Gallery Representation:
Whitespace Gallery

Awards and Recognitions

2018 Performance laboratory with Guillermo Gomez-Pena and La Pocha Nostra (1 of 20 participants chosen internationally), Penasco, New Mexico
Art on the Atlanta Beltline Project Grant
Creative Capital Professional Development workshop (awarded to selected Atlanta artists)
Vermont Studio Center residency, Full Fellowship
Andy Warhol Grant
Idea Capital Grant                                                                                                      
Scholarship for Rachel Rosenthal workshop, Doing by Doing, Los Angeles
Joseph Perrin Award for artistic merit
Winnie G. Chandler Scholarship for artistic development
Winnie G. Chandler Scholarship for artistic development

Selected Solo Exhibitions/Performances

The Other, Performance Installation, Huerto Roma Verde Festival, Mexico City

Indigenous Bodies, Moon Gallery, Berry College, Georgia

Maga, Performance Installation, Prospect 3+, The Nature of Now, New Orleans
The State of Magick/The Magickal State, Conference and performance symposium, Leicester, UK 
Waking Down, Performance/Exhibition and land installation, Gallery Protocol, Gainseville, FL     
Into this World, Performance/Exhibition, Beep Beep Gallery, Atlanta

Area 51 Presents: Alex Grey, Collaborative performance with Woven Tongues, The Quad, Atlanta
Second Coming, Video/performance collaboration with Neda Abghari for the Creatives Project, the Goat Farm Art Center, Atlanta                                                                                                               
Come in -- Out of the Darkness, Performance/Exhibition, Beta Pictoris, Birmingham

Supernatural Conductor, Performance and Exhibition, Atlanta Contemporary

The Politics of Shoes (Tree Ghost in Boston), Live Performance at MOBIUS, Boston
Axis Mundi, Remote Performance at Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon, Iceland
Tree Ghost in Iceland, Remote Performance in Black Desert and at Vatnajokull Glacier, Iceland
Monstrous Feminine at the Blue Lagoon, Remote Performance at the Blue Lagoon, Iceland
Monstrous Feminine in Mexico, Remote Performance in Coba and the Xpu Ha Jungle, Mexico

Tree Ghost in Georgia, Performance, Grant makers in the Arts Conference, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

This is Me. Be Careful. Exhibition of performance drawings, paintings, collages, and artifacts, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta

Artichoke, Performance for The Atlanta Biennial, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

Body Double, Performance/Exhibition, No Space Gallery, Seattle
Untitled (Sky is Fallen), Performance, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta
Rainbow Machine Performance Series, Georgia State University, Atlanta

Selected Group Exhibitions/Performances

2018 Public performance intervention with Guillermo Gomez-Pena and La Pocha Nostra, Taos, New Mexico
Breathtaking, inSPIRACJE International Visual Arts Festival, TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art, Szczecin, Poland
Medium, Zuckerman Museum, Kennesaw University

Performance tour of U.S. in collaboration with Lorraine Leckie. New York based singer/songwriter

Interstices, Art on the Atlanta Beltline, Performance collaboration with Jo Peace, Allen Welty-Green,
Susanna Green, and
Living Case, Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta

The Nature of Now, Performance Installation, Prospect 3+, New Orleans
Haunted, Film showcase, Winslow Garage, Los angeles
Haunted, Film showcase,  Marrickville Garage, Sidney, Australia
Curious Encounters 2, Festival of Interactive Performance (with the Nomadic Love Mesa), 7 Stages Theatre, Atlanta

Haunted, Cultural Alliance of Long Beach, Los Angeles

Approach, Lexington Art League, Lexington, Kentucky
ArtPadSF, represented by Beta Pictoris Gallery at the San Francisco Art Fair at the Phoenix Hotel ·
Another Green World, Beep Beep Gallery, Atlanta
Ikura, performance collaboration with the Woven Tongues, Goat Farm Art Center, Atlanta

Pulp, Beta Pictoris, Birmingham
Acting Out, Rowan University Art Gallery, New Jersey

4 Things Not To Talk About in the South: Sex, Race, Politics, Religion, Space One Eleven, Birmingham

Off the Strip, Las Vegas Contemporary Arts Center
Summer Guest House, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta
Traveling Video Show #1, Circulatory System, Unit B Gallery (San Antonio); Domy Books (Houston); Okay Mountain (Austin)
Trans Pecos Festival of Music and Love, El Cosmico, Marfa, TX
State of the Nation V Festival, New Orleans, Louisiana
Losing Yourself, Curated online art space (Cathy Byrd, Dr. Susan Richmond)

