Shawn Huckins (American, b. 1984) currently resides in the bucolic Monadnock region of southwestern New Hampshire. He studied at Keene State College in New Hampshire and The University of Wollongong in Australia and received his BA in Studio Arts in 2006. He is represented by numerous galleries across the globe including Duran Mashaal Gallery of Montreal, Modernism of San Francisco, and K Contemporary of Denver. His work has been displayed in private and public collections across the country, including The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA, The Tucson Museum of Art, The TIA Collection, and The Vicki Myhren Gallery at The University of Denver.
Recently, Huckins’ work has been shown at a solo exhibition titled I Know Not Where at K Contemporary; Show Off group exhibition at Næstved's newest contemporary gallery, Galleri47, and a solo exhibition titled The Birds Will Sing at George Billis Gallery in Los Angeles. Huckins has received grants from The Haven Foundation of Maine, The Artists’ Fellowship Inc. of New York City, Colorado Creative Industries, and The Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, among others. His work has been featured in notable publications such as Forbes, Juxtapoz, Hi-Fructose Magazine, Huffington Post, New American Paintings, The Jealous Curator, and The Advocate. 5280 Magazine named Huckins as one of five artists to collect now in 2015.
'American Portrait I: Elizabeth Murray (after Copley)' in situ
oil + acrylic on canvas
72 x 54 inches