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Representation:

Gravers Lane Gallery

Philadelphia, PA

B. Deemer Gallery

Louisville, KY

University of Pennsylvania, BFA, 2005

Bread Scholar, Senior Associates Scholar

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Certificate, 2002

1998-99    New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

1997            The Art Students League of New York, NY

1992-94    Alliances Francaises, New York, NY (French language courses)

1990-92    Isabel O’Neil Studio, New York, NY Journeyman (Historic Decorative Art, Guild System)

1990-91     Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY (Art History concentration)
 

2018     The Grand Tour,  Gravers lane Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2018     B. Deemer Gallery, Louisville, KY

2017     Gravers Lane Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2016     Gallery Gala Event, L’Hippopotame, Philadelphia, PA

2016     Tales from the Ruins, Gravers Lane Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2015     Carol Schwartz Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2014     Carol Schwartz Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2013     Carol Schwartz Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2012     Nichols Berg Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

2018     45th Annual Fine Art Show, Academy of Notre Dame de Namurs, Villanova, PA

2017     Group Exhibition, B. Deemer Gallery, Louisville, KY

2017     Wayne Faculty Exhibition, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

2017     Faculty Exhibition, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

2017     Cerulean Arts Invitational, Cerulean Arts Gallery & Studio, Philadelphia, PA 

2017     44th Annual Fine Art Show, Academy of Notre Dame de Namurs, Villanova, PA

2016     Faculty Exhibition, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

2015     116th Annual Exhibition, Fellowship of PAFA,  PAFA Alumni Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2015      InLiquid 15th Annual Art Benefit, Ice Box Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 

2014     InLiquid Exhibition, Ice Box Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2014      On the Edge: Looking with New Eyes, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2014      On Hill and Dale: The Art of the Landscape, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2013      Paddle 8 in association with InLiquid, Philadelphia, PA

2013      Member Show, InLiquid, Philadelphia, PA

2013      Sundance Channel Offices, New York NY

2013      Ghost Stories, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2012      Reply Hazy, Try Again, Cerulean Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2012      Encausticon International Juried Exhibition, Gallery Nord, San Antonio, TX

2012      The Future of the Past: Encaustic Art in the 21st Century,                                     

                          The Mills Gallery at the Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

2012      Duo Show, Nichols Berg Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2012      After Dark, Greg Moon Art Gallery, Taos, NM

2012      113th Annual Exhibition, Fellowship of the PAFA

2012      Winner, Windsor Whitney Biennial

2012      InLiquid Exhibition, Ice Box Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2011      Small Works Show, PAFA Alumni Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2011      Wax Poetic, The Nichols Berg Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2011      Old Carnival, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2011      Faculty Exhibition, PAFA , Philadelphia, PA

2011      112th Annual Exhibition, Fellowship of the PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

2011      Lucky New Year Show, Nichols Berg Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006     Faculty Exhibition, Samuel Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

2002     Annual Student Exhibition, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

2001     Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1999      From The film Pollock, Pollock-Krasner House & Study Center, East Hampton, NY

1997      Fine Art Of Scenic Artists, Blue Moon Gallery, Hot Springs, AK

 

 

The Logan Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

Sundance Channel Offices, New York, NY

The Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, PA

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

The Bluestone Country Club, Bluebell, PA

2004 - Recipient of the Bread Upon the Waters [full merit-based] Scholarship, UPenn

2003 - Recipient of the Senior Associates Scholarship, UPenn

1993 - Full Scholarship and Invitation from Friends of Vielles Maisons Francaises for project in Buxy, France. Presentation and report to Board of Directors.

