Portfolio site of Bay Area sculptor and installation artist Shannon G. Wright.
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Holding Pattern

Holding Pattern

January, 2017

Galvanized steel pipe and found, chrome-plated turnstile

22.2 ft x 7.23 ft x 3 ft

Wall (After Marfa)

Wall (After Marfa)

Resin and steel hardware
Dimensions variable
2015

Wall (After Marfa)

Wall (After Marfa)

Resin and steel hardware
Dimensions variable
2015

 

Wall (After Marfa), detail.

Wall (After Marfa), detail.

Resin and steel hardware.
2015

ISTJ-A

ISTJ-A

2016
Acrylic
13.5" x 11" x 17"

ISTJ-A  and First of January (installation view)

ISTJ-A and First of January (installation view)

ISTJ-A
2016
Acrylic

First of January
2017
Acrylic and aluminum

Photo: Xian Wang

First of January and ISTJ-A, installation view

First of January and ISTJ-A, installation view

First of January
2017
Acrylic and aluminum

ISTJ-A
2016
Acrylic

Photo: Xian Wang

Horror Vacui

Horror Vacui

Drawing paper, chipboard, wire binding, misc.
30" x 20" x 8.5"
2014

Horror Vacui, detail

Horror Vacui, detail

Drawing paper, chipboard, wire binding, misc.
30" x 20" x 8.5"
2014

Form and Content (Internal Logic)

Form and Content (Internal Logic)

Object made of generative notes toward its own manufacture
College-ruled notebook paper, chipboard, aluminum binding coil, ink
15" x 21" x 10"
2014

Form and Content (Internal Logic), detail

Form and Content (Internal Logic), detail

Object made of generative notes toward its own manufacture
College-ruled notebook paper, chipboard, aluminum binding coil, ink
15" x 21" x 10"
2014

Folly (Colosseum of Rome) 2

Folly (Colosseum of Rome) 2

Archival dye-infused print on aluminum
27.7" x 37.4"
2014

 

Folly (Colosseum of Rome)

Folly (Colosseum of Rome)

Installation view on Monterey Rd and Tully Ave, San Jose
Galvanized steel pipe and fence hardware
88" x 141" x 116"
2014

 

Folly (Colosseum of Rome)

Folly (Colosseum of Rome)

Installation view at Mulherin + Pollard Projects, NYC
Galvanized steel pipe and fence hardware
88" x 141" x 116"
2014

 

Flourish and Folly

Flourish and Folly

Installation view at ADA Gallery, Virginia
October, 2014

Flourish (10th and Hedding)

Flourish (10th and Hedding)

Archival dye-infused print on aluminum.
16" x 24"
2014

 

Flourish (5th and Martha)

Flourish (5th and Martha)

Archival dye-infused print on aluminum.
16" x 24".
2014

 

Historic Preservationist Series (Heavy Equipment Tires)

Historic Preservationist Series (Heavy Equipment Tires)

Snaidhm Cheilteach (Celtic Knot)
After Irish cable knit patterns
Archival dye-infused print on aluminum, 30" x 28"
2014
With Brendan Coyle

 

 

Historic Preservationist Series (Heavy Equipment Tires)

Historic Preservationist Series (Heavy Equipment Tires)

Gireh Chini (knotted/ interlaced pattern)
After stone tiles in the Sircali Medrese, Konya, Turkey, 1240 AD
Archival dye-infused print on aluminum, 30" x 28"
2014
With Brendan Coyle

 

 

Historic Preservationist Series (Heavy Equipment Tires)

Historic Preservationist Series (Heavy Equipment Tires)

Ice-Ray (cracked-ice pattern) 
After Chinese window lattice patterns, Szechwan, 1850 AD
Archival dye-infused print on aluminum, 30" x 28"
2014
With Brendan Coyle

 

Historic Preservationist Series (Heavy Equipment Tires)

Historic Preservationist Series (Heavy Equipment Tires)

