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Shawn Pettersen


Now on view for the Summer 2014 

Astronaut, by Shawn Pettersen



Baychimo Crew, by Shawn Pettersen


Shawn Pettersen received his Master of Fine Arts Degree from Montclair State University in 2005. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Ringling College in 2003.

His work is primarily based in sculpture and drawing. It often concerns itself with themes of displacement, memory, and being lost.

The work on exhibition in the Basch Gallery this summer was created in 2014.

In addition to having taught as an adjunct professor at several institutions, Shawn has worked as a graphic designer, creative director, jeweler, and artist's assistant for several prominent artists in New York.

Shawn's work has been shown regionally and nationally.

Shawn is currently the Fine Arts Technician at Ringling College of Art and Design.

Gallery Summer Hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00am - 3:30pm.


Basch Gallery History, Program and Hours 

The Richard and Barbara Basch Gallery located off the lobby of the Academic Center hosts a varied exhibition program that includes annual exhibitions from the Basch Glass Collection as well as exhibitions of work by Ringling College students, faculty, alumni and other contemporary artists.

Free Admission. Open Monday through Friday from 10:00am to 3:30pm. The gallery is closed on Sundays and national holidays.

The Basch Gallery is located at 2363 Old Bradenton Road.