Shannon Rankin
Group Exhibition | Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting
Currier Museum of Art
February 25, 2017 - May 21, 2017
Manchester, NH
Currier Museum of Art

Deep Cuts will showcase work by contemporary artists who reconsider, redefine and even subvert the centuries-old practice of paper cutting. In the tradition of the craft, the art to be featured in the exhibition is impressive and intricate, but its subject matter is updated for the 21st century. Addressing deeper personal or social themes, the work will touch upon complex reference points including the various cultural, economic and environmental associations imbued in the humble medium of paper.

Artists featured in the exhibition: Elizabeth Alexander, Noriko Ambe, Hina Aoyama, Doug Beube, Ambreen Butt, Jonathan Callan, Rob Carter, Charles Clary, Brian Dettmer, Andrea Dezsö, Lauren Fensterstock, Adam Fowler, Randy Garber, Meg Hitchcock, Jim Hodges, Li Hongbo, Fred H C Liang, Marco Maggi, Youdhi Maharjan, Stefana McClure, Lisa Nilsson, Julian Opie, Shannon Rankin, Nikki Rosato, Kim Rugg, Mathias Schmied, Jane South, Jill Sylvia, Sarah Sze, Yuken Teruya, Robert The, Randal Thurston, August Ventimiglia, Mark Wagner, Kara Walker and C. K. Wilde.

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Solo Exhibition | Overview
Roswell Museum & Art Center
October 14, 2016 - December 4, 2016
Roswell, NM
RMAC

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(Forthcoming) Publication | Mapping Circles and Radial Structures
Mapping Circles and Radial Structures
by Manual Lima
Princeton Architectural Press
Spring 2017

http://www.mslima.com

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Award | RAIR
Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program
April 2016 - April 2017
Roswell, NM

RAIR

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Publication | Kwer Magazin
Kwer Magazine
by Dave Großmann & Hartmut Friedrich
Issue No. 3
2016

http://www.kwer-magazin.de

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Publication | American Craft Magazine
American Craft Magazine
April / May 2016

http://craftcouncil.org/magazine

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Publication | Your Idea Starts Here
Your Idea Starts Here
by Carolyn Eckert

Storey Publishing
May 2016

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Publication | Making Art from Maps
Making Art from Maps
Inspiration, Techniques, and an International Gallery of Artists
by Jill K. Berry

Rockport Publishers
June 2016

http://www.amazon.com/Making-From-Maps-Jill-Berry/dp/1631591029

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Publication | Radar Poetry
Radar Poetry

Selflesh illustrations featured in Issue No. 9.
January 2016

http://www.radarpoetry.com

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Group Exhibition | Beyond Boundaries
Curated by Joanne O'Neil
Flinn Gallery
October 29, 2015 - December 9, 2015
Greenwich, CT
Flinn Gallery

Artists: Lisa Corinne Davis, Hazel Jarvis, Shannon Rankin and Rebecca Riley

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Publication | Harvard Business Review
Harvard Business Review
October 2015

Pages 7, 16, 65, 67, 75 & 82

http://www.hbr.org
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Award | A.R.T. Grant
Artist's Resource Trust Fund
Individual artist grant awarded by Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

Berkshire Taconic
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Group Exhibition | Excavations
Curated by Adrienne Jacobson
New Art Center
March 22 - May 9, 2015
Newton, MA
New Art Center

This exhibition examines the physical and metaphorical process of excavation in the work of artists who cut away materials and uncover memories. These processes involve a search for hidden history and an awareness of geology, landscape and time. Artists: Laura Evans, Candice Ivy, Ken Landauer, Shannon Rankin, Jill Slosburg-Ackerman, August Ventimiglia

Art Review

Boston Globe
New routes, old unknowns
Cate McQuaid

Shannon Rankin cuts up maps and puts them back together in collage and sculptural formats. For “Basin,” she cut and layered several wavering rings into a topological rendering. We can no longer find our way using her maps, but drawing attention to their language, she orients us to a different route to understanding. - Cate McQuaid

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Group Exhibition | Art in the Embassies
2014 - 2016
US Embassy, Doha, Qatar

Group exhibition with Jeffery Becton, Mel Bochner, Dale Chihuly, Grace DeGennaro, Gabriella D'Italia, Alex Katz, Anne Neely, Shannon Rankin, Abbie Reed, and Claire Seidl.

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Group Exhibition | CMCA Biennial 2014
Center for Maine Contemporary Art
September 27 - December 07, 2014
Rockport, Maine
CMCA

Jurors
Jennifer Gross, chief curator of the deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum
Deborah Weisgall, arts and culture writer (The New York Times, The Atlantic, Esquire, The New Yorker).

