Shannon McBride was born and raised in Rochester, NY. She earned a BA in Studio Art from University at Albany (SUNY) in 2010, and an MFA in Studio Art from The City College of New York (CUNY) in 2013. She currently lives and works in Queens, NY. McBride exhibits regularly across the US and abroad, and has been awarded Artist Residencies through Governors Island Art Fair in New York City, and Lacawac Sanctuary in Lake Ariel, PA. Past exhibitions include the Portal Art Fair (New York, NY), Tent Gallery (Edinburgh, Scotland), Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (Queens, NY), Trestle Gallery (Brooklyn, NY), Governors Island Art Fair (New York, NY), and La Bodega Gallery (Baltimore, MD), among others. Visit Shannon’s website here.