Shawn Huckins

Born 1984 Laconia (NH); lives and works in Middletown, CT

2006 B.A., Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire
2004 University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

Solo Exhibitions

2010 Can’t Miss Lime, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

Group Exhibitions

2012 Shawn Huckins and Billy Reynolds, L2kontemporary, Los Angeles, CA (Upcoming)
2011 AQUA ART MIAMI, Marina Cain Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA
2011 FEED2011 Biennial: Five Artists, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
2011 Summer Party, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2011 Beast, Brooklyn Artists Gym, Brooklyn, NY
2009 29th Faber Birren National Color Exhibition, Stamford Art Association, Stamford, CT
2009 Slide Slam, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
2008 Out of the Blue, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA
2008 22nd International Juried Show, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
2008 Fast Food – A Fast Food Themed Art Show, Frankenart Mart, San Francisco, CA
2008 19th National + International Juried Exhibition, Viridian Artists Contemporary Art Gallery, New York City, NY
2008 Emerging Artists 2008, Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY
2007 Ridgefield Guild of Artists 30th Annual Juried Exhibition, Ridgefield Guild of Artists Gallery, Ridgefield, CT
2007 Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 96th Annual Exhibition, Mystic Arts Center, Mystic, CT
2007 New Haven Paint & Clay Club 106th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT
2007 Biennial Regional Juror’s Choice Exhibition, Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, Keene, NH
2006 Emerging Art Student Exhibition, Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, Keene, NH

Awards and Grants

2010 Recipient, Artist Fellowship Grant, Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism
2010 Best Emerging Artist in Painting, GLAAD OutAuction NYC
2007 Award for Excellence, Ridgefield Guild of Artists 30th Juried Exhibition. Sponsored by Denice Militello
2007 The New Haven Paint & Clay Club Prize Award, New Haven Paint & Clay Club 106th Annual Juried Art Exhibition
2007 People’s Choice Award, Biennial Regional Juror’s Choice Exhibition, Keene, NH
2006 Recipient, Fellowship Grant in Studio Art, Keene State College Art Department
2006 People’s Choice Commendation Award, Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, Keene, NH

Publications

BL!SSS Magazine, August 2011 #5.8, Pg. 44. Interview by Liz Rice.
Simpson, Jeff. “An Interview With Shawn Huckins.” The Fiddleback, Vol. 1, Issue 5.
Foldes, Mike. “An Interview With Shawn Huckins.” Ragazine, July-August 2011, Vol. 7, No. 4.
SLICE Magazine, “Into The Wild.” Fall ‘11 / Winter ‘12, Issue 9, Pg. 40.
Catlin, Roger. “Here’s Looking At Hues In ‘Can’t Miss Lime.’” The Hartford Courant. Thursday 15th April 2010.
Keene State Today, Volume XXVI, Number 4 – Summer 2010, Pg. 31.
Santa Clara Review, Volume 97, Number 1, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA. Pg. 49, 117.
The Emerson Review, 2010 Vol. 39, Emerson College, Boston, MA. Pg. 100.
Studio Visit Magazine, Volume Eight, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA. Pages 96-97.
Keene State Today, Volume XXV, Number 2 – Spring 2009, Pg. 39.
New Art International – Annual 2009, Book Art Press, Woodstock, NY. Pages 126-127.
Chipperfield, Martin. “Word Pix.” 34th Parallel Magazine, Issue 4. Cover and Pages 2-5.
Studio Visit Magazine, Volume Four, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA. Pages 92-93.
Direct Art Magazine, Vol. 15, Fall/Winter 2008 SlowArt Productions, Hudson, NY.
Direct Art Magazine, Vol. 14, Fall/Winter 2007 SlowArt Productions, Hudson, NY.