SHAN Wallace

EDUCATION 2011, Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Bowie State University

AWARDS

2018

Awarded 2nd Place for Small Outlet Feature of “Losing Conner’s Mind” by Association of Health Care Journalists'

2017

Voted ‘Best Solo Exhibition: Ain’t I A Woman’ by Baltimore Beat

2016

Voted ‘Best Photographer’ in Baltimore City by CityPaper

Nominated ‘Innovative Creative of the Year’, by Technical.ly Baltimore

Top Ten Local Books by Citypaper  

Solo Exhibitions  

2017

Ain’t I a Woman, Platform Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland

With Love, From Cuba, Jubliee Arts Center, Baltimore, Maryland

With Love, From Baltimore, Marianao Arts Center, Marianao, Cuba

2016

Black Seeds, Impact Hub, Baltimore, Maryland

BLVKBLUE, Red Emma’s Bookstore & Coffee Shop, Baltimore, Maryland

Selected Exhibitions

2018

We Rise LA, We Rise Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Reflections of Baltimore, Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Baltimore, Maryland

2017

Baldamor, Okay Space, Brooklyn, New York

Tell the Truth About Me, Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center, Prince George’s County, Maryland

People4People, Gallery CA, Baltimore, Maryland

Development Without Displacement, Chesapeake Arts Center, Baltimore, Maryland

The Art of Storytelling, Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center, Baltimore, Maryland

VISITING ARTIST / LECTURES / PANELS

2018, visiting artist and lecturer - Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

2018, visiting artist and lecturer - Stevenson University, Baltimore, Maryland

2017, visiting artist and lecturer - Trinity University, Washington, D.C

2016 panel discussion - Columbia Law School - New York, New York

2016 panel discussion - Wolly Mammoth Theater - Washington D.C

PRESS

Photographer Shan Wallace describes her ideal shoot, The Baltimore Sun, 2018

Baltimore street photographers share tips for improving your Instagram game and capturing the city, The Baltimore Sun, 2018

Shan Wallace uses the art of photography to deal with a problem of racial visibility, Red Bull, 2018

Winners of 2017 Health Journalism Awards, Association of Health Care Journalists, 2018

Best Solo Show: “Ain’t I A Woman,” Shan at Platform Gallery, City Paper, 2017

What City Bus Systems Can Tell Us About Race, Poverty, and Us, The Washington Post, 2017

An Exhibit Celebrating Black Women Exclusively Arrives In A D.C. Suburb, Essence, 2017

Top Ten Baltimore Books of 2016, City Paper, 2017

These 25 Images Celebrating Black Love Will Melt Your Heart, Okayafrica, 2017

Best Photographer: Shannon Wallace, City Paper, 2016

Close Up Baltimore tells city's story one photo at a time, WBAL, 2016

Contributed Publications

Vashti Harrison on Why Representation Matters, Brooklyn Magazine, 2018

I Got a Story To Tell: Angela Yee Got the Juice, Brooklyn Magazine, 2018

The Sex Issue, The Baltimore Beat, 2018

The Views from a Transcendent Afropunk Weekend in Johannesburg, Noisey, 2018

Losing Conner’s Mind, The Atavist Magazine, 2018

My first week in Donald Trump’s America: There’s work to be done, but we gon’ be alright, Salon, 2016

YBS Skola Is Giving Baltimore Bangers and Hope Again, Noisey, 2016

The Death of Freddie Gray: One Year Later, The Afro American Newspaper, 2016