Parcham (Banner/flag pattern) 
After tiles in the Alcazar de Seville, Spain, 1364 AD
Archival dye-infused print on aluminum, 30" x 28"
2014
With Brendan Coyle

 

 

Mechanical Reproduction

Mechanical Reproduction

Installation view at Mulherin + Pollard Projects, NYC
Stamp (cast urethane rubber, neoprene, basswood, paint) and walls hand-stamped with latex paint.
Dimensions variable.
2012

 

Mechanical Reproduction

Mechanical Reproduction

Detail: Stamp
Cast black urethane rubber, neoprene, basswood, paint
14" x 14" x 14"
2012

 

Mechanical Reproduction

Mechanical Reproduction

Installation view at Mulherin + Pollard Projects, NYC
Stamp (cast urethane rubber, neoprene, basswood, paint) and walls hand-stamped with latex paint.
Dimensions variable
2012

 

 

Chronicle (proposal for Humvee tire)

Chronicle (proposal for Humvee tire)

Cast black urethane rubber, hanging hardware
72" x 12" x 1"
2008/2009

 

Chronicle (proposal for Humvee tire)

Chronicle (proposal for Humvee tire)

Cast black urethane rubber, hanging hardware
72" x 12" x 1"
2008/2009

 

Chronicle (proposal for Humvee tire)

Chronicle (proposal for Humvee tire)

2008, redone with Brendan Coyle in 2014
Archival dye-infused print on aluminum
30" x 28"
2014

 

 

Feral Fence

Feral Fence

Installation view at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, Vermont
Galvanized and zinc-plated steel, chain link fencing, barbed wire
12.5 ft high x 80 ft long
2007
Photograph: David O'Rourke

 

Feral Fence

Feral Fence

Installation view at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, Vermont
Galvanized and zinc-plated steel, chain link fencing, barbed wire
12.5 ft high x 80 ft long
2007
Photograph: David O'Rourke

 

Feral Fence

Feral Fence

Installation view at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, Vermont
Galvanized and zinc-plated steel, chain link fencing, barbed wire
12.5 ft high x 80 ft long
2007
Photograph: Jonathan Brilliant

 

Holding Pattern

January, 2017

Galvanized steel pipe and found, chrome-plated turnstile

22.2 ft x 7.23 ft x 3 ft

Wall (After Marfa)

Resin and steel hardware
Dimensions variable
2015

Wall (After Marfa)

Resin and steel hardware
Dimensions variable
2015

 

Wall (After Marfa), detail.

Resin and steel hardware.
2015

ISTJ-A

2016
Acrylic
13.5" x 11" x 17"

ISTJ-A and First of January (installation view)

ISTJ-A
2016
Acrylic

First of January
2017
Acrylic and aluminum

Photo: Xian Wang

First of January and ISTJ-A, installation view

First of January
2017
Acrylic and aluminum

ISTJ-A
2016
Acrylic

Photo: Xian Wang

Horror Vacui

Drawing paper, chipboard, wire binding, misc.
30" x 20" x 8.5"
2014

Horror Vacui, detail

Drawing paper, chipboard, wire binding, misc.
30" x 20" x 8.5"
2014

Form and Content (Internal Logic)

Object made of generative notes toward its own manufacture
College-ruled notebook paper, chipboard, aluminum binding coil, ink
15" x 21" x 10"
2014

Form and Content (Internal Logic), detail

Object made of generative notes toward its own manufacture
College-ruled notebook paper, chipboard, aluminum binding coil, ink
15" x 21" x 10"
2014

Folly (Colosseum of Rome) 2

Archival dye-infused print on aluminum
27.7" x 37.4"
2014

 

Folly (Colosseum of Rome)

Installation view on Monterey Rd and Tully Ave, San Jose
Galvanized steel pipe and fence hardware
88" x 141" x 116"
2014

 

Folly (Colosseum of Rome)

Installation view at Mulherin + Pollard Projects, NYC
Galvanized steel pipe and fence hardware
88" x 141" x 116"
2014

 

Flourish and Folly

Installation view at ADA Gallery, Virginia
October, 2014

Flourish (10th and Hedding)

