Bio & CV

Shanon Playford paints in her native Portland, Oregon.

Received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1997 and attended the School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston from 1992 to 1994.


ArtSpot International @ Spectrum Miami Art Show – December 3 – 7, 2014 – solo art project, Oh My Gods
People’s Art, Portland, Oregon – group, Icons
Oranj Studio, Portland, Oregon – solo, Oh My Gods

Peoples Art of Portland, Portland, Oregon – group, Big 400 
Portland Open Studios, Portland, Oregon

Springbox Gallery, Portland, Oregon – group, Annual Toy Show
Pearl Gallery & Framing, Portland, Oregon – solo, Various and Sundry
Springbox Gallery, Portland, Oregon – group, Neither Here Nor There
Cascade Aids Project Auction, Portland, Oregon – Special Collection
Denizen Gallery, Portland, Oregon – group, Devil and the Deep

Littman Gallery, PSU, Portland, Oregon – group, Portland Visual Art Exchange
Spring Box Gallery, Portland, Oregon – group, Images for the Secret Society
Spendorporium, Portland, Oregon – group, Five Person Invitational Show
Muse Art & Design, Portland, Oregon – benefit live painting & auction event

Spendorporium, Portland, Oregon – group, The Tarot Show
Errata Gallery, Portland, Oregon – group, Menagerie
Beet Gallery, Portland, Oregon – solo, Paintings
Froelick Gallery, Portland, Oregon – group, Two of a Kind

Ogle, Portland, Oregon – solo, XX: Janes, Dames, Saints, Chicks, Crones, Babes, Birds, Bitches and Others

Chemeketa College Art Gallery, Salem, Oregon – group, The Presence of Absence
PiP Gallery, Portland, Oregon – group, More Dreams of Men

Beet Gallery, Portland, Oregon – solo, Dreams of Men
Tower Fine Arts Gallery, Brockport, New York – group, Not Right: Artists Altering Natural Schemes
Art for Progress, New York, New York – group, jury selection, Clash of the Artists
M2 Gallery & Texas State Capitol, Austin, Texas – jury selections from Justice for All

Gallery Lombardi, Houston, Texas – group, Justice for All
Utrecht, Portland, Oregon – group, Politics

Froelick Gallery, Portland, Oregon – group, Self Portraits

Froelick Gallery, Portland, Oregon – group, Clown Show

Static Gallery, Liverpool, UK – group, Movement

NFA Space, Chicago, Illinois – group, Lost and Found & Intimate


Private & institutional collections in Chicago, Boston, New York, Milan, Los Angeles, Napa,
New Haven, Kansas, Texas, Seattle, and Portland


BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
attended, School of the Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
attended, Museum Schoo


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