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Shawn Saumell

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Cassé, 05/2004 Gelatin Silver Photohybrid 64 X 40 X 0 Inches © Shawn Saumell 2004
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Cloué, 02/2004 Gelatin Silver Photohybrid 60 X 40 X 0 Inches © Shawn Saumell 2004
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Mind-over-Matter, 04/2002 Gelatin Silver Photohybrid 72 X 40 X 0 Inches © Shawn Saumell 2002
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Revealing Secrets, 2006 Gelatin Silver Photogram 48 X 64 X 0 Inches © Shawn Saumell 2006
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Misunderstood, 04/2002 Gelatin Silver Photogram 72 X 20 X 0 Inches © Shawn Saumell 2002
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
New York
Birth year
1977
Lives in
Texas
Works in
Dallas, TX
Schools
Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, 2013, MFA - magna cum laude
Texas Woman's University, 2008, BFA - magna cum laude
Collin College, 2005, AA - cum laude
Representing galleries
JM Gallery
Tags
cultural-center, gallery, arts-education mixed-media, Perception, philosophy, Psychology, Theory/Philosophy, guild, collective, publication, Association, studio-lofts, government, non-profit, research, FOUNDATION, abstract, figurative, sculpture, installation, video-art, conceptual, realism, landscape, surrealism, modern, traditional, photography, digital, exhibition/performance
Current Exhibitions and Events
Dec, 2016
Statement

Shawn Saumell was born in New York, in 1977 and currently lives and works in Dallas.  He received a MFA from AIB at Lesley University, BFA from the Texas Woman’s University, magna cum laude, and an AA from Collin College, cum laude. 

He has had a recent solo exhibition at The Boston Public Library, Boston, MA (2012); and recent juried exhibitions at the Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA (2013); A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX (2013); Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX (2012); and the McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX (2012).

Saumell’s work has been chosen by Chrissie Iles, Whitney Museum of American Art; Rex Bruce, LACDA; Laura Moya, Photolucida; Blue Mitchell, Diffusion Magazine; Matthew Gamber, Big Red & Shiny Magazine; Jason Landry, Panopticon Gallery; Holly Johnson, Holly Johnson Gallery;Marty Walker, Marty Walker Gallery; Lollie Thompkins, Booker T. Washington; Rita Aida Gonzalez, LACMA; Elizabeth Spungen, The Print Center,Philadelphia; John Pomara, Artist; Julia Dolan, Curator of Photography at the Portland Art Museum; Tim Slowinski, Direct Art Magazine andRobert and Shana ParkeHarrison.

His work is in the collection of the Boston Public Library, Boston, MA; the Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY; Shah Alam Gallery, Malaysia; and the Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO. Saumell is also the founder of Pulsian Press, a boutique publishing company.