EDUCATION

1995     B.A., Liberal Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York USA

1997     Internship, SEM studio for stone carving, Pietrasanta, Italy

2000    M.I.S., Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies, California State University at Monterey Bay, USA

 

CREATIVE ENTERPRISE

2006-present   Monkey100, Founder, Vancouver Canada www.mky100.com


EXHIBITIONS
2017     Solo Exhibition, Inhabited Lives, The Amelia Douglas Gallery, New Westminster, Canada

2016     Group Exhibition, 20th Anniversary Eastside Culture Crawl, The CULTCH Vancouver, Canada

2015     Group Exhibition, Pacific Northwest Art Annual, silkscreen print, The Adell McMillan Gallery, Eugene USA

2011      Group Exhibition, Open Print Show, silkscreen prints, Federation Gallery, Granville Island, Vancouver, Canada

2011      Two-Person Exhibition, Earth Month, hand-printed t-shirts, West Vancouver Memorial Library, Canada

2008    Group Exhibition, Lost Streams, installation for Vancouver East Cultural Center for Water Symposium, Vancouver, Canada

2007    Group Exhibition, Swell: Future Friendly Design, hand-printed t-shirts Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2006    Group Exhibition, Eastside Culture Crawl Preview Show, the CULTCH Vancouver, Canada

2006    Group Exhibition, Footprints Exhibition, Bag Habit sculpture, Roundhouse Community Center, Vancouver, Canada
2000    Group Exhibition, Memories of Women, painting, Gray’s Art Gallery, Seaside, USA

1999     Group Exhibition, Day of the Dead, painting, Cal State University, Monterey Bay USA

1997     Solo Show, Masks of Myth, leather masks, Johnson Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo USA

 

AWARDS/GRANTS

2010     Arts Innovation Program, Legacy Now Olympic Grant, Salmon Return, group show of multi-media installations at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site of Canada

2007    Strathcona Neighborhood grant, Neighborhood T-Shirt Project, Vancouver, Canada

 

THEATRE
 

2001-05 Messenger Theatre Co. NYC USA
            Co-Founder, Co-Artistic Director
            Created masks and puppets for all productions; grant-writing
             www.messengertheatreco.org  
 

COMMUNITY ART PROJECTS


2014     “Wish You Were Here”, postcard project to raise awareness of vanishing species. 
              Raised funds for Pull Together Campaign, Vancouver Canada(ongoing)
 

2008    Coordinated Strathcona Film Festival, Vancouver Canada


2002    “Seeds of Change” Groundswell Community Mural Project, Brooklyn, USA
              Supervised team of youth in development of a mural in Sunset Park

2002    “Coming to Brooklyn”, Groundswell Community Mural Project, Brooklyn, USA          
              Collaborative project with Jewish Brooklyn teens, in honor of Brooklyn’s first Jewish      Heritage Month

2001     “The Healing Wall”, Reciprocal University for the Arts Project, Monterey, USA
              Developed traveling wall of remembrance in collaboration with local gang prevention organization   

2000    “The Flowering of Hope”, Homeward Bound, Monterey, USA
              Developed mural with domestic violence survivors   

1999     “Sea Community” mural, Moss Landing Café, Monterey USA

1999     “Un/Bound” California State University at Monterey Bay USA
              16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence
 


 TEACHING ARTIST

2014     Participated in Eastside Culture Crawl’s Studio 101 program.  Led block printing workshop with Strathcona Elementary students.  Vancouver Canada

2009    Taught block printing workshops for ATIRA’s Enterprising Women Making Art program.  Vancouver Canada

2008    Britannia Outreach Secondary School, Screen printing residency with First Nation youth.  Vancouver Canada  

2004-05   92nd St. YMCA,  taught art classes and a museum class at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  New York, USA 

2004    Young Audiences of, puppet making residency.  New York, USA

2001-02   First Night Youth Outreach Program.  Monterey, USA

2002      Santa Catalina Summer Program, taught drawing & painting.  Monterey, USA 

2001-02   The Lyceum, taught art classes grades K-6th.  Monterey, USA



RELATED EXPERIENCE

2017   Artist talk at Amelia Douglas Gallery, New Westminster, Canada.

2010       Guest speaker at Johnston Heights Secondary School’s Green Forum, Surrey, Canada

2009-11  Board member Eastside Culture Crawl, Vancouver Canada

1999-01   Community Liaison, Reciprocal University for the Arts Program, California State University at Monterey Bay, USA

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Morrison, Andrew, “Everything You Need to Know About the Eastside Culture Crawl”, Scout Magazine, November 19, 2015.

Johnson, Gail, “Eastside Culture Crawl Artists Share Their Favorite Places to Eat in the Area”, Georgia Straight, November 2014.

Rebecca Aldous, “Animal Icons”, North Shore Outlook, April 20, 2011.

Miranda Nelson, “Vancouver Art Activist Wear Their Causes On Their Sleeves”, The Georgia Straight, January 28, 2009.

Michelle Sproule, “Shannon Harvey and the Messages of Monkey100”, Scout Magazine, April 2009.

Peter Birnie, “Eastside Crawl,” cover story, The Vancouver Sun, November 15-21 2007.

One Shot, published by Visual Codec.  Juried book project showcasing west coast visual artists 2007

Vern Fisher, “An Artist and The Sea,” cover story, The Herald, Monterey Bay August 14, 1999.

Glen Starkey, “Masks of Mystery,” New Times, San Luis Obispo, USA , February 3, 1997