Shauna McCann is a ceramicist based in Co. Tyrone. Her ceramic work is a result of emotional responses to experiences, whilst also revisiting themes of metamorphosis, memory, and storytelling. Shauna was awarded with a BA(hons) Degree in Design Crafts, Cumbria College of Art & Design in 2000. She was based at Conway Mill Studios, Belfast since 2005 to 2015. Her studio is now based at home in Ballygawley, Co.Tyrone
Shauna has had numerous solo and group shows showcasing her unique framed porcelain imagery as well as figurative ceramic sculpture.
She also co-curated her first exhibition titled’ Queeriosity’ in the Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast, August 2017.
She is the recipient of several awards including Highly-Commended Award at the Ceramics of Europe, Westerwald prize, Keramikmuseum, Germany 2014, Anna Cheyne Award 2013, Earnest Anderson Memorial Bursary 2011 and several Arts Council NI bursaries.
Her work is in collections at Keramikmuseume, Germany, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin, Lisburn City Art Collection and private collections in Ireland, UK, Europe and Canada.
Her most recent exhibition opened in the New Vic Theatre, Staffordshire at the end of October 2017. It is Shauna’s first solo show in England.