BIO

BIO

Shannon Field is an interdisciplinary artist based in Melbourne. He has completed his PhD at the University of New South Wales (Art and Design) in 2016. Shannon has exhibited widely in both Sydney and Australia. In 2006 Shannon was selected to represent the College of Fine Arts UNSW at Hatched 2007 the National Graduate Show. During 2007 he was also included in the travelling exhibition Bloodlines: Art and the Horse curated by Peter Fay.

His solo exhibitions include Wild Colonial Boys (2007), and Terror Australis (2008) held at the Ray Hughes Gallery. In 2011 he exhibited Busted at Kudos Gallery, while in 2013 he had an exhibition Monster Mash at the Devonport Regional Gallery (Little Gallery). Following on from this, in 2014 Shannon exhibited Sentimental  Blokes at Sawtooth Gallery, while in 2015 Shannon exhibited his PhD show Monster Island at Kudos Gallery. In 2017 Shannon participated in Ten Days on the Island arts festival, creating the installation work Gymnasia. Shannon has also been included in a various group exhibitions such as Stitched in 2008, (Penrith Regional Gallery), the exhibition Together in Harmony for 50 years – linking Australian and Korean Art, held in South Korea in 2011, Ken Urban at Contemporary Art Tasmania (CAT) gallery, Hobart, 2015 and most recently in Inside Worlds at Poimena Gallery, Launceston.