SHAWN MORIN SCULPTURE

 

Born: District of Columbia
e-mail: morinsp@bgsu.edu
603-998 0396

EDUCATION

M.F.A. University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1986
B.F.A. University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, 1983

TEACHING/ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sculpture Program Head, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, 1991-present
Professor, School of Art, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, 2004-present
Graduate Coordinator, School of Art, Bowling green State University, 2007-2008
Assistant Director, School of Art Bowling Green State University, 2005 to 2007
Associate Professor, School of Art, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, 1996-2004
Assistant Professor, School of Art, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, 1990-1996
Lecturer, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, 1989-90
Sculpture Shop Co-Head, Buck's Rock Camp, New Milford, CT, 1988-89
Sculpture Instructor, Buck's Rock Camp, New Milford, CT, 1987
Teaching Assistant to Horace Farlowe (sculpture materials courses),
University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1986
Teaching Assistant to James Knecht (metal casting courses), University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1986
Studio Assistant to Belgian Sculptor, Olivier Strebelle, internationally known
for large scale sculptures in bronze, 1985-1986
Teaching Assistant to Horace Farlowe, University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program,
(Metal Casting and Stone Carving Courses), Cortona, Italy, 1985
Studio Assistant to William J. Thompson, nationally recognized for large scale
commissions and portraiture, 1985

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021

“Matters of the Heart”, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

2011

Shawn Morin Sculpture, Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN

 

Introspective/Retrospective, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

2010

Shawn Morin at the Valentine, Historic Valentine Theatre, Toledo, OH

2009

Shawn Morin, New and Recent Work, Mount Vernon Nazarene College, Mont Vernon, OH

2008

Substitutionary, Taylor University, Upland, IN

2007

Material Unions, Center for Visual Arts, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

 

Drawings, Castings, and Carvings, Rocky Mount Arts Center, Rocky Mount, NC

2005

NEW SCULPTURE in bronze, marble, and glass, Heike Picket Gallery, Versailles, KY

 

Some Things Old/ Some Things New, Union University Art Gallery, Jackson, TN

2004

REFLETIONS/ PROJECTIONS: recent conversations in bronze, iron, steel, stainless steel,
marble, glass, and wood. Broadhurst Gallery, Pinehurst, NC

2002

SHAWN MORIN@ Yvonne Rapp Gallery, Yvonne Rapp Gallery, Louisville, KY

2000

Living Stones, Yvonne Rapp Gallery, Louisville, KY

1999

Harps, Arcs, and Arches, Broadhurst Gallery, Pinehurst, NC.

1998

Lost and Found, Yvonne Rapp Gallery, Louisville, KY.

1997

Lighthouse, Yvonne Rapp Gallery, Louisville, KY.

1995

One Stone Soldier, Lynn Mayhew Gallery, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH.

1994

Companions, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, MI.

1990

Trilogy, Shamira Nicholas Gallery, Rochester, NY.

1989

Montage, Belknap Mill Gallery, Laconia, NH.

 

In the Round, Belknap Mill Gallery, Laconia, NH.

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2008

Shawn Morin and Scott Smith, Marcia Evans Gallery, Columbus, OH

2006

Shawn Morin and John Donnelly, Marcia Evans Gallery, Columbus, OH

2001

The Power of Shapes, Shawn Morin/ Katherine Kadish, Lanning Gallery, Columbus, OH

1999

Configurations, Shawn Morin/ Dotti Lipitz, Lanning Gallery, Columbus, OH.

1986

The Human Highway, Tate Student Center Gallery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

 

Figure and Form, Clark County Heritage Gallery, Athens, Ga.

