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Translation of appalachian spring

Shany Porras
Pittsfield, MA

About the Artist

Shany Porras's abstract paintings visually translate what one experiences through music. She started studying classical music when you, which has meant that music remains an essential part of her daily living. Shany has a B.F.A. from Rice University in Houston, Texas. At Rice, Shany started as an architecture major, then transferred into the Fine Art program after her sophomore year. She focused on painting and lithography, establishing a foundation of abstract art. Shany's paintings have been selected into juried shows such as the Connecticut Academy of Fine Art's annual juried exhibitio…

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About the Artist

Shany Porras's abstract paintings visually translate what one experiences through music. She started studying classical music when you, which has meant that music remains an essential part of her daily living. Shany has a B.F.A. from Rice University in Houston, Texas. At Rice, Shany started as an architecture major, then transferred into the Fine Art program after her sophomore year. She focused on painting and lithography, establishing a foundation of abstract art. Shany's paintings have been selected into juried shows such as the Connecticut Academy of Fine Art's annual juried exhibition and Fountain Street Gallery's annual call for art. Shany currently maintains a studio in Pittsfield, MA, and actively shows in both New England and New York City. Shany is an associate member of the National Association of Women Artists (NAWA).

Artist’s Work

Solid ground
Shany porras

Solid Ground

By Shany Porras

Tearing me up
Shany porras

Tearing Me Up

By Shany Porras

Piano joint
Shany porras

Piano Joint

By Shany Porras

My hero
Shany porras

My Hero

By Shany Porras

Translation of appalachian spring
Shany porras

Translation of "Appalachian Spring"

By Shany Porras

Variations on a theme
Shany porras

Variations on a Theme

By Shany Porras

Selected Exhibitions

Press and Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, Conception Art Show
    May, 2019
  • The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, Juried Show
    June, 2019
  • It's All About the Arts Magazine: "A Creative Combo," by Curt Naihersey
    March 2020

Education

  • Rice University, B.F.A.
    Houston, TX, USA,1996 
  • Rice University, B.A.
    Houston, TX, USA,1995