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Residencies:

2016 Artist in Residence, Lacawac Sanctuary and Biological Field Station, Lake Ariel, PA
2015 Artist in Residence, The Art Students League of New York at Vytlacil
2014 Fellowship Artist in Residence, PostContemporary (Formerly, CAC Woodside) Troy NY

Education:

2010 Painting and Printmaking, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2007 Fine Arts Certificate, John Tyler Community College, Midlothian VA
2004 Art History, Portland State University, Portland, OR
2003 Liberal Arts, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

Selected Exhibitions:

2016 Within Reach, Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA
2015 Think Small, ArtSpace Gallery, Richmond, VA
2015 The Doodlists, ArtSpace Gallery, Richmond, VA
2015 A Journey from Realism to Abstract and Non-Objective Art,
Charles H. Taylor Gallery, Hampton, VA
2015 Radius250, ArtSpace Gallery, Richmond, VA Juror: Amy Moorefield,
Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections, Taubman Museum, Roanoke, VA
2015 40Under40, Shenandoah Valley Arts Center, Waynesboro, VA
2014 Art Roulette, ArtSpace Gallery, Richmond, VA
2014 Virginia Artists, Charles H Taylor Gallery, Hampton, VA Juror: Tosha Grantham,
Curator, The Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville VA
2014 Inside/Out, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
2014 40Under40, Shenandoah Valley Arts Center, Waynesboro, VA
2014 Some Place Not Berlin, Contemporary Artist Center Woodside, Troy, NY
2014 Lyceum, Soundcheck Studios, Richmond, VA
2014 Mycelium, Chop Suey Books, Richmond, VA
2013 Pop Up! RVA, Richmond, VA
2011 All Media Show, Art Works, Richmond, VA
2010 All Media Show, Art Works, Richmond, VA
2009 Winter Food, Gallery 5, Richmond, VA
2009 Invisible Children, Reference Gallery, Richmond, VA
2008 VCU Juried Student Show, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

Awards:

2014 People’s Choice, Virginia Artists, Charles H Taylor Gallery, Hampton, VA
2014 Merit Fellowship, Contemporary Artist Center Woodside, Troy, NY
2014 Judge’s Choice, Chroma International Student Art Competition, Mt. Kuring-Gai, Australia
2012 Grand Award (The Giving Tree Project), CASE District III Awards, Virginia
2010 Best Acrylic, Chroma International Student Art Competition, Mt. Kuring-Gai, Australia
2009 Main Art Award, John Tyler, Juried Student Show, Midlothian, VA
2008 People’s Choice, Color Outside Your Lines, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2008 Plaza Award, Intercultural Festival, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2007 Honorable Mention, John Tyler, Afternoon in Africa, Chester, VA

Lectures and Workshops:

2015 Monoprinting on the Etching Press, Vytlacil, Orangeburg, NY
2014 Preparing Work for Gallery Exhibitions, Longwood University, Farmville, VA
2014 Professional Practice Beyond the Studio, John Tyler, Midlothian, VA
2014 Papermaking/Monotyping/Surface Preparations, CAC Woodside, Troy, NY
2014 Crowdfunding Artistic Endeavours with Kickstarter, Working Artist Lyceum, Richmond, VA
2013 The Art of Terrariums, Community Share, Ellwood Thompson’s, Richmond, VA
2010 From Print to Papermaking, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Affiliations and Service:

2014 Crowdfunding Coordinator, The Doodlists, Richmond, VA
2014 Volunteer Coordinator “Croupier”, Art Roulette, ArtSpace Gallery, Richmond, VA
2013 Consultant, Working Artists Lyceum, Richmond, VA
2013-Present Professional Member, American Alliance of Museums
2010 Student Paint Trial, Chroma Interactive, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2010 Designer/Project Manager, Virginia Workforce Development Mural, Richmond, VA
2010 Designer, The Giving Tree, John Tyler Community College, Midlothian Virginia
2009-2010 Art Club Vice President, John Tyler Community College Art Club, Midlothian, VA
2009-2010 Etching Studio Assistant, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2008-2009 Ceramics Studio Technician, John Tyler Community College, Midlothian, VA
2006-2007 Art Club Secretary, John Tyler Community College, Midlothian, VA

Museum Experience:

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia
2015-Present Art Handler
2012 Staging Assistant, Chihuly at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
2012-2013 Gallery Technician/Clean-Team, Conservation/Registration
2011 Assembly Team, Xu Bing: Tobacco Project
2011-2015 Museum Associate, Facilities and Collections Management

Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Farmville, Virginia
2014-2015 Museum Preparator, Art Handler

Website:

http://www.shannongilbert.com

Internet Mentions:
IndieGoGo, “The Doodlists” (crowdfunding). December 2, 2014.. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-doodlists-art-exhibition

Kickstarter, “Here to There: Artist Residency at CAC Woodside” (crowdfunding). January 21, 2014.. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/shannongilbert/here-to-there-artist-residency-at-cac-woodside

Giving Tree, “In 2012, the Giving Trees won the Grand Award as part of the CASE District III Awards program.” January 22, 2015. http://www.jtcc.edu/foundation/ways-to-give/giving-tree

Jennifer VonStein, “Chroma’s Student Art Contest Winners” (blog). January 6, 2011. http://www.chromaonline.com/paint_talk/chroma_s_student_art_contest_winners