JURIED, GROUP, and INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2012

Kingsport Sculpture Invitational, Kingsport, TN, (Curator:: Peggy Townsend)
Midwestern Sculpture Initiative, Ottowa Hills, OH (Curator, Ken Thompson)
Sculpture Walk, Eau Claire, WI
Sculpture Walk, River Gallery and Downtown Chelsea, MI
Sculpture in the Village, Gibsonburg, OH
Sculpture Tour, Oak Park, IL (Curator: Colleen Berg)
Sculptural Intellect, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

 

 

2011

Kingsport Sculpture Invitational, Kingsport, TN, (Curator: Hank T. Foreman)
Midwestern Sculpture Initiative, Westerville, OH (Curator, Ken Thompson)
Lakota Sun, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN
Sculpture Walk, Downtown Eau Claire, WI
After Zarephath, East Carolina University. Greenville, NC
Salmagundi IV, Rocky Mount Arts Center, Rocky Mount, NC

   

2010

Art in Public Places, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Bristol, VA
Kingsport Sculpture Invitational, Kingsport, TN, (Curator: Hank T. Foreman)
Mid-Western Sculpture Initiative, Tecumseh, MI (Curator: Kenneth Thompson)
City of Urbana Sculpture Exhibition, Downtown Urbana, IL

 

 

2009

Sculpture Walk, Lakota Falls, South Dakota
23rd Rosen Sculpture Competition, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
(juror: Daniel E. Stetson, Executive Director, Polk Museum, Lakeland, FL)
City of Sculpture Outdoor Sculpture Competition, Hamilton, OH (juror: Susan Ewing)

 

 

2008

Salmagundi XII, Rocky Mount Art Center, Rocky Mount, NC (juror: Norman Keller)
Midwest Sculpture Initiative, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
Simpson Park Sculpture Exhibit, Bowling Green, OH
Perrysburg Area Arts Council Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Perrysburg, OH
The ULM Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, University of Louisiana, Monroe, LA

 

 

2007

The Object of One’s Collection, Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, NC
Winter Invitational, Heike Pickett gallery, Versailles, KY
Kingsport Sculpture Invitational, Kingsport, TN (curator: Hank T. Foreman)
Salmagundi XI, Rocky Mount Arts Center, Rocky Mount NC (juror: Robbie
Barber, Assistant Professor of Sculpture, Baylor University)
7th Annual Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition, Polk Museum, Lakeland, FL
(juror: Glen Gentele, Executive Director, Laumeier Sculpture Park and the Endowed
Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art, University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO)
Red, White, and Blue Springs for Art, 2md Annual Sculpture Exhibition, Blue Springs, MO
The ULM Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, University of Louisiana, Monroe, LA
University of Indianapolis Sculpture Tour, Indianapolis, IN

 

 

2006

2nd Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Foundry Arts Centre, St. Charles, MO
88th Toledo Area Artists’ Exhibit, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH (Jurors: Sergio De
Giusti, Sculptor, Susan J. Bandes, Director, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University)
Salmagundi X, Rocky Mount Art Center, Rocky Mount NC, (Juror: Carl Billingsley,
Professor of Sculpture, East Carolina University)
Washburn University Sculpture Exhibit, Topeka, KS
Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition, North Charleston, SC
Art ‘Round Town Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Saugatuck, MI

 

 

2005

Salmagundi lX, Rocky Mount Center for the Arts, Rocky Mount, NC (Juror: Nick Capasso, PhD, Curator, De Cordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA)
The 19th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition, Appalachian State University,
Boone, NC (Juror: Brooke Barrie, Director, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
Contemporary Works of Faith, Schumacher Gallery, Capitol University, Columbus, OH
(Jurors: Sharon Kokot, Executive Director, Ohio Designer Craftsmen and Nicholas Hill,
Art Department Chair, Otterbein College)
39th Mid States Craft Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and Sciences,
Evansville, IN, (Juror: Rob Williams, Independent Curator, Charlotte, NC
City of Jackson/ Union University Sculpture Competition and Exhibition,
Downtown Jackson, TN
Wall to Wall, Flatlanders Gallery, Blissfield, MI
Judeo Christian Vll, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE, (Curator: Larry Bradshaw)

 

 

2004

First International Pyramid Hill Biennial Exhibition, Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum, Hamilton, NJ
Art ’Round Town, Cities of Saugatuck and Douglas, MI

 

 

2003

City of Jackson/Union University Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition, Downtown Jackson, TN
The 17th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC (Juror: Glen Gentele, Executive Director, Laumeier Sculpture Park and the Endowed Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art, University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO)
Art ‘Round Town, Downtown, Saugatuck, MI (Jurors: Joseph Becherer, Federik
Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Billy Mayer, Hope College Art Department,
Grand Rapids, MI, Phil Vander Weg, Art Department Chair, Western Michigan
University, Kalamazoo, MI, Susan Wilezak, Director, Krasl Art Center)

