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Moonshot by Shannon Wright

Moonshot - Shannon Wright 

@the_ada_gallery
now through Oct. 27, 2018






New Campus,acrylic, aluminum,  25hx19wx8d inches,  2017

statement for Moonshot
My new pieces have been inspired by my ever-shifting relationship to Silicon Valley. Using local corporate architecture and all the aspirations and attitudes it embodies, as a jumping-off point, I've been experimenting with a variety of structural systems in small-scale sculptures. With these modular structures I aim to convey a sense of the limitless ambition and “fake it tilll you make it” optimism of startup-culture– a striking counterpoint to the forced exodus of many longtime residents of the region. I intend for these pieces to serve as subjective, abstract distillations of my interpretations of the Silicon Valley zeitgeist.

brief bio
Shannon Wright is a sculptor and installation artist based in San Jose, California.  Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Wright grew up chiefly in Sydney, Australia, and then in Richmond, Virginia, where she r…

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