Corran Shrimpton – Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition – December 2020

Corran Shrimpton is the 3-Dimensional Artist Spotlight winning artist for the month of December 2020. She is an award-winning artist based in Illinois, USA.

Corran’s Solo Art Exhibition will be featured on the website for the month of December 2020. The gallery will promote Corran and her work on the Fusion Art website, individual online press releases to hundreds of outlets, email blasts to over 5,500+ buyers, collectors, galleries and art professionals, in online event calendars, art news websites and through the gallery’s extensive social media outlets.  Fusion Art’s objective is to promote the Artist Spotlight winning artists, worldwide, to art professionals, gallerists, collectors and buyers.

Please read Corran’s Biography and Artist Statement below as she describes her history and inspiration in her own words. Scroll to the bottom of the page to see her exhibition.

If you are interested in purchasing any of these award-winning pieces, or to see more of Corran’s work, please visit her website.

Also, please visit Fusion Art’s YouTube Channel to see Corran’s Solo Art Exhibition Video.

Thank you to all the artists who participated in the Artist Spotlight competition and congratulations to Corran and the other Artist Spotlight winning artists.

Artist Biography

Corran Shrimpton is from Syracuse, NY and received her BFA with a minor in Philosophy from Alfred University. She is the recipient of the Lisa Elwell Ceramic Artist Endowed Encouragement Award and has exhibited throughout the US. She has worked at the Saratoga Clay Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, NY and the Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach, FL as the Sculpture Artist in Residence and is currently an Artist in Residence at Lillstreet Art Center in Chicago, IL.

Artist Statement

By combining the familiarity of the human form with unexpected elements, I make figurative ceramic sculptures that contend with the classical definition of the genre. My work externalizes and distorts emotion, inviting the viewer to investigate, empathize, and connect with it from a new perspective. My sculptures speak about that which people don’t often talk about in everyday pleasant conversation or advertise on social media. I am inspired by the quiet intimate moments one experiences in solitude. These are often emotional experiences related to anxiety and depression but also universal states such as loss, longing, hope and even boredom. By externalizing these feelings through countenance, distortion, and symbolic textures, I create sculptures that prompt the viewer to reexamine the relationship between their own physical body and emotional interiority.

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