 

 

2002

Spiritual Art V, International Juried Exhibition, Period Gallery,
Omaha, NE, (Curator: Larry Bradshaw)
Sculpture at the Airport, A South Bend Regional Museum of Art Biennial,
South Bend, IN (Curator: Bill Tourtillotte, South Bend Regional Museum)
2002 Garden Sculpture Exhibit, Schedel Arboretum and gardens, Elmore, OH
(curator: Peggy Grant)
New Bronzes, River Gallery, Chattanooga, TN
Occupying Canaan/Empty (revisited), Broadhurst Gallery, Pinehurst, NC

 

 

2001

Fall/Winter Exhibition, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
Garden Sculpture Exhibit, Schedel Arboretum and Gardens,Elmore, OH, (Curator: Peggy Grant)
Featured Artists (four works), River Gallery, Chattanooga, TN
Remnant, Broadhurst Gallery, Pinehurst, NC
Summer Views, Yvonne Rapp Gallery, Louisville, KY
2000 Occupying Canaan, a special sabbatical exhibition of five works in conjunction
with the 51st Annual Faculty/Staff Exhibition. Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery,
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
An Artists Garden, Yvonne Rapp gallery, Louisville, KY
Artstravaganza, Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN, (Juror: Helene Seeman .
Sculpture in the Garden 2000, Toledo Botanical Gardens, Toledo, OH
(Curator: Peggy Grant)

 

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS/ COMMISSIONS

COLUMB A, COLUMN B, (COLUMN YOU, COLUMB ME) Johnson City, TN
TWO WITNESSES, City of Fayetteville, NC 2018
FANFARE, collection of the City of Urbana, IL, acquired 2014
REMEMBERING HOREB, collection of the City of Champaign, IL, acquired 2014
ONE FLESH, collection of the City of Kingsport, TN, acquired 2014
SEVEN SPIRITS, collection of the City of Mankato, MN, acquired 2014
Mahogany view, collection of the City of Madisonville, KY, acquired 2010
PEACE PORTAL, collection of the University of Toledo, Toledo, OH acquired, 2009
TABLE, collection of Taylor University, Upland, IN acquired, 2008
UNIDENTIFIED ICON #3, collection of the Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL, acquired 2008
ANGELIC INTERLUDE, collection of Blue Springs, MO, acquired, 2007
NARROW #5, City of Dublin, Ohio, acquired, 2007
BILLOW, Washburn University, Topeka, KS, acquired 2007
ARMOR and GABRIELíS ANGEL, collection of the City of North Charleston, SC, acquired 2007
GETHSEMANE, collection of the City of Jackson, TN and Union University, Jackson, TN acquired, 2004
Empty Revisited, collection, city of Saugatuck, MI acquired 2004
Di MAGDALA, collection, city of Douglas, MI, acquired 2003
STEP, LINE, TWIST, collection of University of West Alabama, Livingston, Al, acquired, 2002
WORSHIP GATE, collection of Burlington County College Sculpture Garden, Pemberton, NJ, acquired 2002
DEATH OF A SALESMAN, collection of the S.A.S. Institute, Inc., Kansas City, MO, acquired 2000.
THROUGH THE EYE OF DAVID, collection of the Greensboro Public Library, Greensboro, NC, acquired 1999.
RSMH/l0, collection of Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg, OH, acquired 1997
REMISSION and PORTRAIT OF A MOTHER, collection of Better Brakes, Mr. Bud Mikesell, CEO, Lima, OH, acquired 1995
Bowling Green, OH, acquired 1995
ROBERT JOYNT MEMORIAL BENCH, Oak Grove Cemetery, Bowling Green, OH, commissioned by Mary C. Joynt, 1994 2
Bronze Reliefs, The Bulldog Club, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, commissioned 1986 25
Bronze Medallions, School of Environmental Design, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, commissioned 1985
Bronze Relief, The Bulldog Club, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, commissioned 1985

