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Bio: Multi Media Artist Shannon Kringen grew up in San Diego California and Whidbey Island Washington.   She is a self taught photographer with a background in Graphic Design.   She has worked as a figure model in Seattle for 22 years.   She completed her BA degree in Arts and Literature from Antioch University in 2013.   She sees her creative expression as a tool to connect with community and a way of increasing self awareness and tap into a deeper wisdom within.   Artist Statement: I work with cameras and paint improvisationally.   I am very...more
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Seattle Back Lit Beauty

October 6th, 2014

on yesterdays walk! feel free to download this and share it online etc. this one has my name on it! More photography by Shannon Kringen http://www.shannonkringen.com/photography.htm 

Shy or Introverted?

September 22nd, 2014

i think out in the external world not many humans know the real me but maybe i like being quiet? see= that is my conflict! am i "shy" meaning i want to speak more but am afraid OR am i simply more of an introvert who does not want to BE OUTGOING and ... 

Creative Taoist Photography, Meredith Monk and missing brain stimulation, being present i miss the brain stimulation i had when i went to school and finished my BA degree a little over a year ago. Creative Taoist Photographer= (something i wrot... 

close up on my latest painted shoes. KringWEAR Hand Painted Shoes by Shannon Kringen http://www.shannonkringen.com/kringwear.htm 

Shadow Play

September 13th, 2014

fun with shadows and painted sidewalk today! more shadow pics i took here:  

Web Drops by Shannon Kringen

September 1st, 2014

Web Drops by Shannon Kringen Spider Web with Water Droplets sparkling in the day light. Web Drops Available on Fine Art America http://shannon-kringen.artistwebsites.com/featured/web-drop-shannon-kringen.html Web Drops Available on Redbubbl... 

Phallic Heart by Shannon Kringen

September 1st, 2014

Phallic Heart by Shannon Kringen i made this in a printmaking class where i learned how to do layers of oil based ink on wet paper. fun technique that i took naturally to. i call this "phallic heart" prints are available! phallic heart by shan... 

Selfies Outside the Box

August 31st, 2014

Selfies: Outside the Box by Shannon Kringen. Specs: Standard 8.25" x 10.75" 100 pages Saddle-stitched 

Free Write August 30th 2014 "one persons taking space is another persons giving a gift" by Shannon Kringen still working on taming the shame, sucking the sugar cane. mind looper super duper trying not to be a pooper paint in the park no ... 

Mermaid Goddess KRING

August 27th, 2014

some of my BEST self portraits: https://www.flickr.com/photos/shannonkringen/sets/72157646869002186/ 

Music by Goddess KRING: Crumpillstillskin by Shannon Kringen 1. Crumplestillskin 03:47 2. 6 minutes of Kring 05:59 3. ohnen 01:38 4. illusion du ungulate 03:40 5. sirty sree furafi pirrows 00:51 http://goddesskring.bandcamp.com/album/crum... 

Underwater Selfies by Shannon Kringen 

Chasing Nature iPhone5 Case by Shannon Kringen http://shannon-kringen.artistwebsites.com/products/chasing-nature-shannon-kringen-iphone5-case-cover.html 

On Focusing constructively on my Creative Work i feel very defensive about how hard i work. the issue i have is my lack of FOCUS. i work a lot at my various projects but i sort of scatter my creativity all over the place as opposed to having more ... 

Collage of Abstract Designs by Shannon Kringen http://www.shannonkringen.com/designs.htm 

Intuitive Natural Artist Shannon Nicole Kringen Multi Media Artist Shannon Kringen http://shannonkringen.com/ Art Gallery on Fine Art America http://shannon-kringen.artistwebsites.com/index.html Art Gallery on Redbubble http://www.redbubb... 

Shannon Kringen's self published book "aRt, Identity and the Sacred" grateful and happy (so far) i sold 18 eBOOKs of this and 17 hard copies! i made a profit and am thrilled people have my book in their homes! it was free to make my own book, just... 

focusing my energy on making art series categories my head is spinning on how many ways you can match art up in a series. by content OR by colors/shapes/texture etc. many different ways to arrange "series" of art that relate to each other. to me... 

Collage of Shannon Kringen

August 10th, 2014

I love to make collages of my images. 

Vices of Commerce

August 10th, 2014

vices of commerce (check out the American flag in this shot! happy accident) i got this shot on the way in to a modeling gig in the parking lot. the truck pulled away seconds after i took this shot.  

Print Me by Shannon Kringen

August 10th, 2014

Print Me by Shannon Kringen. A self portrait photo combined with a Viscosity Print I made with oil based ink and abstract design I created. 

Curriculum Vitae Artist Shannon Kringen Shows 2014 Center for Spiritual Living 2014 Figment NYC 2014 Gallery 4500 U District Art Walk 2014 Live Painting/ Melrose Market Studios 2014 Guest Artist/ Speaker/ Presenter Cornish College of th... 

