Allison Sheldon

Lecturer
Primary office:
Chalmers Hall


Summary

Allison Sheldon is an artist from Denver, Colorado currently residing in Lawrence, Kansas. While her work spans media, the common themes that unite the work include radical empathy, being soft, and death acceptance.  She is drawn towards the slow and tedious in protest of rampant capitalism.

Selected Work

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Selected Presentations

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

“To Build a Pattern Out of Patience” MFA Thesis Exhibition, Chalmers Art and Design Gallery, Lawrence, KS

2015

“Bjork’s BFF” Lowbrow Gallery, Denver, CO

“This Cruel Fate” Fancy Tiger Clothing, Denver, CO

2013

“Blood Lines / Love Lines” BFA Thesis Exhibition, Mini Gallery, Fort Collins, CO

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

“Future Tense” Juried by The Surface Design Association, Edwardsville  Art Center, Edwardsville, Illinois

“Drawing Club” Open House, Kansas City, MO

2018

“Avian Conspiracy Theory” Wallace Engineering Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2017

“Lucky Cloud” Kansas Union Gallery Lawrence, KS

2015

“S P A C E” Gallery 970, Loveland, CO

2013

“Fiber Art Show” Poudre River Gallery, Fort Collins, CO

Honorable Mention

“Reactions/ A Collaborative Project” Rendition Gallery, Fort Collins, CO

“Grand Opening: Highlights of Local Art” Rendition Gallery, Fort Collins, CO

Selected Awards & Honors

AWARDS

School of the Arts Exit Grant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, May 2019

School of the Arts Research Grant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, November 2019

School of the Arts Travel Grant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, May 2018


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