Gwen Shockey received her MFA from Pratt Institute in 2017. Her work has been exhibited nationally and in New York City venues such as A.I.R. Gallery, Equity Gallery, and The Leslie Lohman Museum, which recently acquired three of her pieces into their permanent collection. Gwen was interviewed for the Huffington Post's "Gay Voices" column in 2013 about her artwork. She has been a member of a cooperative gallery called Amos Eno in Bushwick since 2013 where she serves as the secretary of the Board and as the gallery's Nonprofit Events Coordinator. She is an adjunct professor in the Fine Arts Department at Connecticut College where she teaches printmaking and drawing. 

Selected Solo Shows

2017 Sites of Love and Fascination: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Pratt Studio Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2015 The Hand Inventory Project, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014 The Continuation of Life, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Group Shows

2017 Expanded Visions: Fifty Years of Collecting, The Leslie Lohman Museum, New York, NY

2017 Some Assembly Required, Thorndike Gallery at Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

2016 Like Smoke, Equity Gallery, New York, NY

2015 Idle Idol, Pratt Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015 All At Once, Steuben Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015 Who's Afraid of Feminism?, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014 Out on 9, Reynolds Fine Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

2014 In/Visible PRIDE, Open House SoHo, New York, NY

2014 State of Being, RSI Bank, Rahway, NJ

2014 WagMag Annual Benefit Exhibition, Kunsthalle Galapagos Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014 Past/Forward, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Art in a Box Exhibition to Benefit at Risk Women and Children Internationally, Pelavin Gallery, New York, NY

2013 First Annual World Sexual Health Day, The Cutting Room, New York, NY

2013 Two Walls and a Floor, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

2012 Art in a Box Exhibition to Benefit at Risk Women and Children Internationally, Pelavin Gallery, New York, NY

2012 Papercuts and Pinpricks, The Walkway at reBar, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Uncensored: Queer Art and the Church, Leslie/Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY

2011 Art in a Box Exhibition to Benefit at Risk Women and Children Internationally, Pelavin Gallery, New York, NY

2011 Perfect Ten, SHAG, Brooklyn, NY

2010 7th Annual International Juried Exhibition, The Shore Institute for Contemporary Art, Longbranch, NJ

2010 New Alumni Work, The Waldorf School of Princeton, Princeton, NJ

2010 Wish You Were Here 9, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY

2010 Transmutations, Manwaring Gallery, JTC Gallery, and Atrium Gallery, Cummings Art Center, Connecticut College, New London, CT


Connecticut College Collection, New London, CT

Leslie Lohman Museum of Art, New York, NY

Curatorial Work

2014, In/Visible PRIDE, Open House SoHo, New York, NY

2011, Perfect Ten, SHAG, Brooklyn, NY


2015, Who's Afraid of Feminism?, Women's Caucus for Arts and A.I.R. Gallery, published June 1, 2015, curated by Catherine Morris

2013, Huffington Post, Gay Voices, Gwen Shockey Talks LGBT Fairy Tales and Finding Inspiration in the Lesbian Hookup Scene,


2010, Connecticut College Undergraduate Honors Thesis, Styles of the Flesh: Considerations on Body Identity and Representing the Unclothed Woman in Fine Art


2016, OxBow School of Art, Saugatuck, Michigan 

2012, Nowhere Studios, Paonia, Colorado

2009, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Blue Hill, Maine