Art Reviews

The Portland Press Herald
Center for Maine Contemporary Art 2014 Biennial a gritty, refreshing show
Daniel Kany

Art New England
CMCA Biennial Brings Emerging Artists to the Fore
Andres Azucena Verzosa

Free Press
art current: CMCA Biennial
Britta Konau

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Group Exhibition | Making a New Whole
The Art of Collage
UNE Gallery
Portland, ME
June 26 - September 28, 2014
UNE Gallery

Art Review
The Portland Press Herald
University of New England makes the case for contemporary collage
Daniel Kany

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Publication | The Map Art of the World
By Jenny Chou
DPI Magazine
May, 2014
DPI Magazine

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Publication | Annual Art Issue
By Britta Konau
April, 2014
Maine Home + Design

I love Shannon’s work because it unites extremes of consciousness simultaneously—the global and the intimate, the factual and the fanciful. She manipulates ‘known’ geography by reconfiguring maps into new patterns and constellations. - Jocelyn Lee

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Publication | Creative Block
By Danielle Krysa
Pg. 244-249
Published by Chronicle Books
February, 2014
Creative Block

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Group Exhibition | The Portland Show
Greenhut Galleries
April 3 - April 26, 2014
Portland, ME
Greenhut Galleries

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Group Exhibition | Collage X 10
Lewis Gallery
Portland Public Library
March 7 - March 29, 2014
Portland, ME

Sponsored by CMCA and curated by CMCA curator emeritus Bruce Brown
CMCA

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Two Person Exhibition | Crux
Shannon Rankin and Justin Richel
June Fitzpatrick Gallery
May 31 - June 29, 2013
Portland, ME
June Fitzpatrick Gallery

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Publication | West Elm
West Elm Catalog
Selflesh illustrations featured in March 2013

http://bit.ly/20Sujuq
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Press | Gorgeous Collages Made Entirely Of Old Maps
Fast Co. Design
By Kyle Vanhemert
May, 2013
Fast Co. Design

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Press | Maps by Shannon Rankin
Trendland
By Amanda Jakubik
April, 2013
Trendland

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Publication | Geo Graphic
Geo Graphic
A Book for Map Lovers
Pg. 156-161
Published by Index Book
Spring 2013
Index Book

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Juror | MECA Alumni Biennial
ARDOR
Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art
August 24 - October 13, 2013
522 Congress Street
Portland, ME
MECA

Review
The Portland Press Herald
MECA's 'Ardor' a passionate Prelude
Daniel Kany

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Group Exhibition | Art To Collect Now
Center for Maine Contemporary Art
35th Annual Benefit Art Auction Exhibition
July 14 - July 28, 2012
Rockport, ME
CMCA

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Group Exhibition | Santorini Biennale
The Biennale of Santorini
Santorini, Greece
July 1 - September 30, 2012
Santorini Biennale

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Group Exhibition | The Portland Show
Greenhut Galleries
March 1 - April 28, 2012
Portland, ME
Greenhut Galleries

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Group Exhibition | Here today gone tomorrow, life's fragile nature
NG Art Gallery
March 20 - April 7, 2012
Chippendale
NSW, Australia
NG Art Gallery

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Publication | Un atlas imaginaire
Cartes allégoriques et satiriques
Figures de la carte | Pg. 18 and 173
by Laurent Baridon
Published by Citadelles & Mazenod
Summer 2011
Citadelles & Mazenod

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Publication | Elephant
Cosmologies of the Self
by Ana Ibarra
Issue 7 / Summer 2011
Elephant

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Publication | The Canvas
Elemental Patterns
By Britta Konau
August, 2011
Maine Home + Design

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Publication | Papercraft 2
By R. Klanten, N. Bourquin, S. Ehnmann, and T. Tissot
Published by Gestalten
April, 2011
Papercraft 2

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Award | Bemis Residency
Artist's Residency
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Fall 2011
Omaha, NE
Bemis

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Group Exhibition | Nature's Keep
Harlow Gallery
August 5 - 27, 2011
Hallowell, ME
Harlow Gallery

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Solo Exhibition | Fathom
Center for Maine Contemporary Art
May, 28th - July, 23rd, 2011
Rockport, ME
CMCA

Art Review
The Portland Press Herald
With 'Fathom' and 'Counterpoint,' CMCA has never looked better
Daniel Kany

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Group Exhibition | Moving Maps
EPFL Rolex Learning Center
April 11th - 30th
Lausanne, Switzerland
Moving Maps

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Solo Exhibition | Disperse / Displace
December 3rd, 2010
Gallery Voss
Düsseldorf, Germany
Gallery Voss

Review
Rheinische Post

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Group Exhibition | Maps
June Fitzpatrick Gallery
November, 2010
Portland, ME
June Fitzpatrick Gallery

Art Review
The Portland Press Herald
Follow MAPS on a journey of wit, grace and beauty
Daniel Kany

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Group Exhibition | Constructed Territory
Wright University
Robert & Elaine Stein Galleries
October 31, 2010 - January 9, 2011
Dayton, OH
Robert & Elaine Stein Galleries
Publication | See
Maine Magazine
By Deborah Weisgall
July, 2010
Maine Magazine

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Award | Juror's Prize
Center for Maine Contemporary Art
Awarded Juror's Prize - Solo Show, 2011

2010 CMCA Biennial Jurors
George Adams, George Adams Gallery, New York
Rachael Arauz, independent curator, Boston, MA
Dennis Pinette, artist, Belfast, ME
CMCA

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Award | VSC Full Fellowship
Artist's Residency
Vermont Studio Center
June, 2010
Johnson, Vermont
Vermont Studio Center
Joan Mitchell Foundation

VSC Fellowship supported by the Joan Mitchell Foundation.

