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Shawn Bonsky
Philadelphia PA, 19104


Education

1998-2001
Florida State University. no degree

3 and 1/2 years of work towards a BFA in visual arts, as well as minors in mythology,
foreign film, philosophy, and political science. Left early to focus more on painting in New York City.

Exhibitions

2012
"There Are Creatures in the Wilderness"
Solo show at Green Line Cafe in Philadelphia PA (Jan 5 - Feb 28)

2011
"Yet to be Named Fashion Show"
Group show in Philadelphia PA (Aug 19)
"From Whence We Came"
Group show at Benna's Cafe in Philadelphia PA (July 8th - Aug 10)
"This is How Things Are"
Solo show at Beautiful Blooms Boutique in Philadelphia PA (May 12 - May 28)

2010
"The People We Know"
Group show curated by the artist at B2 cafe in Philadelphia PA (Dec 11 - Jan 8)
"The Things you Told Me About"
Solo show at Benna's Cafe in Philadelphia PA (Jun 11 - July 9)
"The Heart Show"
Group show in Philadelphia PA (Feb 14)

2009
"Salt Gallery Winter Show"
Group show at Salt Gallery in Philadelphia PA (Dec 2 - Jan 30)
"Benna's Cafe 5th Anniversary Show"
Group show at Benna's Cafe in Philadelphia PA (Oct 9th - Sept 6)
"Best of Benna's"
Group show at Benna's Cafe in Philadelphia PA (Apr 10 - May 8)
"The Heart Show"
Group show in Philadelphia PA (Feb 14)

2008
"The Philosophers Were Wrong"
Solo show at Benna's Cafe in Philadelphia PA (Aug 8 – Sep 11)
"This Show Does Not Exist"
Group show with Josie Newman at The Bean coffee shop In Philadelphia PA (May 14- June 11)

2007
"Looking Back"
Solo show at Conspiracy Showroom in Philadelphia PA (Nov 8 - Dec 6)
"Paper Pushers"
Group show at Gallery 1988 in San Fransisco CA (Oct 30 - Nov 11)
"Somebody Remembers"
Solo show at Benna's Cafe in Philadelphia PA (July 13 - Aug 8)
"Eyes Full of Lies"
Solo show at AllRise Gallery in Chicago IL (May 11- June 7)
"The Third Annual"
Group show at Padlock Gallery in Philadelphia PA (Apr 14 - May 5)
"Sometimes the Adventure is in Your Heart"
Solo show at Conspiracy Showroom in Philadelphia PA (Jan 11- Feb 11)

2006
"Antagonist Presents"
Group show at Niagara Bar in New York City NY (March 9)
"Burn353 Vs"
Group show at Coffee Xpresso in Litchfield Il (May 6 - June 4)
"Halloweaster"
Group show with Micheal Hall at New Space in Philadelphia PA (April 7)
"Danger! Danger!"
Group show at Niagara Bar In New York City NY (May 29th-June 29th)
"Boringbot vs Benna's II"
Solo show at Benna's Cafe in Philadelphia PA (July 13- August 9)
"The Perfect Man"
Group show at All Rise Gallery in Chicago Il (Sept 20 - Oct 11)
"Birds Still Fly in the Cold"
Solo show at Loo Gallery in Beckett MA (Sept 21 - Oct 20)
"Space 1026 Annual Art Auction"
Group show at Space 1026 in Philadelphia PA (Dec 15)

2005
"Antagonist Presents"
Group show at Niagara Bar in New York City NY (Feb 24)
"Whatever Huh"
Group show at Siberia Bar New York City (March 3)
"Lubrica Mi Vida"
Group show at Ashley Gallery in Philadelphia PA (May 6th - June 2)
"Boringbot vs Benna's I"
Solo show at Benna's Cafe in Philadelphia PA (June 17- July 13)
"Antagonist Presents"
Group show at Niagara Bar in New York City NY (July 14)

2004
"Sad Then Glad"
Solo show at Bar Koba in Hiroshima Japan (March 13-30)
"Space 1026 Annual Art Auction"
Group show at Space 1026 in Philadelphia PA (Dec 17)

2001
"Art vs. Rock, Rock Wins"
Solo show FSU BFA warehouse in Tallahassee Fl.

Media

2007
Philadelphia City Paper "Last Chance"


UWISHUNU.com "Thurs. Art Pick: Boringbot at Conspiracy Showroom" review of "Sometimes the Adventure is in your Heart" show



2005
FallonandRosof.com "Making it Happen" review of "Lubrica Mi Vida" show