John Shannon Portfolio

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John Shannon Portfolio

  1. 1. Poetry becomes a drawing, a drawing becomes sculpture,sculpture becomes poetry.As humans we live in parallel universes. It is this paralleluniverse that becomes the focus of my creativity. Memories,dreams, and actions stimulate bold colored pieces that ex-tend the imagination and force the viewer to reach withintheir own subconscious and memory bank.
  2. 2. Installation -Wood -Acrylic -Plaster -Metal -Spray Paint
  3. 3. Your hand needs time to sit Cradle A New Fableon the table -Spray PaintBefore you reach down -6’x8’and cradle a new fable.So I will accept this as I -What was onceonce requested it. only a view of red brick, is now a framed perpective. This piece allows the user to open their blinds knowing they now have a view.
  4. 4. Crumbling Beauty -Colored Pencil -11x17
  5. 5. Self Portrait -Colored Pencil -11x10
  6. 6. True Nature -Prisma Marker -Pencil -Pen -11x10
  7. 7. Grasping -Graphite -11x10
  8. 8. Paths -Colored Pencil -Prisma Marker -11x10
  9. 9. Arch 202 -Natatorium/ Sculpture Garden
  10. 10. While we sketch, we producean emotional response to what weare sketching. Architecturally, weexplore detail, pattern, and stylewhile artistically, we begin to evoketoning, light, and movement. My sketches attempt to notonly capture architectural fluidity butalso the poetry and emotion withinarchitecture.
  11. 11. Arch 202 -Transportable Pavilion
  12. 12. Braided Hair -Prisma Markers -11x10
  13. 13. The Wizard -Prisma Markers -11x10
  14. 14. Purple Juice -Prisma Markers -11x10
  15. 15. Squirrel Flying -Prisma Markers -11x10
  16. 16. Arch 401 -Insect Research Facility

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