MFA in Photography from Rochester Institute of Technology
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA
About Shannon Johnstone
Shannon Johnstone received her BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and MFA in photography from Rochester Institute of Technology. She is the recipient of numerous awards including "Pause, To Begin" artist, Critical Mass Top 50 (2009, 2010), and Honorable Mention in Lens Culture’s 2010 International Exposure Awards, and 2014 Review Santa Fe 100. Her most recent project "Landfill Dogs" was a 2013 Critical Mass Finalist, and "Best in Show" winner at "Puppy Love 2014". "Landfill Dogs" has been featured in national and international exhibitions and magazines, and was most notably on "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" (December 2013). Johnstone is a tenured Associate Professor at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC.