shannon smiley


Shannon paints the urban landscape inspired by Romantic traditions of looking closely at the tension between the natural and the built environments.
Shannon completed a Fine Art Degree (with Honours) at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2007 and has since been exhibiting in commercial galleries in Melbourne and Adelaide.
He was awarded winner of the John Leslie Art Prize for landscape painting in 2014 and has been a finalist in the Metro Art Prize, John Glover Art Prize and is currently artist in residence at Ballilla Mansion in Brighton.

Shannon has taught painting techniques at the Victorian University Tafe and intensive painting courses at Melbourne University.