A-B(o)MB, Presented by Artoconecto, Art Basel (of) Miami Beach pre-Basel showcase at Bakehouse Arts Complex, Miami
Mergers and Acquisitions, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
LeFlash, for Nuit Blanche, Castleberry Hill Art District, Atlanta
Mirror For the 21st Century, BECA Gallery, New Orleans, International curator Helen Pheby of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK (Catalogue available)

The Atlanta Biennial, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
Viva La Frida, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta
Dreams Bright and Dark, StudioSwan, Serenbe, Georgia
Outmigration, Multimedia collaborative performance at Monkey Town, Brooklyn

Dark Whimsy, Timothy Tew Gallery, Atlanta
Drawing Voices, Georgia State University, Atlanta
Myth, Dream, Self, and Story, Temple Gallery, Atlanta
Body Double, Solo Performance/Exhibition, No Space Gallery, Seattle

March Winds and April Showers, Saved Gallery of Art and Craft, Brooklyn
Haute Grafix, No Space Gallery, Seattle
Women’s Caucus for Art National Juried Exhibition: Gender in Motion, 3Ten Haustudio, Atlanta (Catalogue available)
Little Things Mean a Lot, The Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta
Refusing to Dance Backwards, Spruill Gallery, Atlanta

Vanessa Beecroft Performance, Chelsea Piers, New York

Selected Bibliography

ArtsAtl, Review: Nature and the Meaning of Boundaries Explored in Poem 88's "Correspondences", July 27
Cobb Courier, Kennesaw's 'Medium' Transcends Metaphysical Boundaries, September 30

Viriditas: An Anthology of Contemporary Women Artists, Magpie Magazine Publications, United Kingdom
Contemporary Performance Almanac C2013, Contemporary Performance Publishers, New York
Logo Magazine, "Bodysuit"

Beautiful Decay, “Performance Artist Shana Robbins’ Fearless Feminine Rituals,” May
ArtsAtl, “Review: Shana Robbins puzzles us as she peers Into This World at Beep Beep Gallery, June

Contemporary Performance, “In Performance: Approach at Lexington Art League (Kentucky USA),” October
The Art Life: On Creativity and Career, book by Stuart Horodner, curator and artist

Noplaceness: Art in a Post-Urban Landscape (Atlanta Art Now), Inaugural biennial book
Renaissance Hotel Magazine, color reproduction, Supernatural Conductor performance at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

ArtReview, “Shana Robbins: Supernatural Conductor,” August
P'taah, Chris Brann, King Street Sounds/Nite Grooves, Performance photographs used for internationally released album cover and interior

Studio Visit, Volume 5, The Open Studios Press

Mirror For the 21st Century, Exhibition Catalogue

The New York Sun, “Sensory Overload,” June The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, “Creativity Rooted in Surroundings,” December
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, “Diverse Biennial an Awkward Mix,” June Second Place, a book of photographs by Jody Fausett

Art Papers Magazine, July/August (color reproduction)
Gender in Motion, WCA National Juried Exhibition Catalogue

New York Times Magazine, Vanessa Beecroft Performance, November


2007 Master of Fine Arts, Georgia State University

2005 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta

High Museum, Atlanta, Georgia
Matthew Davis, actor (The Vampire Diaries)
Mandarin Hotel, Miami, Florida
The One Only Kanuhura, Maldives
Steven Sebring, Film Director (Patti Smith: Dream of Life)

Teaching Experience
Teen Lounge collaborative floor drawing Workshop, High Museum, Atlanta, 2015
Adjunct Professor of Art • 2015-Present • Perimeter College of Georgia State University
Portrait Workshop teacher with teens (based on the paintings of Alex Katz): High Museum, Atlanta, 2014 ArtLab, Workshop on figurative painting, High Museum, Atlanta • September, 2014
Adjunct Professor of Foundation Studies, Painting, and Performance Art • 2009-2014 • Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta
Adjunct Professor of Foundation Studies and Introductory Studio (performance-based media and practices) • 2007-2009 and Present • Georgia State University
Adjunct Professor of Foundations and Life Drawing • 2008-2009 • Art Institute of Atlanta