David McShane

  • Education:
  • Master of Fine Arts, Painting, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,
  • Philadelphia, PA, May 1995
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA, May 1988
  • Studio Art Training (full-time), Certificate Program, Pennsylvania Academy
    of the Fine Arts, September 1990 - May 1993
  • Studio Art Training (part-time), Samuel Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia,
    PA, September 1989 - May 1990
    Exhibitions:
  • An Exhibition of Sketches and Studies for the Dirty Franks Mural, Off the
  • Wall Gallery, Philadelphia, May - June 2001
  • Wall Power: Philadelphia Murals 1970-2000, The Samuel Fleisher Art Memorial,
    Philadelphia, May - July 2000
  • Murals in Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport, April - August
    2000
  • The Working Methods of 4 Mural Painters, Nexus Foundation for Today's Art,
    Philadelphia, November, 1999
  • Artists Holiday Cards, The Morris Gallery of the Pennsylvania Academy of
    the Fine Arts Museum, December 1998 - February 1999
  • Baseball Exhibition, The Foundation for Architecture, Philadelphia, December
    1998
  • Small Works Exhibit, Artists House Gallery, Philadelphia, December 1998
  • Faculty Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts School Gallery,
    September - October 1998
  • Smeared with a Hairy Stick (Paintings), Artists House Gallery,
    Philadelphia, January 1998
  • The Unbroken Line 1897 - 1997: One Hundred Years of Fellowship, a Centennial
  • Exhibition, Museum of American Art of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine
    Arts, September - November 1997
  • Painting Faculty Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts School
    Gallery, September - October 1997
    Emerging Artists Exhibition, Artforms Gallery Manayunk, Philadelphia, August
    - September 1997
  • Faculty Exhibition, The Morris Gallery of the Pennsylvania Academy of the
  • Fine Arts Museum, June - September 1997
  • 99th Annual Juried Members Exhibition of the Fellowship of the Pennsylvania
  • Academy of the Fine Arts, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, December 1996 -
    February 1997
  • Private Acts and Earthly Delights, Nexus Foundation for Today's Art,
    Philadelphia, September 1996
  • Sports Illustrated, Art in City Hall Program, City Hall, Philadelphia, May -
    September 1996
  • Angels, Heavenly and Earthbound, Maitland Art Center, Maitland, FL, December
    1995
  • Museum Cafe Exhibitions, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum,
    Fall 1995, Spring 1996, Fall 1996, Spring 1998, Fall 1998, Spring 1999
  • MFA Thesis Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum, May
    1995
  • 5th National Juried Exhibition, Viridian Gallery, New York, NY, July 1994
  • Philadelphia Sketch Club 131st Annual Juried Exhibition of Small Oil
    Paintings, March 1994
  • Annual Student Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum, May
    1993
    Solo Mural Projects:
  • Dr. Lomax Mural
    (Exterior, 24' x 42') 23rd and Wharton Streets, South Philadelphia
  • Funded by AmeriChoice, Commissioned by the Mural Arts Program of
    Philadelphia, April - May 2001
  • Mural at Dirty Franks
    (Exterior, 7' x 50') Dirty Franks Bar, 13th and Pine Streets, Center City
    Philadelphia
    Funded by the Washington Square West Civic Association and Delancey Pine
  • Associates, L.P., Commissioned by the Mural Arts Program of Philadelphia,
    January - March 2001
  • Dr. Herman Wrice Mural
    (Exterior, 35' x 39') 34th and Spring Garden Streets, West Philadelphia
    Funded by SmithKline Beecham and the Independence Foundation, Commissioned
    by the Mural Arts Program of Philadelphia, October 2000
  • North Philadelphia Community Mural
    (Exterior, 40' x 65') Broad Street and Allegheny Avenue, North Philadelphia
    Funded by Health Partners, Commissioned by the Mural Arts Program of
    Philadelphia, April - May 2000
  • Philadelphia City Institute Library Mural
    (Interior, 18' x 40') 19th and Locust Streets, Center City Philadelphia;
    Commissioned by the Friends of the PCI Library, January - March 2000
