toy show /co-curator



museum presentation


July  All Black and White, International Balloon Museum Gallery, curated by Rachel Moore and Augustine Romero
October  Arts Thirve, Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, International Juried exhibition

Select Solo:
2020 University of New Mexico Health Sciences Art Program /Jonathan Abrams MD Art Gallery
                   The Serpent in the Stream - works in ink by Shawn Turung
 2013 Exhibit/208Loaded, Albuquerque
 2009 Blossom Street Gallery,Theory, Houston, TX
 2008 Box Gallery loft, Selections from the Infinity and Optic Series, Santa Fe, NM
 2007 Exhibit/208, New Work, Albuquerque, NM

 2005 Harwood Art Center, Minions, Albuquerque , NM
 1989 The Long Island Museum of Fine Art, Shawn Turung, curated by Eleanor Flomenhaft, Long Island, New York


2017 City of Santa Fe Community Gallery @ the Santa Fe Convention Center, Red Book, Santa Fe, NM
2015 Center for Contemporary Arts18 Days, juried, New Mexico Committee of the National Foundation in the Arts,
Santa Fe, NM
2010 Texas National, juror: Judy Pfaff, Cole Art Center, Nacadoches, TX
2009 The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Biennial Southwest, juror: Neal Benezra, MOMA, San Francisco
2008 The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Biennial Southwest, juror: Dr. Stephanie Hanor, chief curator,
San Diego, MOCA
2005 The New Mexico Museum of Fine ArtsOriginals 2005, Santa Fe, NM
2004 Santa Fe Gallery @ the Santa Fe Convention Center, Pollination, Santa Fe, NM


2018 Harwood Art CenterPrelude
2017 Harwood Art Center, XING!, public art installation by Stephanie Lerma and Shawn Turung, Albuquerque, NM
2017 Luanem GalleryArt Jams, Albuquerque, NM
2016 South Broadway Cultural Center, The Bomb - part of
On The Map: Unfolding Albuquerque Art+Design
2016 Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Minatures and More / fea. MORE artist, Albuquerque, NM
2016 Luanem, Fresh Paint, Albuquerque
2015 Women in Creativity, Pictures of You, Farm and Table, Albuquerque, NM
2015 Page Coleman Gallery, Wild+Life, curated by Page Coleman and Margo Geist
2013 Harwood Art Center, Prelude, Albuquerque
2010 The Albuquerque Museum of Art and HistoryAlbuquerque Now, curated by Andrew Conners, Albuquerque
2009 Open Space Gallery, Nation, Albuquerque
2003 Site Santa Fe, Monothon 18, Santa Fe
1998 Sally Sprout Gallery, group show, Houston, TX      
1988 Randolph Street Gallery, The Poetry of Motion, Chicago

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2019 Exhibit/208: co-Curator / The Toy Show: a celebration of art inspired by toys
2018 April Price Projects Gallery, Views From the Beach, Albuquerque
2017 African American Arts Pavillion, A Map of My Own - curated by Bernalillo County arts program, Albuquerque, NM
2017 April Price Projects Gallery, STUDIO she, Albuquerque, NM

2017 City of Santa Community Gallery @ the SF Convention Center, Spectacle
2017 Harwood Art Center, HOME - an exhibtion by the s(and) collective

2016 Exhibit/208, Intersections: sculptures by Gary Wellman - mixed media works by Shawn Turung, Albuquerque, NM
2016 New Concepts Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2016 Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Minatures and More
2015 City Santa Fe Community Gallery @ the SF Convention Center, Breaking the Block, invitational, Santa Fe, NM
2014 Harwood Art Center, main gallery/ Finding Reason, Shawn Turung and Maude Andrade, Albuquerque, NM
2012 The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Miniatures and More, fea. MORE artist, Albuquerque, NM
2007 Page Coleman Gallery, Grand re-Opening - Albuquerque, NM
Exhibit 208, s(and) an Introduction, Albuquerque, NM
Katrina Lasko Gallery, Sensual or Erotic, Bernalillo, NM          
2005 Inpost Artspace, Inpost Curators, Albuquerque, NM
Blossom Street GalleryNew Artists, Houston
2004 Weyrich Gallery, The Power of Art, Albuquerque, NM

Exhibit/208, TONDO, s(and) collective, Albuquerque, NM
Rivera Peterson Gallery, Equinox - Ricardo Chavez Mendez, Shawn Turung and Adrian Martinez, Albuquerque, NM
2002 Scaravelli Gallery, Radius, Cleveland, OH
2001 Koelsch Gallery, way cool, Houston, TX

Community Donations & Contributions:
Kitchen Angels - supporting people without homes and food insecurity in New Mexico
Harwood 12 x 12 - supporting Harwood Art Center
Roadrunner Food Bank - supporting food insecurity in New Mexico
Ornament Auction - supporting the University of New Mexico, Art Museum

Astroid Project / Houston, TX

Friends for Life / Fundraising gala event art auction for NM AIDS Services, 2004-2006
Bernalillo County Arts Board / district representative, 2011-2016,  Chair,  2016-2017

Curatorial & Judicial
Metro Youth Art Exhibit - Judge for Mixed Media category / Public High School Art / 2008 - 2013, 2015, 2016
Inpost Art Space, curator: 2004 - 2007

Plush, curator, South Broadway Cultural Center / September, 2012
Toy Show, curator,  Exhibit/208  / December, 2019

Working Classroom / mixed media painting 2001 -2002
Albuquerque Museum of Art and History / art school 2003-2006
Harwood Art Center / studio arts drawing and painting 2002-2005
                                    Art Camp, 2011-2017
                                    Youth Mural Project, 2013-2017
Art and Design College / 20c Art History, 2005-2007
Arte' Encatado / 2014, 2015
Albuquerque Bio Park / Summer Art Program  2013-2015

Group Affiliations
s(and) art collective
Studio She
Mother Art collective



    Women in Creativity / cover image


Select Publications
2017 New American Painters - interview by Diana Gaston, director of the Tamarind Institute and arts critic
2010 Pasatiempo, Santa Fe New Mexican arts magazine
2007 Albuquerque Tribune, review by Nancy Salem - fine art collector and arts critic  

NEA grant
AIA award for children’s museum design
Gold Key award for painting and drawing
Presidential scholar