Shannon Kringen Painted and Gave shoes to Tori Amos in 1996, 2005 and 2014! Tori Amos did it! she covered a Tom Petty song! and mixed it with another song! "Free Fallin" by Tom Petty spliced with "Building a Mystery" by Sarah McLachlan! love it. d... 

Triple Draw by Shannon Kringen. i forgot about this one! fused a self portrait photo with an abstract drawing of mine. more of my art here: Photography: http://www.shannonkringen.com/photography.htm https://www.flickr.com/photos/shannonkringe... 

Custom Designed phone skin by Shannon Kringen More Designs: http://shannonkringen.com/designs.htm I take orders! Photos and Designs can be added to phones.  

Collage by Shannon Kringen

August 7th, 2014

Collage by Shannon Kringen most people think it's too "weird" i like strange things! made this collage from a childhood pic of me! i like it. i know most people think it's too "weird" i like strange things! more collages here: https://www.flickr.... 

Yoda and Krishnamurti= i see a connection! i think the wise character “Yoda” was based partly on Krishnamurti! i want someone to ask George Lucas/Star Wars guy about this! this quote applies to all the war going on in the world past and present... 

Freewrite by Shannon Kringen August 2nd 2014 weed the garden this jargon calls to me ready to smile no matter what? shut up! feeling sad feels much better than i thought got it, get it, good understood fertile mix over rated love/neglect ... 

i just created and ordered this custom skin for someone who wanted one from me…i am also hand coloring the rubberized case for the phone. this design will be a sticker that goes directly on the phone! more designs: http://shannonkringen.com/designs.h... 

CALLING ALL PEOPLE WHO HAVE CONNECTIONS IN THE ART WORLD. KNOW ANYONE WHO I COULD PITCH THIS IDEA TO? i could fill an entire gallery space easily! one wall of paintings, one wall of photos, a video installation, music and poetry and i could perform l... 

I am enjoying mixing mediums. Mixed Media (Digital Photography and Painting) Self Portrait photo combined with a purely abstract painting I created fused together in photo shop.  

I sold a painting of mine Recently. Artist Statement: I work with cameras and paint improvisationally. I am very kinesthetic and use my whole body when I create. In my photography, I fall in love with shape, texture and light while out wanderi... 

My Love for Nature

July 24th, 2014

one of my favorite photos from yesterdays walk. snails are so cute. i ended up taking him off the sidewalk for fear he would get stepped on. put him in the bushes nearby. More photos of Animals by Shannon Kringen https://www.flickr.com/photos/shann... 

i sold a print of this last year. i'd love to sell more prints or greeting cards of this image "Fish Eye Flower" A lovely flower I found on the campus of the University of Washington in Seattle, WA USA. I used a fish eye lens for this to enhance the ... 

i SOLD a print of this recently. Seattle Skied by Shannon Kringen. Prints for Sale. you can buy prints here: http://shannon-kringen.artistwebsites.com/featured/seattle-skied-shannon-kringen.html OR DIRECTLY FROM ME JUST ASK THANKS! 

Art Model Shannon Kringen

July 21st, 2014

a collage of the paintings of me from a 12 hour pose i did. 2 days in a row of a six hour pose. Art Model Shannon Kringen Modeling since 1992. Recommendations: "Shannon is a serious model. She shows up on time, works together with me to find ... 

I am both a model and photographer. I love being behind the camera as much as in front of it. I have great empathy for models. I can help find your best angle and help you relax to get great photos of you! the person who hired me to photogra... 

Artist Statement: I work with cameras and paint improvisationally. I am very kinesthetic and use my whole body when I create. In my photography, I fall in love with shape, texture and light while out wandering. I like to capture what is natural... 

The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology. Volume 28 Number 2, 1996 Characteristics of the Taoist Sage in the Chuang-tzu and the creative photographer by Philippe L Gross & S.I. Shapiro page 175 I am a photographer and I see it as a spiritual pr... 

aRt, Identity and the Sacred Shannon Kringen's 140 page book of multi media aRt. (mostly photography) and her philosophy on how aRt, Identity and the Sacred relate to each other. aRt as a spiritual practice. By Shannon Kringen 

CALLING ALL PEOPLE WHO HAVE CONNECTIONS IN THE ART WORLD. KNOW ANYONE WHO I COULD PITCH THIS IDEA TO? i could fill an entire gallery space easily! one wall of paintings, one wall of photos, a video installation, music and poetry and i could perform l... 

KringWEAR Hand Painted Shoes by Shannon Kringen. More Images of Shoes I have painted here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/shannonkringen/8043808336/ 

Art Resume Shannon Kringen

July 13th, 2014

Art Resume Shannon Kringen Shows 2014 Center for Spiritual Living 2014 Figment NYC 2014 Gallery 4500 U District Art Walk 2014 Live Painting/ Melrose Market Studios 2014 Guest Artist/ Speaker/ Presenter Cornish College of the Arts 2014... 

Photography and Words by Shannon Kringen