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Biennial Juried Exhibition | CMCA
May 29 - July 17, 2010
2008 Biennial Juried Exhibition
CMCA Rockport, Maine
Center for Maine Contemporary Art

Review
The Phoenix
Moving Forward
Annie Larmon

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Group Exhibition | Pattern Recognition
Zero Station
May 8th, 2010
222 Anderson Street
Portland, ME
Zero Station

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Press | New World Order
BLDG BLOG
By Geoff Manaugh
March, 2010
BLDG BLOG

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Publication | Data Flow 2
By R. Klanten, N. Bourquin, S. Ehnmann, and T. Tissot
Published by Gestalten
February, 2010
Data Flow 2

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Group Exhibition | Drawing In Thread
Contemporary Embroidery
March 30th - May 2nd 2010
Mount Ida College
777 Dedham Street
Newton, MA
Mount Ida College Gallery

Traditionally, embroidery is a decorative embellishment made with a needle and thread on textiles. This exciting exhibition includes the work of 19 contemporary artists who push the boundaries of the traditional meaning of embroidery.

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Group Exhibition | Fifty-Two
Presented by: Calm Air All Ice
Room 212
March 28th - April 3rd, 2010
Bristol, UK
Room 212
Calm Air All Ice Blog

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Solo Exhibition | Convergence
A survey of process, pattern, and place

Craftland Gallery
March 18th - April 17th, 2010
235 Westminster Street
Providence, Rhode Island
Craftland Gallery

A collection of exploratory installations, collages, and studies; inspired by geological and biological processes, patterns in nature, geometry, and anatomy.
Group Exhibition | It Takes Two
Artstream
February, 2010
56 North Main Street
Rochester, New Hampshire
Artstream

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Group Exhibition | December
Nahcotta
December, 2009
110 Congress Street
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Nahcotta

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Group Exhibition | Over and Under
A Show of Stitches curated by Jenny Hart
Yard Dog Gallery
November, 2009
Austin, Texas
Yard Dog Gallery
Over and Under Show

Review
Austin Chronicle

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Biennial Juried Exhibition | Aggregate
Alumni Biennial
Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art
September 2 – October 18, 2009
Portland, Maine
ICA at MECA

Reviews
The Phoenix
Topographic Musings
by Annie Larmon

Portland Press Herald
Collective Consciousness
by Jamie Thompson

Maine Sunday Telegram
Sparks, sputters and sparkles at MECA
by Daniel Kany

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Publication | Perfect Paper
By Adeline Low
Published by Page One / Index Book
August, 2009
Perfect Paper

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Group Exhibition | You've Got Light in Your Eyes
Curated by Meighan O'Toole
Needles & Pens
May 02, 2009
3253 16th Street
San Francisco, California
Needles & Pens Gallery

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Group Exhibition | The Incredible Print Show
Artstream
May 01 - June 15, 2009
56 North Main Street
Rochester, New Hampshire
Artstream

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Group Exhibition | Double Vision
Multi-Disciplinary Artists
Luke & Eloy Gallery
March 07 - April 18, 2009
5169 Butler St.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Luke & Eloy Gallery

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Group Exhibition | Forget Me-Not
Embroidered Love from the New Craft Movement
Curated by Kristen Rask of Shmancy
Gallery Hanahou
February 06 - 27, 2009
611 Broadway, Suite 730
New York, New York
Gallery Hanahou

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Group Exhibition | At Last
Ken Jones Jr. Fine Art
February 04 - March 29, 2009
526 Northampton Street
Easton, Pennsylvania
Ken Jones Jr. Fine Art

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Group Exhibition | Romasco
30 Romasco Studios
Art Sale
December 06 - December 12, 2008
30 Romasco Street Portland, Maine

Article in the Portland Phoenix
First Friday Frenzy
by Ian Paige

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Group Exhibition | Itty/Bitty
Yes Gallery
November 07 - 30, 2008
146 Water Street
Warren, RI
Yes Gallery + Studio

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Biennial Juried Exhibition | CMCA
August 09 - October 04, 2008
2008 Biennial Juried Exhibition
CMCA Rockport, Maine
Center for Maine Contemporary Art

Review
Portland Press Herald | Maine Sunday Telegram
Pushing the Boundaries
by Bob Keyes

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Group Exhibition | Devotion to Thread
May 17 - June 14, 2008
Woodland Pattern, Milwaukee WI
Curated by Faythe Levine
The Blog

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