Shannon Christine Rankin is a New Mexico-based visual artist.
Solo exhibitions include Overview at the Roswell Museum and Art Center in Roswell, NM (2016), Fathom at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport, ME (2011) and Disperse/Displace at Gallery Voss in Düsseldorf, Germany (2010).
Rankin has been an artist in residence at the Studios at MASS MoCA (2017), the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program (2016-17), the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art (2011) and the Vermont Studio Center (2010). Awards and grants include the A.R.T. Fund Award from the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation (2014), the Good Idea Grant from the Maine Arts Commission (2010) and the CMCA Juror’s Award from the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (2010).
Select group exhibitions include Materiality: The Matter of Matter at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland, ME (2017), Water is Everything at Drive-By Projects in Watertown, MA (2017), Go Where the Map Takes You: The Intersection of Cartography and Creativity at the Osher Map Library in Portland, ME (2017), Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, NH (2017), Beyond Boundaries at the Flinn Gallery in Greenwich, CT (2015), Excavations at the New Art Center in Newton, Massachusetts (2015), and Art in the Embassies in Doha, Qatar (2014-2016).
Rankin was born in California and grew up in Vermont. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Maine College of Art and was a Maine-based artist for 20 years. She currently lives in New Mexico with her husband, artist Justin Richel.