Shannon Kurzyniec, Artist
Utilizing body adornment, installation, and video, Kurzyniec explores new ways in which to express her opinions on the personal and social impacts of prescription medication on the human condition.
Shannon is currently a MFA candidate in the Department of Craft/Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond,VA. She obtained her BFA from the James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. During this time, Shannon was the Peer Mentor for the Gallery Learning Community, assisting students in understanding the inner workings of a gallery and the surrounding art community. From volunteering in 2018 to becoming the lead instructor in 2019 for the annual Mobile Arts workshops, Shannon immersed herself into her passion of creating works of art and teaching art to others.