Shea Hembrey (American, )

Timeline

1974
Born in Newport, Arkansas
1996
B.A. Art, English, magna cum laude, Lyon College
1997–1998
Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar to study Maori art at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
1999
M.A. Art, Arkansas State University
2003
Individual Artist Fellowship Grant, Arkansas Arts Council (awarded once per lifetime)
2003
Cultural ambassador on a five week Rotary International Cultural & Professional Group Exchange to Chile
2003
The Millay Colony for the Arts Residency, Austerlitz, NY
2004
Ucross Foundation Residency, Clearmont, WY
2005
Caldera Artist Residency, Sisters, OR
2006
Patterson Decade Achievement Award from Lyon College
2007
M.F.A. Art, Cornell University
2007
Baskerville Painting Award from Cornell University
2007
Fundacion Valparaiso Residency in Mojacar, Spain
Currently lives and works in Frenchtown, New Jersey.

Exhibitions

2012
dark matters, solo exhibition at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2012
100 Artists = 1 Man airs June 7 on The Story, National Public Radio
2012
Solo show at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York
2011
Debut of Seek-The Inaugural Biennial at TED2011 in Long Beach, CA on March 3
2008–2010
Making of Seek-The Inaugural Biennial
2007–2009
Mirror Nests installation at Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY
2007
Photographs included in Nothing is Lost at the Newspace Center for Photography in Portland, OR
2007
Selected for New American Paintings, Volume 70—an exhibition in print curated by Charlotta Kotik, Chairman of Painting and Sculpture and Curator of Contemporary Art at the Brooklyn Museum
2006
Installations in Mind the Gap exhibition, Hartell Gallery, Cornell University
2005
Paintings in New Works, The Anderson Center, Red Wing, MN
2005
Weir Farm National Historic Site Artist in Residence, Wilton, CT
2005
Bound, a solo exhbition of paintings at the Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT
2004
Paintings in Art at Steepletop, Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY
2004
Paintings in Wallflowers, Bradbury Gallery, Arkansas State University, AR
2004
Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies Residency, Red Wing, MN
2004
Paintings installed in Arkansas State Senate Chambers, Little Rock, AR
2003
Offerings, a solo exhibition of paintings at the David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
2003
Paintings in Guaranteed Fresh: Still Life Today invitational with Damien Hirst, Janet Fish, et al. At the Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA