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Shannon Freshwater / Bio

  Shannon Freshwater is inspired by the mysterious and unknown. She uses collage and assemblage to reflect emotion and to examine ideas of the self. She grew up in the bizarre landscape of Las Vegas, studied painting and film in New Mexico, and lived in a collaborative art community in Seattle before moving to Southern California to finish her education. 

Shannon currently lives and works in Los Angeles and is on the art department faculty at California State University Northridge, and illustration faculty at Art Center.



2008 | BFA with honors, Art Center College of Design, CA.



Giant Robot, Los Angeles; Johnathan Levine Gallery New York; Society of Illustrators, New York; Whatcom Museum, Bellingham WA; Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle; Revolution Gallery, New York; Phone Booth Gallery, Long Beach; Good Eye Gallery, Los Angeles; AIGA, New York; Black Maria Gallery, Los Angeles; Flock Shop, Los Angeles; Reed Whipple Cultural Center, Las Vegas; Fort Gallery San Francisco; Gallery 4 Culture, Seattle; Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle.

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