Shannon Wright was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and raised in Sydney, Australia. She earned her BFA in Sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University and her MFA in Time Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. From 1996 to 2002, she taught and made art while running the Woodshop at Columbia College, Chicago. Since 2002, Shannon has taught at San Jose State University, where she is coordinator of the Spatial Art program. She spends between six months and two years researching and tackling a new material and process for each of her projects.
To see process pictures of artwork, go to http://shannongwright.blogspot.com