Shannon Ebner: The Photographic Sentence

Installation view of Ebner's work

Installation view of Shannon Ebner, Venice. photo / provided

New Jersey native Shannon Ebner lives and works in Los Angeles. She holds a B.A. from Bard College and an M.F.A. from Yale University School of Art. Her work has been featured in solo exhibits at the Hammer Museum and MoMA PS1, and group exhibits including Things Words and Consequences, at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art; the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Whitney Biennial; the Sixth Berlin Biennial in Germany; How Soon is Now, an exhibit in Arles, France; the 54th Venice Biennale; and Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language at MoMA, in New York City. In 2009, Ebner’s book The Sun as Error was published by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Ebner is currently an associate professor of fine arts practice at USC’s Roski School of Fine Arts where she has also been the director of the undergraduate photography program since 2007. She is the spring 2014 Teiger Mentor in the Arts in the Department of Art at Cornell.