Friday, January 20, 2017

Shona Macdonald: Shading the Real and Imagined




Ground Covering 2013-present




Ghosts #7 Large




Ghosts 2016



Ghosts #6 Large 2016



Ground Covering 2013-present



Ground Covering 2013-present 




Ground Covering 2013-present




Weather in Winter Detail 2013





Weather in Winter Detail 2013




Waves: Shore 2009




Waving  Frontal System 2009






Shona Macdonald received her MFA in 1996 in studio arts from the University of Illinois at Chicago and her BFA in 1992 from Glasgow School of Art in Scotland. She has had selected solo shows at Ebersmoore, Chicago, (2012), the Roswell Art Museum, Roswell, NM, (2011), Engine Room, Wellington, New Zealand, (2010), Proof Gallery, Boston, MA (2009), Reeves Contemporary, NY, NY (2008), Den Contemporary, LA, CA, (2007), Skestos-Gabriele, Chicago IL, (2005), Galerie Refugium, Berlin, Germany, (2002),  and Fassbender Gallery, Chicago (1998 and 2000). She has shown in numerous group shows.  Her work has been reviewed in Art in America, Art News, the LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, Sacramento Bee and New American Paintings.  She has been a Visiting Artist at over forty institutions, including Wimbledon College of Art, London, (1998), Georgia State University, Atlanta, (2007), Cornell University (2006), the University of Alberta, and the University of Calgary, Canada, (2002). Shona Macdonald was the recipient of a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, NY, (2009), a Fellow at Roswell Artist-in-Residence in Roswell, New Mexico, (2010-11), Can Serrat, Barcelona, Spain, (2012), and the Cromarty Arts Trust in Scotland.  She is a Professor of Studio Art and Graduate Program Director at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. See her website at http://www.shonamacdonald.com.

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