About Shawn Wallis



EDUCATION
1994 MFA-University of Texas at San Antonio-Painting
1991 BFA-University of Texas at San Antonio-Photography

AWARDS
2006 Artist of the Year - Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts
2001 Artist-in-Residence, Vienna, Austria

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2006 100 Paintings: New Works on Paper, Wade Wilson Gallery, Houston, TX
2001 Haptics and the Tactile Eye, Gallery Roesch, Houston, TX
Histoire de l'oeil, Galerie Peter Lindner, Vienna, Austria
Gaze Directing Devices, Galerie 14-1, Stuttgart, Germany
1999 Present Tense, Parchman/Stremmel Galleries, San Antonio, TX
New Works on Paper, Upstart, Houston, TX
1997 Flat Earth Theory, Parchman/Stremmel Galleries, San Antonio, TX.
1995 Shawn Wallis: New Paintings, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX.
1994 Shawn Wallis, Foster-Freeman Gallery, San Antonio, TX.
Shawn Wallis-Recent Works, Blue Moon Studios, San Antonio, TX., curated by Jesse Amado.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2006 Gallery Artists, Wade Wilson Gallery, Houston, Texas
2002 Surface Tensions, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX.
Art Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany, Gallery Roesch, Galerie Peter Lindner
AiR Project, Artist in Residence House, Vienna, Austria
2000 King, Wallis, Yarrington, Rudolph Poissant Gallery, Houston, TX.
Art Chicago, Chicago, IL., FineSilver Gallery
ArtFrankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany, Gallery Roesch
1999 German and American Painting, Wayne Stark Gallery, A+M University, Bryan, TX.
Works on Paper, Galerie Rottloff, Karlsruhe, Germany
San Antonio Collects, Blue Star, San Antonio, TX.
1998 Transformations, Southwest Craft Center, San Antonio, TX.
1997 Group Show: New Paintings, Rudolph-Poissant Gallery, Houston, TX.
Blue Star Red Dot Seven, Blue Star, San Antonio, TX.
Gallery Artists Group Show, Barbara Davis Gallery/Pennzoil Place, Houston, TX.
Pinned To the Wall, Parchman/Stremmel Galleries, San Antonio, TX.
Intimate, Barbara Davis Gallery/Pennzoil Place, Houston, TX.
1996 The Big Show, Lawndale Art & Performance Center, Houston, TX.
Gallery Artists Group Show, Parchman/Stremmel Galleries, San Antonio, TX.
Selected Gallery Artists, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX.
Blue Star Red Dot Six, Blue Star, San Antonio, TX.
The Heart of Art, Parchman/Stremmel Galleries, San Antonio, TX.
1995-98 Texas Abstraction: New Painting in the Nineties, curated by Frances Colpitt
(catalog to accompany show).
Art Pace San Antonio, TX
McKinney Avenue Contemporary Dallas, TX
A & M University Bryan, TX
Museum of the Southwest Midland, TX
Tyler Museum of Art Tyler, TX
Wayland Baptist University Plainview, TX
1995 Gallery Artists Group Show, Milagros Contemporary Art Gallery, San Antonio, TX.
Seductive Surfaces, Sally Sprout Gallery, Houston, TX.
Blue Star 10: (1+9), Blue Star, San Antonio, TX., curated by Benito Huerta.
Milagros at 1203, 1203 Art Space, San Antonio, TX.
Wood Works, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX., curated by Clint Willour.
Blue Star Red Dot Five, Blue Star, San Antonio, TX.
Prints: Recent Works, Aviart/Artists Gallery, San Antonio, TX., curated by Allison Hayes-Lane.
The Heart of Art, Parchman/Stremmel Galleries, San Antonio, TX.
Gallery Artists Group Show, Milagros Contemporary Art, San Antonio, TX.
Profiles, Satellite Art Space, San Antonio, TX., curated by Frances Colpitt.
Art Tex, University of Texas At San Antonio, TX., curated by Constance Lowe and Ken Little.
1994 Gallery Artists Group Show, Milagros Contemporary Art, San Antonio, TX.
Dia de los Muertos, Stonemetal Press, San Antonio, TX.
Blue Star Red Dot Four, Blue Star, San Antonio, TX.
Assembling a New Tradition, Aviart/Artists Gallery, San Antonio, TX.
The Next Wave, 1203 Art Space, San Antonio, TX.
1993 In Situ: Site Specific Installations, Satellite Art Space, San Antonio, TX.,curated by Ed Blackburn.
Selected Works, Satellite Art Space, San Antonio, TX., curated by Constance Lowe.
Inaugural Exhibition, Satellite Art Space, San Antonio, TX., curated by Frances Colpitt.
Juried Exhibition-University of Texas at San Antonio, first place graduate award, juried by Jesse Amado.
1992 Print Show Exchange, curated by Kent Rush.
Lima, Peru, Chiclayo, Peru, Trujillo, Peru
1991 Juried Exhibition-University of Texas at San Antonio, first place undergraduate award, juried by Richard Collier.
1990 Juried Exhibition-University of Texas at San Antonio, juried by Thomas Barrow.

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2000 ArtLies, Shawn Wallis: Haptics and the Tactile Eye, (review) by Catherine Anspon, Fall,
Papercity, "Navigating the Art Zone" by Catherine Anspon, Sept.
Wiener Zeitung, "Sei lieb zu deinem Schinkin!", (review) by Claudia Aigner, March 16/17.
Stuttgarter Zeitung, "Strandgut der Wegwerfgesellschaft", (review) by Georg Leisten,
2000 Papercity, "Art Buzz" by Catherine Anspon, Dec.
Houston Chronicle, "Dealer's Choice" by Patricia Johnson, Aug. 26.
Shawn Wallis, Catalogue with essay by Sonja Roesch
1997 ARTnews, (special) The Cutting Edge, "Small budgets, Large Ambitions" by Anastasia Aukeman, Dec.-Jan.
1996 Dallas Morning News, "Of-this-world Abstracts at the MAC", (review) by Charles Dee Mitchell, February 10.
Artlies, "Texas Abstracts", (review) by Dick Davison, issue11, June-Sept.
1995 CIRCA, Review by Frances Colpitt, No. 3. Fall.
Voices of Art, "Abject Abstraction: The Dumbing Down of Art", (review) by William Keith, Jr., Vol. 3, No. 6, Dec.-Jan.
Texas Abstract: New Painting in the Nineties. Full color catalogue accompanying ArtPace exhibition with essay by Frances Colpitt.
San Antonio Express-News, "Abstract Art Eschews Emotion" by Dan Goddard, Nov. 26.
ART-TALK, "In the Galleries…", Oct.
San Antonio Express-News, "Five Emerging Artists" by Dan Goddard, July 30.
San Antonio Express-News, "Blue Star 10:(1+9) Exhibit Showcases City's Best Original Artists" by Dan Goddard, July 2.
San Antonio Express-News, "Spotlight to Shine on City's Blooming Art Renaissance" by Dan Goddard, July 2.
Voices of Art, "Documenting San Antonio's Artists', Vol. 3, No. 3, May-June.
New Art Examiner, "On View-San Antonio, Texas" by Ann Wiens, March.
San Antonio Express-News, "Impressive S.A. Artists" by Dan Goddard, February 2.
Voices of Art, "Two Texas MFA Exhibitions" by Steve Reynolds, Vol. 3, No. 1, Jan.-Feb.

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