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SOLO / FEATURED ARTIST EXHIBITS

2016    Featured Artist – UPCOMING (NOV) Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, Millville NJ

2015   Figure, Form and Fantasy– Markeim Art Center, Haddonfield NJ

2014   Form and Function - 3 Person exhibit - Mainstreet Galleries, Kingston PA

2013  Featured Artist - Grand Theatre, Williamstown, NJ

2013 Wire Mesh and Clay - Pebble Hill Gallery, Doylestown, PA

2013 Heart of the Artist – Featured Artist – Hammonton Arts Center, Hammonton, NJ 2012                   

2013 Celebrating Dance - Solo Exhibit - JCC Schenectady, NY

2013 Stone and Steel - Mainstreet Galleries 3 Artist - Sculpture show, Kingston PA

2013 From Fiber Soft to Rock Hard, Three Artist Exhibit, Tivoli, NY

2011 Celebrating the Attributes & Gestures of Women - 2 Artist Exhibit, Albany, NY

2011 Bonnie Shanas - Solo Exhibition, House of Harmony, Cohoes, NY

2010 2 Person Show, Knapp Gallery, 2 Artist Exhibit, Philadelphia, PA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITS/SHOWS
2016  

  • Miami Beaux Art Festival, University of Miami, FL

  • The Original, Ann Arbor, MI

  • Gold Coast, Chicago, IL

  • Bethesda Art Festival, Bethesda MD 

  • Winter Park Art Fest, Winter Park FL

  •  Bonita Springs National Art Festival, Bonita Center of the Arts, FL

  •  Estero Fine Art Show, Estero, FL

2015  

  • Philadelphia Community Exhibition, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia

  • Members' Salon Exhibition, New Hope Art Center, New Hope, PA

  • Berkshires Art Festival, Greater Barrington, MA

  • Washington Square Art Exhibit, NY

  • Renew, BWAC's Red Hook Waterfront Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014  

  • Highline Art Show, New Century Artists, Invitational, NYC

  • Imagine This – BWAC’S Waterfront Gallery, Brooklyn NY

  • Who are we – Post Residency Exhibition -Cultural Center of Arts ,Myslenice, Poland

  • Envisioning Romeo and Juliet – Shakespeare at 450, Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia PA

2013  

  • Holiday Art Show, Gallery Seven, Maynard, MA

  • Unhinged - BWACs Waterfront Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  • Naked in New Hope - Side Track Art Gallery, New Hope, PA

  • Up-Surd - New Century Artists, Invitational, NYC

  • Erotica, Group Show, Tivoli CoOp, Tivoli, NY

2012  

  • Juried Fine Art and Craft, HAC Hammonton NJ

  • Coming to Brooklyn,   BWAC's Red Hook Waterfront Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  • The Cauldron, Invitational Exhibition, New Century Artists, Chelsea, Manhattan, NY

  • PA Artisans Exhibit, Invitational , Schulman Gallery, LCCC, Nanticoke, PA

  • LCAA National Juried exhibit, Strasburg, PA

  • Spring Fling, National Juried Exhibit, WAH Center, Brooklyn NY

  • Love &Loss: Reflections on Romeo & Juliet, Lantern Theater, Philadelphia, PA

  • Configurations, Invitational, New Century Artists Gallery, Chelsea, New York City, NY

2011

  • Fine Arts, HAC, Hammonton NJ

  • New Hope Art League Annual Juried Exhibition, Stockton NJ

  • Tales of Brooklyn, BWAC's Red Hook Waterfront Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  • Undeniable Tendencies, Intl Art show, New Century Artists, Chelsea, N.York,

  • Eccentricity, 5 artist Invitational, New Century Artists, Chelsea, New York, NY

  • FiberPlus, Nationally Juried Exhibition , Blue Door Gallery, Yonkers, NY

  • 5 Artist Invitational - Chosen of 2010 National Juried Exhibition, LCAA, Strasburg, PA

2010  

  • Body Image, The Pen and Brush, New York, NY

  • Mettle of Metal, National Juried Exhibition, Blue Door Gallery, Yonkers, NY

  • 114th Annual, National Juried Ex., Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, National Arts Club, NY

  • Annual Juried Sculpture Showcase, Bucks County Gallery of Fine Arts, New Hope, PA

  • The Edge, National Juried Exhibition, ArtWorks4You Art Center, New Bedford, MA

  • International Juried Sculpture Exhibition, Rogue Space – New York City, NY

  • Annual NAWA, Juried members exhibit, National Arts Club, NY

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2016 Invitational International Residency,XVMyslenice, Poland 

