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Shawn McNulty is a prolific visual fine artist from Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has been working professionally for the past twenty years from his Northeast Minneapolis studio. This comprehensive official website serves as an archive to view his body of work. It’s also a robust e-commerce store to purchase his original abstract paintings for sale. His refreshing approach to creativity has inspired artists all over the world. Shawn was one of the founding members of Rosalux Gallery (Minnesota’s longest running artist cooperative gallery) and was an active member from 2002-2021. McNulty’s abstract paintings can be found in notable collections including President Bill Clinton, Peyton Manning, US Bank Stadium, Emerson, UBS Financial, Paramount Pictures, Bellagio Hotel & Casino, and General Mills. Check out the menu above to navigate the website sections including originals, blog, about, faq, archive and contact. Abstract painting can be difficult to comprehend. Usually, people tend to overthink it. Check out his abstract art definition.
Recent Exhibitions and News
My painting Crescendo is on exhibit at the MSP airport from June to December of 2022 in a group exhibition titled Chroma: A Spectrum of Beauty. The exhibition is in the Concourse C Gallery found in Terminal 1.
I had a fun and impromptu art talk with musician Ryan Adams on his Instagram live feed, or as he would call it, life feed.
MPR Art Hounds (Minnesota Public Radio) featured my art in February 2021. You can listen to the segment and read about it here.
My painting Meteor was on exhibit at the MSP airport during all of 2021. The Art of Abstraction, co-curated by Ta-Coumba Tyrone Aiken and Sarah Nicole Knutson, showcases the work of 13 NEMAA artists. The exhibition is located by Gate H10 in Terminal 2.
Check out four random original paintings currently available below. Each one is just waiting to find the perfect home even though my studio is super cozy with ample plants, toys, records, and a small movie theater that is typically playing art documentaries and 80s music videos. Head over to my originals section to dive deeper (back to 2008) into my art and its evolution. I also have an extensive prints section with many options of past and present art to browse.
Selected Press Clippings
Minnesota Original came to my studio to film a segment about my artistic process on an unusually warm January day in 2012. MN Original, made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the Citizens of Minnesota, celebrates Minnesota’s creative community. This award-winning weekly series (produced by Twin Cities PBS) captures authentic expressions of the creative process to promote a deeper understanding of the arts. They captured some great time-lapse footage of my creation of Alligator.