  • Larry Fine Mural
    (Exterior, 17' x 37') 3rd and South Streets, Philadelphia
    Funded by the Philadelphia Weekly and private donors, Commissioned by the
    Mural Arts Program of Philadelphia, October 1999
  • Portrait of an Anonymous Young Man (A Mural About Non-Violence)
    (Exterior, 29' x 58') Broad Street and Clearfield Avenue, North Philadelphia
    Commissioned by the Mural Arts Program of Philadelphia, May - June 1999
  • LaSalle College High School Mural
    (Interior, 4' x 10') LaSalle College High School lobby, Wyndmoor, PA
    Commissioned by LaSalle College High School, March 1999
  • Horticulture Mural
    (Exterior, 42' x 115') 13th and Arch Streets, Center City Philadelphia
    Funded by the Independence Foundation, Commissioned by the Mural Arts
    Program of Philadelphia, September - November 1998
  • People of Point Breeze (Marian Anderson, the Heath Brothers, and Mamie
    Nichols)
    (Exterior, 30' x 30') 22nd and Tasker Streets, South Philadelphia
    Funded by Sunoco/Welcome America Festival, Commissioned by the Mural Arts
    Program of Philadelphia, May - June 1998
  • The Argument Clinic
    (An interior site-specific drawing installation) Conference Room, Office of
    Arts and Culture, Philadelphia,
    December 1997 (destroyed June 1998)
  • Bar Scene Mural
    (Exterior, 10' x 25') Speedy's Bar and Liquors, Routes 130 and 168, Haddon
    Township, NJ, September 1997 (destroyed November 2000)
  • Jackie Robinson Mural
    (Exterior, 30' x 24') 2803 North Broad Street (near Somerset), North
    Philadelphia
    Funded by the Philadelphia Phillies, Commissioned by the Mural Arts Program
    of Philadelphia, July 1997
  • Mies van der Rohe, Bulldog, and Chairs
    (Exterior, 35' x 135') North 5th Street, between Poplar and Girard Avenues,
    Northern Liberties Philadelphia
    Commissioned and funded by Corporate Facilities, Inc., March - April 1997
  • Sunflower
    (Interior, 8' x 8') Market East Train Station, Center City Philadelphia
    Commissioned and funded by SEPTA, February 1997 (destroyed August 1997)
    William Penn and the Quaker History of Immigration in Philadelphia
    (Exterior, 40' x 30') 7th and Brown Streets, Northern Liberties Philadelphia
    Funded by the William Penn Foundation, Commissioned by the Mural Arts
    Program of Philadelphia, September - November 1996
  • Baseball Mural
    (Exterior, 25' x 49') 13th and Arch Streets, Center City Philadelphia
    Funded by Major League Baseball and the Philadelphia Phillies, June 1996
    Communication Mural and Charlie Chaplin Mural
    (Interior, 9' x 15' and 9' x 4') Communications Department Building, LaSalle
    University, Philadelphia
    Funded by LaSalle University, October 1994
    Work Experience:
  • Drawing Instructor
    Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, July 1997 - present
  • Drawing and Painting Instructor
    LaSalle University, Philadelphia, September 1996 - present
  • Board Member
    Mural Arts Advocates for the Mural Arts Program, Philadelphia, March 2000 -
    present
  • Mural Painting Instructor, Program Co-Director
    Mural Painting Training Program, Mural Arts Program, December 2000 - March
    2001
  • Mural Tourguide
    Mural Arts Program, Philadelphia, August 1999 - present
  • Visiting Artist
    LaSalle University, Philadelphia, February 1997 - present
  • Mural Painting Instructor
    Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, June 1997 - August
    1999
  • Mural Workshop Instructor
    Crealde School of Art, Winter Park, Florida, November 1999
  • Visiting Artist
    Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida, November 1999
  • Youth Program Mural Instructor/Supervisor
    Department of Recreation, Philadelphia, Summer 1995
  • Director of the School Gallery of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,
    September 1991 - January 1999
  • Mural Painter Volunteer
  • World AIDS Day Mural, Philadelphia Anti-Graffiti Network, November -
    December 1995
         
david mcshane before design challenge qtvr

 

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