WORK EXPERIENCE

Office Manager, Panopticon Imaging, Rockland, MA, Current-2012

Real Estate Agent on Cape Cod- Divergence from my plan to be an artist, 2010-2012

Gallery Director, Panopticon Gallery of Photography, Boston, MA, 2005-2009 

Curatorial Assistant, Photographic Resource Center at Boston University, Boston, MA, 2004-2005

 

EDUCATION

University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cum Laude, 2004

Major: Photographic/Electronic Imaging

Focus: Women's Studies

 

EXHIBITIONS

SNAC Group Show, Zeitgeist Gallery, Beverly, MA 2015

Art in Season, Trescott Street Gallery, Taunton, MA 2014

Hunter Gatherer, U.G.L.Y Gallery, New Bedford, MA 2014

W-O-R-D-P-L-A-Y, Panopticon Gallery, Boston, MA 2014

Love Shack, Juried by Bill Kouwenhoven, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA 2014

Small Works, 4th Floor Gallery, Rockland, MA 2013

En Masse, RAW Boston, Boston, MA 2013

Duality, South Shore YMCA Fine and Performing Arts Center, Hanover, MA , 2013

Blue Ribbon Members Show, South Shore Arts Center, Cohasset, MA, 2013

Members Exhibition, Festival on the Commons at the South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA, 2013              

4TH Floor Artists Members Photography Exhibition, 4th Floor Gallery, Rockland, MA  2013

Dark Arts, Pop up Gallery- Big Collage, Yarmouthport, MA , 2012    

 

PUBLICATIONS

Spelling things out, Photographically, Review by Mark Feeney, Boston Globe, April 7, 2014

http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/theater-art/2014/04/06/panopticon-spelling-things-out-photographically/CZBOalw7n1BI0NQrcGE0wO/story.html

What will you remember? A photography Blog by Elin Spring, 2014

http://elinspringphotography.com/blog/wordplay-at-panopticon/

The Moon from my attic - Blog, 2014

http://creativeconceptsdesignstudio.blogspot.com/2014/02/artists-artisans-and-crafts-people.html

Mass Produced - Blog, 2014

http://www.shopmassproduced.com/meet-your-maker-shannon-mcdonald/

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Curated Member, Southern New England Artist Community (SNAC)

Curated Member, Gallery Artist, South Shore Arts Center, Cohassett, MA

 

GUEST JUROR

Flash Forward Student Portfolio Walk, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA 2015

Vendor Submissions, Festival on the Commons, Cohassett, MA 2014

Critical Mass at Photo Lucida, Portland, OR, 2008

Portfolio Review, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA, 2008

Festival on the Common, South Shore Arts Center, Scituate, MA, 2007   

Portfolio Review Day, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA, 2007   

Industry Networking Day, New England School of Photography, Boston, MA, 2006

Annual Juried Show titled “Elements, Panopticon Gallery, Waltham, MA, 2006

 

 TRADE SHOWS

Acted as Coordinator &Representative

Boston International Fine Art Show, Boston, MA, 2008 

National Black Fine Art Show, New York City, NY  , 2005-2008

AD 20/21, Boston, MA, 2007

American Association of Museums, Boston, MA , 2006  

New England Museum Association, Boston, MA, 2005 

 

WORKSHOPS

Coordinator/Facilitator

Old vs. New: Collecting Opportunities in Photography Today w/ Andy Grundberg, Panopticon Gallery, 2008

Understanding Photographic Process, Panopticon Gallery, 2008

Collecting and Looking at Photographs, Panopticon Gallery, 2007

Remade, Recycled, Reconfigured Workshop with Jesseca Ferguson, Photographic Resource Center, 2005