About the Artist

 

Bio

Allegra Shunk creates work in the space between art and design. She is interested in expanding the notions of function within the lived environment to include emotional and psychological narrative. With a BA in Theatrical Lighting Design from Vassar College and an MFA in 3 Dimensional Design from Cranbrook Academy of Art, Allegra works in a wide variety of mediums, but is particularly interested in glass, color, light, and textile. Allegra also maintains an active academic writing practice.

Exhibitions:

People’s Choice Artist Showdown - Gallery Plus cleveland  2018

Unspoken, Sweet’Art, London 2018

Hanging Bodies: Restraint and Visibility, Defiance College, Defiance 2018

Space Invaders, Fountain Street Gallery, Boston 2017

Constant as the Sun, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland 2017

Femfest, Sweet’Art, London 2017

Cranbook Academy of Art Degree Show, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills 2016

Performance and Design, Domaine de Boisbuchet, Lessac 2016

MBFS Art Show, Mercedes Benz Financial Services, Farmington Hills 2015-2016

Play With Me, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills 2015

Glitter, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills 2015

Ideal Home, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills 2014


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Art Prizes and Awards:

People’s choice Artist Showdown finalist 2018 gallery plus

Coca prize 2nd selection 2018 - at least

Arte Laguna Prize semi finalist 2018