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Colour enthusiast  /

transformer of spaces

Artist Statement

 

I use pattern and bold colour to depict an interpretation of the things I find most beautiful.

 

Shannon Crees lives and works in Sydney, Australia.

An accomplished international artist, she creates works on canvas and paints large scale murals both locally and internationally. 

She was the only Australian artist included in the high profile line up of ‘the best graffiti artists in the world’ at ‘Banksy’s Cans Festival 2’ in London. Painted murals for Sheffield’s international mural festival in Tasmania and Outpost: ‘the southern hemispheres’ biggest Street art festival’ on Cocatoo Island. Was the winner of Leichhardt councils’ 'Wall to Wall' competition, with an 80 square meter mural.

She was invited by the Chinese Government to perform a Street art demonstration in China and has painted live for audiences from London to Dubai. 

 

Shannon featured in ‘Cut back doco’, ‘the china project’ and such television shows such as ‘Getaway’, ‘The Apprentice’, on SBS and was profiled on the art segment of the ABC News covering her international mural painting. 

 

She is currently painting two unique paths through the contemporary street and fine art landscapes. 

Her artworks have been displayed in the MCA for Australian Fashion week and in Sydney's town Hall. She has been a finalist in the Portia Geach, Salon des Refusés and Waringah art prizes.

Her artworks on canvas are held in private collections around the world.