1992 - Apprenticeship Program Recipient, Tromploy Studios, NY

1991 - Full Studio Scholarship, Isabel O’Neil Studio, New York, NY

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts                                         Adjunct Faculty, 2000 - 2018

Courses in Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media, Applied Decorative Arts

Lecturer in Film & Fine Art 

Participated in Career Development Lectures, Panels and Career Day Events

Fleisher Art Memorial, Courses in Painting and Drawing             Faculty, 2006, 2016 - Present

Wayne Art Center, Courses in Painting                                          Faculty, 2015 - Present

Woodmere Art Museum, Courses in Painting                                Faculty, 2014 - 2015

Studio School of Stage Design, NY

    Courses in Scenic Painting, Art Direction                                   Faculty, 1994 - 1996

Isabel O’Neil Studio, NY, Courses in Gilding                                  Asst. Instructor 1991 - 1993

The Grand Tour - Subject of short form documentary with Filmmaker Doug Zajaczkowski

Numerous Installation Projects with JAGR Projects - 2012 - Present, Philadelphia area

VAWAA, Follow the Rabbit. Event and film in NY

Freelance Gilding & Restoration                                                       1991 - present

Framer, The Carol Schwartz Gallery                                                2012 - 2017 

Curator/Gallery Assistant - Nichols Berg Gallery                         2010-2012

Scenic Artist, Art Director, Production Designer in the Film Industry, 

    with over 40 credits                                                                        1994 - 2010

Owner/Principal Artist, Decorative Painted Finishes, NY           1991 - 1999

Produced gilding project for the Museum of Natural History in NY

72 foot Twombly-inspired mural for JAGR Projects

30 foot Krasner-inspired mural for JAGR Projects

Created the paintings of Lee Krasner in the film Pollock (PT Charge Scenic) (2000)

Produced original and reproduction artwork for many film productions, including Boardwalk Empire, Angels in America, Explicit Ills and others

Produced sculptural mural in the style of Anselm Kiefer for the film The Tempest - Additionally, work from production installed as permanent display at Steiner Studios, NY.

Restored 19th Century horse carriage in Buxy, France

Clarissa Shanahan - Vasari 21 October 2018

Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made Of - Vasari 21 September 2017

Morning Feed on Germantown Radio - interview January 2016

Morning Feed on Germantown Radio - interview with Four Artists 10/9/15

The Future of the Past: Encaustic Art in the 21st Century - Publication, Boston Center for the Arts 8/20/13

Artist of the Month - Interview with Laura Moriarty at R&F Encaustics 2/1/12

Movie and TV veteran brings artistic talents to Hill - Feature, Chestnut Hill Local 10/5/11

Judge                         Arts Festival, Chestnut Hill, PA 2014

Lecturer                    Film Industry Career Talk - 2016, 2015, 2012, 2010, PAFA

Interview                   Conversations with an Artist 2: Clarissa Shanahan - 2015, PAFA

Panelist/Interview    Panel on Artists with Interesting Jobs - 2011, PAFA

Lecturer                    Color Symbolism - 2012, PAFA

Participant                Career Day - 2009, 2011, 2013, PAFA

VAWAA - Participating Teaching Artist

Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art

InLiquid

Center for Emerging Visual Artists / Philadelphia Open Studio Tours 2015 - present

Herman St Studios Community

United Scenic Artists 829, Iatse

The ArtBlog , Contributing writer

USO Gala Auction Benefitting Troops, 2018

Gravedigger’s Ball, Laurel Hill Cemetery Gala Auction, 2018

Dear Fleisher, 4x6 Inches of Art, Gala for Fleisher, 2016, 2018

Planning Committee, Chestnut Hill Plein Air Competition, 2015 - Present

Planning Committee, Chestnut Hill Maker's Village, 2015 - Present

Donor Participant, InLiquid Benefit Auction, 2012 - 2015

Paint it Right Foundation for Wharton Business School Charity Auction, 2011, 2012

Donor Participant, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Bacchanal Auction, 2011

Participant, Give Shelter Auction Benefitting Habitat for Humanity & Interim House, 2011

Assistant curator, Urban Jewels for St. John’s Community Services, Nichols Berg Gallery, 2011

Phrenic Ballet Arts Auction, Philadelphia, PA, 2004

  

CLARISSA SHANAHAN
FINE ART

 © 2012 by Clarissa Shanahan. 

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