Shawn Vales Studio

Shawn Vales Studio

Fine Art Studio

Education

2013       MFA, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

2009      TEFL certificate, ITTP-Prague, Czech Republic

2009      BFA, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA (with distinction)

2003      AFA, County College of Morris, NJ (cum laude)

Solo Exhibitions

2014     Involution, Heron Arts, San Francisco, CA

Group Exhibitions

2016      Six, Art Room Gallery, Fort Worth, TX

2016       Fall Open Studios, Art Explosion, San Francisco, CA 

2016      Three, Art Room Gallery, Fort Worth, TX

2016       Hospitality House: 31 Annual  Art Auction,  C.A.P. Gallery, Curated by Art Auction Planning Committee, San Francisco,CA

2016      Art in the Neighborhood, Mission Bowling Club, Curated by Artspan, San Francisco, CA

2015      Into Space, Atelier Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013      Spring Show, Juried, Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA

2012      New Generations Student Showcase: Matter!, de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

2012     Spring Show, Juried, Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA

2012      Beast Mode, Tanil Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012      Group Show, Cafe Sappore, San Francisco, CA

2009     Senior Portfolio, Academy of Art , San Francisco, CA

2009     Enchanted Italy, Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA

Event Exhibitions

2017      Power To Grow Fundraiser, Heron Arts, San Francisco, CA

2016      Power To Grow Fundraiser, Heron Arts, San Francisco, CA

2016     Odd Job Cocktail Lounge, San Francisco, CA

2014      Vision Academy Fundraiser, Heron Arts, San Francisco, CA

2014      Art and Beats, Terra Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008     Social Saturdays, Rias Cafe, Jersey City, NJ

Professional Teaching Experience

2014      The Vision Academy, Chess Director

Chess instructor to After School Programs in public SF elementary schools and VA ASP/summer camp

Developed course content and curriculum

2013      The Vision Academy, Art Instructor

Created course content and curriculum introducing k-8 youth to fundamentals of art and design, color theory, abstract elements, art language and group critiques

Awards and Honors

2013      Academy of Art, Spring Show, Juried, 3rd place 

2012      Academy of Art, Spring Show, Juried, Student Choice Award 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

©copyright 2017, Shawn Vales, All Rights Reserved