Archival dye-infused print on aluminum.
16" x 24"
2014

 

Flourish (5th and Martha)

Archival dye-infused print on aluminum.
16" x 24".
2014

 

Historic Preservationist Series (Heavy Equipment Tires)

Snaidhm Cheilteach (Celtic Knot)
After Irish cable knit patterns
Archival dye-infused print on aluminum, 30" x 28"
2014
With Brendan Coyle

 

 

Historic Preservationist Series (Heavy Equipment Tires)

Gireh Chini (knotted/ interlaced pattern)
After stone tiles in the Sircali Medrese, Konya, Turkey, 1240 AD
Archival dye-infused print on aluminum, 30" x 28"
2014
With Brendan Coyle

 

 

Historic Preservationist Series (Heavy Equipment Tires)

Ice-Ray (cracked-ice pattern) 
After Chinese window lattice patterns, Szechwan, 1850 AD
Archival dye-infused print on aluminum, 30" x 28"
2014
With Brendan Coyle

 

Historic Preservationist Series (Heavy Equipment Tires)

Parcham (Banner/flag pattern) 
After tiles in the Alcazar de Seville, Spain, 1364 AD
Archival dye-infused print on aluminum, 30" x 28"
2014
With Brendan Coyle

 

 

Mechanical Reproduction

Installation view at Mulherin + Pollard Projects, NYC
Stamp (cast urethane rubber, neoprene, basswood, paint) and walls hand-stamped with latex paint.
Dimensions variable.
2012

 

Mechanical Reproduction

Detail: Stamp
Cast black urethane rubber, neoprene, basswood, paint
14" x 14" x 14"
2012

 

Mechanical Reproduction

Installation view at Mulherin + Pollard Projects, NYC
Stamp (cast urethane rubber, neoprene, basswood, paint) and walls hand-stamped with latex paint.
Dimensions variable
2012

 

 

Chronicle (proposal for Humvee tire)

Cast black urethane rubber, hanging hardware
72" x 12" x 1"
2008/2009

 

Chronicle (proposal for Humvee tire)

Cast black urethane rubber, hanging hardware
72" x 12" x 1"
2008/2009

 

Chronicle (proposal for Humvee tire)

2008, redone with Brendan Coyle in 2014
Archival dye-infused print on aluminum
30" x 28"
2014

 

 

Feral Fence

Installation view at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, Vermont
Galvanized and zinc-plated steel, chain link fencing, barbed wire
12.5 ft high x 80 ft long
2007
Photograph: David O'Rourke

 

Feral Fence

Installation view at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, Vermont
Galvanized and zinc-plated steel, chain link fencing, barbed wire
12.5 ft high x 80 ft long
2007
Photograph: David O'Rourke

 

Feral Fence

Installation view at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, Vermont
Galvanized and zinc-plated steel, chain link fencing, barbed wire
12.5 ft high x 80 ft long
2007
Photograph: Jonathan Brilliant

 

Holding Pattern
Wall (After Marfa)
Wall (After Marfa)
Wall (After Marfa), detail.
ISTJ-A
ISTJ-A  and First of January (installation view)
First of January and ISTJ-A, installation view
Horror Vacui
Horror Vacui, detail
Form and Content (Internal Logic)
Form and Content (Internal Logic), detail
Folly (Colosseum of Rome) 2
Folly (Colosseum of Rome)
Folly (Colosseum of Rome)
Flourish and Folly
Flourish (10th and Hedding)
Flourish (5th and Martha)
Historic Preservationist Series (Heavy Equipment Tires)
Historic Preservationist Series (Heavy Equipment Tires)
Historic Preservationist Series (Heavy Equipment Tires)
Historic Preservationist Series (Heavy Equipment Tires)
Mechanical Reproduction
Mechanical Reproduction
Mechanical Reproduction
Chronicle (proposal for Humvee tire)
Chronicle (proposal for Humvee tire)
Chronicle (proposal for Humvee tire)
Feral Fence
Feral Fence
Feral Fence