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Chrome to Canvas Exhibit and Reception



Fri Sep 8, 2017

"Chrome to Canvas” - A Solo Art Exhibition by Realist Vehicle Painter, Shannon “Shan” Fannin

Come to the opening reception of "Chrome to Canvas” and meet artist Shannon Fannin!

Shannon “Shan” Fannin is an award winning vehicle painter known for her dynamic and colorful realist acrylic paintings. The Link & Pin Art Gallery have selected Shan’s work for a solo exhibition featuring her large scale cars, motorcycles, and airplanes from the late-1960’s and earlier. Her unique combination of vibrant color, and 90% realism/10% abstraction formula bring these vintage vehicles to life. Each painting a visual feast and a trip back in time.

ABOUT THE ARTIST: Shannon “Shan” Fannin lives in Austin, Texas. Her work has shown in galleries throughout the U.S. including the Salmagundi Club, Petri Fine Art, and Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. She is a member of the International Guild of Realism, American Women Artists, and National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society. She was one of the 13 international finalists for the 2017 Artslant Georgia Fee Paris Residency. Shan is also a guest writer for magazines Artists on Art, Create!, Where Women Work - Business, and StudioVox. You can see more of Shan’s artwork at or reach her through email at

Opening Reception:
Friday, September 8, 2017, 5:30-8pm
Exhibition Runs: September 1- October 1, 2017

Location: Link & Pin Art Gallery
2235 E 6th St #102, Austin, TX 78702
Phone:(512) 900-8952 for more information
Gallery Hours: Friday-Sunday 11am-4pm

If you can't make the opening, note that the exhibition runs September 1- October 1, 2017.

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