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FARR AiR Shawn O’Hagan: eventually I forgot the rules.

On September 17th, 2020 Shawn O’Hagan hosted a causally Q&A following the premiere of her video, eventually, I forgot the rules. Below you will find the 12-minute video of Shawn sharing her journey as an artist along with a recording of the Q&A session.

Shawn O’Hagan was born in Toronto and moved to Newfoundland in 1975. She lives and works on the west coast of the island, dividing her time between her house in Corner Brook and her cabin in the Bay of Islands. She has a BFA from the University of Guelph, a B.Ed in Art from the University of Toronto and a MFA  from the University of Waterloo.  She has worked with many processes and materials and for the past 15 years has concentrated mostly on textiles. She has exhibited her work in solo and group shows, mostly in the Maritimes, and her work can be found in many collections including the Canada Council Art Bank.