About

ABOUT

Shawna Koontz is a Seattle-based painter originally from Portland, OR. Shawna earned a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) in Boston. She is most known for her Pacific Northwest inspired paintings that are a response to her fear, reverence, and nostalgia for the landscape. Her work is collected privately and publicly, including the W Hotel and the City of Bellevue in Washington.

CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

2012
BFA, Painting, Massachusetts College of Art and Design


EXHIBITIONS

2022

40th Annual National Juried Exhibition, A Sense of Place, Juried by Erin Dunn, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Telfair Museum; Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA

Shawna Koontz, Coopers Optique, Seattle, WA

12th Annual International Juried Exhibition, Juried by Emily Zimmerman of Jacob Lawrence Gallery; Gallery 110, Seattle, WA


2021

Limited Edition Print Exhibition; Shiku Sushi, Seattle, WA

Wandering, Wondering; PxP Contemporary, Virtual


2017

Second Floor Gallery; The W Hotel, Boston, MA


2016

A Group Thing; Thomas Young Gallery, Boston, MA

On Display; The Gallery, The W Hotel, Boston, MA

Second Floor Gallery; The W Hotel, Boston, MA


2012

All School Show; Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA


2011

Done; Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA


2010

Caked On, Flaked On, and Shaked On; The Savant Project, Boston, MA

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

City of Bellevue, Bellevue, WA
W Hotel, Boston, MA