About

Justin Shull at the X-Mas Tree Toss, Northhampton, NY
Justin Shull at the X-Mas Tree Games, Northampton, NY

Bio

Justin Shull is an artist who currently located in North Georgia. In addition to his work in the Visual Arts, he has worked as a Creative Producer for a video game developer and publisher since 2011, and he occasionally teaches college Art courses. His work has been included in exhibitions at Grounds for Sculpture, Salt Lake Arts Center, Blue Star Contemporary Art, and the U.S. Botanic Garden. In addition to exhibitions, he often stages impromptu performances and installations in public spaces in order to foster encounters with an unexpecting public audience.

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b. 1982, Newport NH – Lives and works in Ellijay, GA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009

Field Work, H Gallery, Houston TX

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012

In-Transit, Homecoming! Collective Popup Video Projection Series, Fort Worth, TX

2011

Virtual Public Art Project @ Philadelphia International Fine Arts Festival
Temporary Occupants, Eastfield College, Mesquite TX
Appearances: Provincetown Green Arts Festival, Provincetown MA
On Wheels, Brand 10 Artspace, Fort Worth TX

2010

Joan Mitchell Foundation 2009 MFA Grant Exhibition, CUE Art Foundation, New York NY
Launch 11, Blue Star Contemporary Art, San Antonio TX
Launch 11, Salt Lake Arts Center, Salt Lake City UT
Ripe, Leedy-Volkous Art Center, Kansas City MO
Chautauqua: A Continuum of Creativity, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York NY

2009

Engineering Eden, Penelec-Bowman-Megahan Art Galleries at Allegheny College, Meadville PA
2009 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award Exhibition, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton NJ
The Reshaped World, Washington Art Association, Washington Depot CT
Blackout, Waterpod @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York NY
browser, inter-actor, coauthor, producer, nomad, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown MA
eMotion Summer Arts Festival, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH
Flora: Growing Inspirations, U.S. Botanic Garden, Washington D.C.
Square Foot, Rogue Space Gallery, New York NY
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Mason Gross Galleries atRutgers University, New Brunswick NJ

2008

Park(ing) Day Redux, EYEBEAM Art & Technology Center, New York NY
Conflux Festival, New York NY
Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles CA
Democracy, H Gallery, Houston TX
Park(ing) Day, New York NY
Baltimore Sculpture Project, Baltimore MD
Doppelganger, Mason Gross Galleries at Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ
Art Student Exhibition 2008, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York NY

2007

2007 First Year MFA Exhibition, Mason Gross Galleries at Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ
The Scavenger Hunter’s Notebook, Space II III IV, Highland Park NJ
CSA Student Exhibition, Logan Gallery, Chautauqua NY
Recent Work by Colleen Gleason and Justin Shull, Tufts Street Gallery, Arlington MA

2005

Perspectives on Design Award Show, Jaffe Friede Galleries at Dartmouth College, Hanover NH
17th Street Group Exhibition, Kansas City MO

PUBLIC EVENTS

2011

The Workshop, 5538 Dyer Street, Dallas TX
Fresh Glade, Dalls TX

2009

X-Mas Tree Toss, Easthampton NY

AWARDS, GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS

2010

ITI ThinkTank5 Fellowship

2009

CAA Professional Development Fellowship
Joan Mitchell Foundation 2009 MFA Grant
International Sculpture Center (ISC) Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award

2007-2009

Visual Arts Teaching Assistantship, Rutgers University

2004

Richter Research Grant (Dartmouth College)
Peter D. Smith Initiative Award (Dartmouth College)
Marcus Heiman-Martin Rosenthal ’56 Achievement Award (Dartmouth College)
2004 Perspectives On Design Award (Dartmouth College)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2010-2011

Adjunct Lecturer, Southern Methodist University – Courses Taught: Introduction to Drawing, Digital Foundations Lab
Adjunct Professor, Texas Christian University – Courses Taught: Sculpture; Design and Color

2008-2009

Drawing Instructor , Rutgers University

2007-2009

Papermaking Intern, Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, Rutgers University

2002

Drawing Teaching Assistant, Dartmouth College, Drawing, Spring

EDUCATION

2009

MFA, Visual Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

2004

BA, Studio Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

2007, 2003

Chautauqua Institution School of Art, Chautauqua , NY, Studio Art Studies

2001

American University, Corciano, Italy, Studio Art and Art History Studies

BIBLIOGRAPHY – PRINT & WEB

Studio Visit Magazine, Summer 2010
Studio Visit Magazine, Winter 2009
Sculpture Magazine, October, 2009

Inhabitat.com Porta Hedge: Mobile Artificial Hedge
Apartment Therapy The Porta Hedge
Smudge Studio Porta Hedge Observes–and Alters–Provincetown’s Celebrated Landscape
Community Arts Network The Porta Hedge Tours Yellowstone National Park
API News Porta Hedge in D.C. + Cross-Country Tour
Denver Post Artist Hangs Out in Mobile Hedge
UniqueDaily.com Mobile Artificial Hedge
Mother Nature Network Wonderful, Weird, and Wheeled
GreenMuze The Portable Hedge
Auto Motto Mobile Hedge Doubles as Spy Unit
The Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts APINEWS: Porta Hedge in D.C. + Cross-Country Tour

CAA Newsletter, March, 2009

Hong Kong Economic Journal, Conflux (Reprinted Online), Nicole Wong, September 18, 2008

Baltimore Sun Fake Forest Hides in Plain Site, Jill Rosen, July 17, 2008, pg. C1
Syndicated:
Delaware Online A Forest Grows in Downtown Baltimore, August 5, 2008
China Post Not Being Able to See the Art in the Forest For Artificial Trees, August 4, 2008
Philadelphia Inquirer If no one notices grove of fake trees, is it art?, Agust 2, 2008
Delaware Gardener Missing the Art in the Forest of FakeTrees, July 31, 2008
Chicago Tribune Fake forest hides in plain sight, July 17, 2008
Daily Press Fake forest hides in plain sight, July 17, 2008
Topix Fake forest hides in plain sight, July 17, 2008
Sun Sentinal Fake forest hides in plain sight, July 17, 2008
The CW4 Fake forest hides in plain sight, July 17, 2008