About the Artist

Shannon D. Schmidt is an interdisciplinary artist and writer. Formerly based in

the lying truth, 2016, stones, satin ribbon and surgical tape on panel

Chicago, Schmidt now resides in the Bay Area. She has exhibited work at SOMArts Cultural Center with Art Span, stARTup Art Fair San Francisco, stARTup Art Fair Chicago and Los Angeles Alumni Lounge, Spark Arts Gallery, Paolo Mejia Gallery, the O’ Hanlon Center for the Arts, slow, The Helen Day Art Center, Spoke, the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art (MMCA), the Sullivan Galleries, 65 G R A N D, and other venues.


Schmidt’s poems and art reviews have appeared in: Exposed, Requited, Cairo On the Length, Text Off the Page 2006 – 2009, Art Talk Chicago, and Chicago Art Magazine. Shannon received her Dual Master of Fine Arts in Material Studies and Writing (2009) from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Contact the artist at shannon.d.schmidt@gmail.com.

Teaching and Exhibition CV

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