Monica Shinn

33 Armstrong Avenue
Providence, RI 0203
401.965.5045
mshinn1@cox.net


EDUCATION

Oregon School of Arts & Crafts, Portland, OR 1994

Metals and Drawing 

Portland Community College, Portland, OR 1990

Associate degree: Welding

Freehand School for the Arts, Provincetown, MA 1987

Residency

Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH 1977

B.S. Education

EXPERIENCE


TEACHING

2008 - 2012 Adjunct Faculty, School One, Providence, R.I.

Intro Design, Drawing Fundamentals, Painting

2007 - 2012 INSTRUCTOR, The Steelyard, Providence, R. I.

2009 INSTRUCTOR, Youth Build, Six week Metals/Welding Intensive

Welding, sheet metal, sculptural welding

2005 - 2007 INSTRUCTOR Gilbert Stuart Middle School. Prov., R.I.

Back Stage Pass after school program, City Arts! 

2004 - 1998 INSTRUCTOR, Central Falls High School, Central Falls, R.I. 
 The Urban Theater Project (Trinity Repertory Company), painting instructor and portfolio instructor.


2000 - 2006 MENTOR, The Met School and Central Falls High School

2009 MENTOR, Hive /New Urban Arts Window 
project and drawing

FABRICATION

2007 - 2012 OWNER, Queen Street Metals: Fabrication and Design

2003-2007 OWNER (Partner), FABRICATION SERVICES, Prov., R.I.
Fabrication and Scenic Design
Clients included:

  • Trinity Repertory Company
  • Providence Ballet
  • Black Repertory
  • Perishable Theatre
  • Queens Company, N.Y., N.Y
  • The Actors Workshop, N.Y., N.Y.
  • NBC television, N.Y., N.Y.

THEATRE
(Extensive resume upon request)

2006 - 2008 PRODUCTION MANAGER
Sound Session. Providence, R.I.

1998-2005 SCENIC DESIGN
Upon Request

2004-1997 ELECTRICIAN/ SCENIC PAINTER
Trinity Repertory Company, Providence, R.I.
Including fabrication of all custom lighting

1996-1994 WELDER
Portland, Oregon

PAINTING SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Buonaccorsi Agniel Gallery, 1 Sims Ave, Providence, RI 2012

“Yes!”, Group Show

David Winton Bell Gallery, List Art Center, Brown University 2011

Among the Breakage, Group Show

Gallery Q, Providence, RI 

Group Show

Hive Archive/Hera Gallery, Crossing Currents/URI 

Group Exhibition

Downcity Pictures, The Space at Alice 2010

Solo Exhibition

Stone House Gallery, Little Compton, RI 2009

Collective Show 
 
Firehouse 13, Providence, RI 
Four Thieves, 
Group Show: Shinn, Shapiro, Baine, Angel

Gallery Q, Providence, RI 

Group Show

Park as Muse, Providence, RI 2008

City Hall, Group Show

MacDougall Gallery, Pawtucket, RI

Group Show

AS220 Project Space, Providence, RI 2007
Cache Group Show with Calderone & Kazan

Pawtucket Arts Collaborative, Pawtucket, RI
Lecture Series: Insights: Individual Artists Series

MacDougall Gallery, Pawtucket, RI
Group Show

Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI 2006
Shinn, Freedman, Sgouros & Barton

Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI
Drawings

Pawtucket Arts Collaborative
Lecture Series, Individual Artist Series

Open Studios; Pawtucket Arts Collaborative
Group show, Shinn, McManamy, Parmentier, MacDougall

Bank Rhode Island Turks Head Gallery, Providence, RI
Solo Exhibition in Traveling Exhibition Series

Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI 2005
Shinn, Roelle, Foy, Sgouros

Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI 2004
Holiday Group Show

Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI
Solo Exhibition

Providence Art Club, Providence, RI
Scape: Contemporary Landscape Works
Curated by Sara Agniel & Lauren Cicione

The Space at Alice, Providence, RI 2003
A Sense of Place, Invitational Group Exhibition

Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI
Body of Work: A Survey of Contemporary Art in RI

Bank One Rhode Island, Turks Head Gallery, Providence, RI 2002
Solo Exhibition in Traveling Exhibition Program

Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI
Go West Exhibition to benefit the WBNA

Center City Contemporary Arts, Providence, RI
Gay Pride Providence, Invitational Exhibition

Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI 2001
Substantive Scale: Large Format Work From NY+ RI

Center City Contemporary Arts, Providence, RI
Gay Pride Providence, Invitational Exhibition

Sarah Doyle Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
Invitational Painting Show

Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI
Solo Exhibition

University of Rhode Island Gallery, Providence, RI 2000
Women’s History Month Invitational Exhibition

Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI
Contemporary Art in RI 2000, Invitational Benefit Exhibition

Center City Contemporary Arts, Providence, RI
“Mail Art Show”, Invitational Exhibition

Bank Rhode Island Turks Head Gallery, Providence, RI
Solo Exhibition in Traveling Exhibition Program

Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI 1999
Solo Exhibition

Gallery Agniel at Perishable Theatre, Providence, RI
“Rhode Island Women in the Visual Arts 1999”

Providence Gay Pride, AS220, Providence, RI 1999
Invitational Pride Art Show

Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI
“Artists for AIDS Care”, Benefit Exhibition

Prov. Gay Pride, Providence, R.I. 1998
Invitational Pride Art Show

Center City Artisans, Providence, RI
Juried Open Media Show, "The Green Show"

Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI
Solo Exhibition

Center City Artisans, Providence, RI
Resolutions Installation for First Night Providence

Gallery Flux, Providence, RI 1997
AS220, Providence, RI

Second Annual Invitational, "Wilde Gertrude Art Salon"
Warwick Art Museum, Warwick, RI

Invitational Show, "Serious Fun"
Sarah Doyle Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI 1996

Juried Painting Show
Sarah Doyle Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI

Juried Metals Show
"Convergence X", Providence, RI

Juried Public Sculpture Show,
Wickenden Street Pole Sculpture Show, Providence, RI

Bona Keane Gallery, Portland, OR 1995

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