Shannon Kurzyniec, Artist

In her variety of mediums and resources, Shannon Kurzyniec, uses personal experiences and emotions to drive her creativity forward. With material exploration, she turns everyday household items into works that confront the viewer, begging the question “what is it?”.

Shannon is currently in the pursuit of her Masters at Virginia Commonwealth Unviresity. 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.