Shantell Martin

Words and Lines

Installation view of Shantell Martin: Words and Lines. Shantell Martin © 2019.

Installation view of Shantell Martin: Words and Lines. Shantell Martin © 2019.

Installation view of Shantell Martin: Words and Lines. Shantell Martin © 2019.

Installation view of Shantell Martin: Words and Lines. Shantell Martin © 2019.

Installation view of Shantell Martin: Words and Lines. Shantell Martin © 2019.

Shantell Martin © 2017. All Rights Reserved. Photo by Anton & Irene. www.shantellmartin.art

Shantell Martin © 2017. All Rights Reserved. Photo by Jon Paciaroni, Don’t Hide, Downtown Denver Installation. www.shantellmartin.art

Shantell Martin © 2017. All Rights Reserved. Photo by Anton & Irene. www.shantellmartin.art

As an artist, I like to ask questions. I also like to expose the process as I do that. So the work is about questioning. It's about expanding this narrative about creativity and freedom.

– Shantell Martin

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The art of Shantell Martin has, for more than a decade, captivated audiences around the world with its intuitive energy, skill and bravura.

This monograph, available to purchase at the DAM's Shop or online, charts the career of this prolific and popular artist, including early pieces such as “Dear Grandmother” (a 2003 collaboration between the artist and her grandmother on over 70 pieces of embroidery), large-scale murals and commissions and collaborations with museums, technical institutes, musicians and fashion brands.

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Shantell Martin: Words and Lines está organizada por el Denver Art Museum. Recibe el apoyo de CultureHaus, un grupo de apoyo del Denver Art Museum, de los generosos donantes para la campaña benéfica Annual Fund Leadership Campaign y de los ciudadanos que brindan su apoyo al Distrito de Organizaciones Científicas y Culturales (SCFD, por sus siglas en inglés). Apoyo promocional proporcionado por 5280 Magazine y CBS4.