Curatorial & Judicial

Inpost Art Space, Curator: 2004 - 2007

Metro Youth Art Exhibit - Judge for Mixed Media Fine Art / 2008 - 2013, 2015 - 2016

Albuquerque Academy - Invitational Portfolio Review and Critique / 2009

South Broadway Cultural Center - Plush, Curator / September, 2012

April Price Projects Gallery - Studio She, co-Curator / 2017

Exhibit/208 - Toy Show, co-Curator / December, 2019


Bernalillo County Arts Board / Chair, 2016 - 2017 / district representative, 2011 - 2016

Friends for Life / Fundraising gala event art auction for NM AIDS Services, 2004 - 2006

Community Donations & Contributions

Kitchen Angels - supporting home and food insecurity in New Mexico

Harwood 12 x 12 - supporting the Harwood Art Center

Heart Gallery of New Mexico Foundation

Roadrunner Food Bank - supporting food insecurity in New Mexico

Ornament Auction - supporting the University of New Mexico, Art Museum

Asteroid Project / Houston, TX


All Black and White - STEAM Artist, facilitating STEAM based artistic programming:

Albuquerque International Balloon Museum, 2022

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 / adult, 2002 - 2005 Art Camp, 2011 - 2017

Youth Mural Project, 2013 - 2017

Art and Design College / 20c Art History, 2005 - 2007 Guest Artist / La Queva High School / 2006

Guest Artist / Sandia High School / 2009, 2010, 2011

Arte' Encatado, City of Albuquerque / 2014 - 2016 Albuquerque Bio Park /

Summer Art Program 2013 - 2015




June - July, Simplicity, Robert M. Ellis Trust and Curated Creative Studio, Albuquerque, NM

group exhibiton

May - July, Monothon 23, Santa Fe Community Gallery, Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM


December - January 1, 2023, Regalos, Hecho Gallery, Santa Fe, regional juried exhibition

January - December, 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/208, Loaded, 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, NY


2017 City of Santa Fe Community Gallery @ the Santa Fe Convention Center, Red Book, Santa Fe, NM

2015 Center for Contemporary Arts, 18 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 Arts, Originals 2005, Santa Fe, NM

2004 Santa Fe Gallery @ the Santa Fe Convention Center, Pollination, Santa Fe, NM


2018 Harwood Art Center, Prelude

2017 Harwood Art Center, XING!, public art installation by Stephanie Lerma and Shawn Turung, Albuquerque, NM

2017 Luanem Gallery, Art Jams, Albuquerque, NM

2016 New Concepts Gallery, Santa Fe, 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 History,

Albuquerque 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

Select Group:

2019 Exhibit/208: The Toy Show: a celebration of art inspired by toys - concept and co-curator

2018 April Price Projects Gallery, Views From the Beach, Albuquerque

2017 African American Arts Pavilion, 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 exhibition 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 Exhibit/208, TONDO, s(and) collective, Albuquerque, NM

2016 Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Miniatures and More

2015 Exhibit 208, s(and) an Introduction, Albuquerque, NM

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,

featured MORE artist, Albuquerque, NM

2007 Page Coleman Gallery, Grand re-Opening - Albuquerque, NM

2005 Katrina Lasko Gallery, Sensual or Erotic, Bernalillo, NM

2005 Inpost Artspace, Inpost Curators, Albuquerque, NM

2004 Weyrich Gallery, The Power of Art, Albuquerque, NM

2006 Rivera Peterson Gallery, Equinox - Ricardo Chavez Mendez, Shawn Turung and Adrian Martinez, Albuquerque, NM

2003 Blossom Street Gallery, New Artists, Houston

2002 Scaravelli Gallery, Radius, Cleveland, OH

2001 Koelsch Gallery, way cool, Houston, TX

1989 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, fellowship exhibition


Group Affiliations

s(and) art collective

Studio She

Mother Art collective

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

Select Awards

NEAA grant

AIA award for children’s museum design

Presidential Scholar, finalist

National Gold Key award for painting National Gold Key award for drawing