Title: R5 Hanging 7
Medium: Photography, digital processing, handmade paper, custom printing
Shenal received her BFA in Studio Art (Photography and Cinema) from Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio and her MFA in Studio Art (Photography) from Arizona State University, Tempe. Her work is largely autobiographical and references mining in an Appalachian coal camp. She is currently Adjunct Faculty at Mesa Community College in Arizona and Artist-in-Residence at the Oregon College of Art and Craft in Portland, Oregon.
Her selected exhibitions include: Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, Hoffman Gallery, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, Oregon, 1996; Summer Exhibition, Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1996; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Experimental Gallery, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, 1995; Virtuosity: Juried CD-Rom project, Art Communication International, Philadelphia, 1995; Arizona Biennial, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, 1995; Gallery Artists, DeCompression / Satellite Gallery, Phoenix, 1994; Anne Atler Benefit Exhibition, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, 1994; Small Works, Elaine Horwitch Gallery, Scottsdale, 1994; Healing Grief, Galeria Mesa, Mesa, Arizona, 1993; and Print Invitational '92, Burke Art Gallery, Denison University, Granville, Ohio, 1992.