Shawn Powell has presented solo exhibitions at 106 Green, Brooklyn, NY; Chapter, New York, NY; Tennis Elbowat The Journal Gallery, New York, NY; and at Webster University, St. Louis, MO. His work has been included in a two-person exhibition at Abattoir Gallery in Cleveland, OH along with numerous group exhibitions at venues such as The Fabric Workshop and Museum and NADA New York. He has been featured online in Vanity Fair, Brooklyn Magazine, Bedford and Bowery, Art F City, Hyperallergic, the White Columns' Artist Registry, and Juxtapoz Magazine as well as in print in Artmaze Mag, Secret of the Friendly Woods with the Wassaic Project, and the CAN Journal. He co-curates the project space Gazebo Gallery in Kent Ohio, which was featured in New Art Examiner, and he recently curated the exhibition The Dead Don’t Die at Abattoir Gallery, Cleveland, OH. Powell received his BFA in Painting and Art History from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA in Painting from Hunter College where he was presented a Tony Smith Award Grand. He was awarded a 2021 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award Grant.
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