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

BLACK HEART GOLD and FANFARON REVISITED, collection of John and Jane Barton, Bowling Green, OH, acquired 2014
WHOLEY DEVOTED and RED FAN, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Huffman, Raleigh, NC, acquired 2011
OUT OF DARKNESS, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Huffman, Raleigh, NC, acquired 2010
BYZANTIUN RISING, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Huffman, Raleigh, NC, acquired 2009
SOLOMON'S TEMPLE, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Huffman, Raleigh, NC acquired 2008
REMNANT, collection of Mr. H.B. Lindler, Rockingham, NC acquired 2006
COMMUNICATIONS TOTEM, collection of Linda Covington, Southern Pines, NC, acquired 2005
WHITE LINES CROSSING, collection of H.B. Lindler, Rockingham, NC acquired, 2004
EZEKIEL, collection of Linda Covington, Southern Pines, NC, acquired 2003
ASCENSION IN BLUE, collection of Margit Heskett, Bowling Green, OH, acquired 2003
ADAMíS RIB, collection of Drs. J. Michael and Betty Sproule, St. Louis, MO, acquired 2002
NAAMAN, collection of Ed and Sheila Thau, East Brunswick, NJ, acquired 2001
FORGIVEN, collection of Jack and Judy Broadhurst, Pinehurst, NC, acquired 2001
ANNUNCIATIONS, collection of Mr. Clay Morton, Louisville, KY, acquired 2001
EMPTY, collection of John and Yvonne Rapp, Louisville, KY, acquired 2000.
NARROW (revisited), collection of Mrs. Ellen Crews, Southern Pines, NC acquired 1999
BLUE HARP, FEAST OF WEEKS, PURPLE HEART, collection of Mr. H.B. Lindler, Rockingham, NC, acquired 1999, 2001, 2002
TAMING THE SIMPLE, collection of Ms. Nancee Letter, West End, NC, acquired, 1998
BYZANTIUM FADING and CORPUS CHRISTI CROSS COMMISION MAQUETTE, collection of Mr. Clay Morton, Louisville, KY, acquired 1998
PEACOCK, collection of Mr. Clay Morton, Louisville, KY, acquired 1998 G, BLUE; 3, collection of Mr. Wayne Trapp, Banner Elk, NC, acquired 1998
BETWEEN THE LINES OF BLACK IS WHITE and DANBY #9, collection of Mr. Bud Mikesell, Lima, OH, acquired 1995
IN SEARCH OF HELEN, collection of Ursula Densinoff,
FLAT BROWN MOUSE, collection of Bud Mikesell, Lima, OH, acquired 1994
VIKING and NIKE RISING, collection of Serge and Ursula Densinoff, Bowling Green, OH, acquired 1993, 1994
THE JUST IMMORTALIZATION OF WILE E. COYOTE and CHILDíS PLAY, collection of Dr. Michael and Young-Sook Kim, Seoul, Korea, acquired 1992, 1994
STRUCTURES 1, collection of Michael McKowen, Lima, OH, acquired 199l
HEADDRESS, collection of Dr. Harold Friedman (diseased) Rochester, NY, acquired 1990
TRILOGY, collection of Dick and Frances Zahn, Virginia Beach, VA, commissioned 1989
ANGEL and LOVESEAT, collection of Bill and Molly Connelly, Gilford, NH, acquired 1989
HURDLERíS WAVE, collection of Seth and Margaret Keller, Meredith, NH, acquired 1989
THE FLY, collection of Mark and Theresa Neary, Niskayuna, NY, acquired 1989
SISTERS IN ARMS, collection of Peter and Alida Millham, Gilford, NH, acquired 1988
SHAPES IN SPACE, collection of Robert and Rebecca Roy, Leominster, MA, commissioned 1988
SANCTUARY, collection of Edward and Ellen Morin, Gilford, NH, commissioned 1985
Bronze Relief, The Bulldog Club, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, commissioned 1985
TENNESSEE LADY, sold 1985, present owner unknown
HELMETED QUEEN, sold 1984, present owner unknown
ANT LADY, ATHENA & ROSE MADONNA, collection of Shirley Martin, Tampa, FL, acquired 1984, 1983, & 1982