Shawna Gilmore (b. 1977)


Education and Experience

University of Minnesota-Duluth, Bachelor of Fine Arts in General Studio Art, Emphasis in Drawing and Printmaking, 2000

Visiting Artist for College of St. Scholastica’s 2016-2017 Community Mural Initiative

Artist Nexus Marketing Workshop, Duluth, MN, March 2009

Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Mentor Artists: James Grashow and Joanne Pousette-Dart, July 1995



Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019  Mulberry Street, Gallery At Cross, Hopkins, MN

2018  Artist Feature, Lizzards Gallery, Duluth, MN

2017  Chameleon, Gallery 360, Mpls, MN

2017  Woodlandia, Lakeside Gallery, Duluth, MN

2016  Collection of Works, Glam Doll Donuts, Mpls, MN

2016  A Curious World, Lakeside Gallery, Duluth, MN

​2016  Mischief, Memory and Wonder, Red Herring Lounge, Duluth, MN

2016  Land of Wonder, Duluth Art Institute, MN

2015  Mischief and Other Tales, Kruk Gallery-UWS, WI

2014  Transfigurations, Red Mug Coffee House, WI


Selected Group Exhibitions

2021 "Summer Salon I & II" Coastal Contemporary , Newport, RI

2021 "Finding Sanctuary" curated by Ekaterina Popova at Visionary Art Collective

2021 “Faces & Figures II” Group Exhibition, PXP Contemporary

2020 "Taking Inventory" Salon Exhibit, Coastal Contemporary, Newport, RI

2020 "Wild" Group Exhibition, PXP Contemporary

2020 "Portrait" Group Exhibition, Rubine Red Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

2020 PXP Contemporary Online Gallery

2019  Grand Opening Group Show, Rubine Red Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

2019  CoastalSkye Exhibit, Coastal Contemporary Art Gallery and Skye Gallery, RI

2018  Wintermission, Coastal Contemporary Art Gallery, Newport, RI

2018 5-Foot Show, Gallery 360, Mpls, MN

2017  Open Door 13, Juried Exhibition(guest Juror, Danielle Krysa aka. The Jealous Curator) Rosalux Gallery, Mpls, MN

2017  5-Foot Show, Gallery 360, Mpls, MN

2007-2019  Duluth Art Institute’s Annual Member’s Show, MN

2016  Arrowhead Regional Biennial, Duluth Art Institute, Mn

2015  (Self)Portrait of An Artist, Duluth Art Institute, MN

2012  Happiness: Within, Without and All Around, Rav'n Annual Exhibition, WI

2007  Artist’s Nexus Group Show, Duluth Art Institute, MN


Grants and Awards

2019 Feature Artist at Minnesota State Arts Board St. Paul Art Crawl, St. Paul, MN

2019 People's Choice Award, Duluth Art Institute's Member Show, Duluth, MN

2018  Distinguished Artist Award from the City of Duluth

2017  Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Career Development Grant

2016  Arrowhead Regional Biennial Honorable Mention for Watering The Wallpaper

2015  Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Technology Grant Award

2015  Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship Grant Award

1997  School of Fine Arts Purchase Award, University of Minnesota-Duluth

1995  Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Scholarship Award, CO



North Shore Bank Of Commerce Permanent Collection, Duluth, MN

School of Fine Arts, University of Minnesota-Duluth

Works held in private collections both nationally and internationally