2014 Invitational International Residency,XIIVMyslenice, Poland

2013 Invitational -Międzynarodowym Plenerze Malarsko - Rzezbiarskim (Plain Air and Sculpture)

Stowarzyszenie Lancut, Eastern Poland

2012 Invitational -Międzynarodowym Plenerze Malarsko - Rzezbiarskim (Plain Air and Sculpture) Stowarzyszenie Lancut, Eastern Poland

OTHER

2015 Guest Lecturer, Salem County Art League- “Wire Mesh in Art – A Medium in it’s Own Right”

AWARDS

2016 First Prize - Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit, NY

2016 Outstanding Achievement, Chicago Gold Coast, Chicago IL

2016 Best in Show – Estero Fine Art Show, Estero, FL

2016 Award of Distinction - Bonita Springs Art Fest, FL

2015 Jurors Award for 3 Dimensional Work - New Hope Art Center, PA

2014 Best in Show – Annual Fine Art , HAC, Hammonton NJ

 2014 2nd place – 450 Shakespeare, Vinci Art Alliance ,Philadelphia PA

2012 Best in Show – Annual Fine Art and Craft – HAC, Hammonton, NJ

2012 Best in Sculpture – National Juried Exhibition– Lancaster County Art Assoc., Strasburg, PA

2012 Best in Sculpture – Women in the Arts – HAC, Hammonton, NJ

2012 Best in Show – 3D Juried Exhibit – HAC, Hammonton, NJ

2011 Best in Show – Annual Fine Art Exhibit – HAC, Hammonton, NJ

2011 Best in Sculpture – Women in the Arts – HAC, Hammonton, NJ

2011 Award of Excellence – Annual Members Exhibit - Perkins Art Center, Moorestown, NJ Best in Mixed Media – Juried Fine Arts – HAC, Hammonton, NJ

2010 Award of Excellence – Annual Members Exhibit - Perkins Art Center, Moorestown, NJ

COLLECTIONS

Public -

Eastern University, CT

WAH Art Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

Private – USA; England; Poland; Brazil

SELECT GALLERIES

An American Craftsman Galleries:

  • Manhattan Time Square Hotel, 790 7th Ave., New York, NY

  • Gallery 55, 150 W 55th Str., New York, NY

JBis Contemporary Art Gallery - Schenectady, NY

Galeria Leonardo- Kazimierz Dolny, Poland

Art on Centre, 503 Centre Street, Florentine, FL

MainStreet Galleries- 370 Pierce Street, Kingston, PA

 
BIBLIOGRAPHY

Taplinger M., New Century Group Show Aspires to the Highline, Gallery& Studio, #23, Feb-Mar 2014

Artsy Shark, Featured artist, http://www.artsyshark.com/2013/08/19/featured-artist-bonnie-shanas/

Janet Tanguay, Collected Works from the Artists of Art n Soul, #22, 2012

Taplinger M, Together - Disparate Styles Find Common Ground, Gallery& Studio, #7, Feb-Mar 2011.

Maureen F., Configurations, Gallery & Studio, #4, Feb-Mar 2012 .

Kulick J., Art Exhibit Stone and Steel Dazzles at Main Str. Gallery, Scranton Arts Examiner, May 2012.

Byron Coleman, The Cauldron ,Gallery & Studio, , # 16, Sep-Oct 2012.

Helen Grosso Exhibit Showcases Diverse Art, Northern Duchess FOCUS, #1, #3, Oct, 2012.

Arle Skar Weinstein – Curator, Fiber Art - National Juried Show, Blue Door Gallery, 2011.

National Association of Women Artists Inc., 121st Annual Exhibition –Catalog of works, #61, 2010.

 
EDUCATION AND RELATED STUDIES

2010      Figurative Drawing and Human Anatomy Workshop- Dianne Corbeau, Perkins A.C., NJ

2008     Life sculpture -wire mesh and mixed media,- Mentor-Sculptor Shulamit Hartal, TA, Israel

2006     Sculpture – Mesh and Concrete, Mentor-Painter and Sculptor, No’am Douieb, GY, Israel

2000     BA Studies in Psychology and Management, O.Hebrew University, Israel

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

BWAC - Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Member

Da Vinci Art Alliance, Member

National Association of Women Artists, Previously Juried Member

 

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