group Show, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL 
  • 6/16/2017 - Featured Artist, Modern Thinker Social Series, Kentucky to the World, Louisville, KY 
  • March - May 2017 - “Gridworks Revisited” - 12”x12” Works - New Editions Gallery, Lexington, KY
  • 2/23/17 - 4/8/17 -  “Inward Landscapes” - Solo Show, PYRO Gallery, Louisville, KY 
  • 12/1/16 - 12/31/16  - “Art Pyro Showcase” - Group Show - Pyro Gallery, Louisville, KY
  • 6/2/16 - 6/25/16 - 27th Annual International Juried Show, Viridian Artists Gallery, New York, NY
  • 01/08/16 - 02/13/16 - "Movement + Context”, 3-person show, PYRO Gallery, Louisville, KY
  • 11/19/15 - 12/26/15 - Inside/Outside Invitational Exhibition, PYRO Gallery, Louisville, KY 
  • 06/01/15 - 6/30/15 - “ART IN AMERICA” Exhibition,The Art House, Chicago, IL 
  • 10/31/14 - 1/3/15 - “ABSTRACT IN KENTUCKY”, Kaviar Forge & Gallery, Louisville, KY 
  • 10/1/14 - 11/15/14 - "HORIZON: Contemporary Landscape”, Juried Exhibition, Danville Community Arts Center, Danville, KY 
  • 10/2014 - Portland Art & Heritage Festival, Juried Show, Louisville, KY,
  • 2014 - “Displacement II”, New Harmony Gallery of Art, New Harmony, IN
  • 2014 - Morlan Gallery - “ENID” group show - Transylvania University - Lexington, KY 
  • 2014 - “Displacement I”, Huff Gallery - Spalding University, Louisville, KY
  • 2013 - Cressman Center for Visual Arts - "ENID - 2013”, Louisville, KY
  • 2011 - Carnegie Center for Art & history - ENID group show, New Albany, IN
  • Jan-Feb 2009 - “Shawn Marshall with guests ENID” - Solo Show, PYRO Gallery, Louisville, KY
  • 2007 - Patio Gallery, Jewish Community Center,“ENID” group show, Louisville, KY
  • 2006 - “Tribal Countenance” - Solo show, McGrath Gallery, Louisville KY
  • 2004 - Huff Gallery, ENID Group show, Spalding University, Louisville, KY 


AWARDS, NOMINATIONS, & PUBLICATIONS


  • 08/2017 - Louisville Magazine, Featured Artist Profile
  • 05/2016 - Professional Artist Magazine - https://professionalartistmag.com/shawn-marshall/
  • 03/2016 - Nominee for the 2016 Awards in the Arts through the Louisville Fund for the Arts
  • 2014 - 2017 - Featured in Artebella - Louisville Visual Art’s online Publication
  • 03/2015 - Merit Award, Painting & Photography categories, www.lightspacetime.com 
  • 1994-1996 - Helen Fagan Tyler Scholarship - Cornell University, Ithaca, NY - Full Tuition

 

COLLECTIONS​

PNC Bank Tower, Pittsburgh, PA

University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY

Commonwealth Bank & Trust Co, Louisville, KY