Shannon Morris

Gallery Director

Shannon Morris

Gallery Director

Lecturer

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Art and Design

Bio

M.A. in Art History with a background in museum education and curation. As a curator, I focus on the presentation of contemporary artists especially those living in the Southern region and its evolving identity.

  • (706) 729-2427
  • Washington Hall

Education

  • MA, Art History, Criticism and Con Savannah College of Art & Desi, 2008

  • BA, History, General University of Alabama, 1995

Certifications

  • Certificate Non-Profit Fundraising Essentials University of Georgia, 2014

Awards & Honors

  • Ellsworth Kelley Award Foundation for the Contemporary Arts, 2018

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ART 2010

    The Marvel of Art: Honors: The Marvel of Art

Teaching Interests

museum education, curation, contemporary art

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Michi Meko, 2018
    Art - Exhibition, Curator
  • Sentiments and Origins, 2018
    Art - Exhibition, Curator
  • Marginalized and Mythological: Shanequa Gay's Disruption of Pastoral Landscape, 2018
    Art - Exhibition, Curator
  • Stephanie Jolisa Woods, 2017
    Art - Exhibition, Curator
  • Tracing Shadows, 2017
    Art - Exhibition, Curator

Research Interests

contemporary art, environmental and ecological concerns in contemporary, exploration of Southern literature and contemporary art art presentation techniques and writing for the general public

Department Service

  • Mary S. Byrd Gallery Advisory Board 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Events Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Social Media Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Pamplin College Deans Committee for Grants 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pamplin College Communications Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Westobou Programming Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • ArtsGA 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Foundation For Contemporary Art 2018 - 2019

    Role: Other
  • European Cultureal Centre-Venice 2018 - 2019

    Role: Other
  • The Potential of Technical Studies and Conservation for Prints and Drawings Curatorship: A Professional Workshop. 2019 - 2019

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • Arts in the Heart 2018 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Westobou Festival Inc. 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • TedX Augusta 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta Fair Exhibition Juror 2017 - 2017

    Role: Reviewer
  • Volunteer for Arts in the Heart 2016 - 2016

    Role: Other