Shaun MacDavid grew up in rural West Tennessee,the second
of six children whose father was an English
professor, and whose mother loved the outdoors and gardening. Shaun graduated with a BFA degree from Middle Tennessee State University, and
afterwards moved to
Boston with her husband Andrew. There she studied
painting and drawing at the Art Institute of Boston as well
as the Museum School. During a year spent in
City, she studied anatomy and painting at the Art Students League. Then she moved to Buffalo in order to pursue her MFA degreeat the State University of New York at Buffalo.
There she received a scholarship to teach figure drawing,
and graduated in 1992. Since then she has lived in Boston, Cape Cod, and current her home in West Cornwall, Connecticut,
where she lives with Andrew and their two children. Shaun enjoys morning runs with her English Setter, Maisie, in the surrounding woods and fields.
Shaun’s paintings have been exhibited at various
galleries including Chase Gallery in Boston, Mark Gallery in Cambridge, Rice/Polak Gallery in Provincetown, Hermine Merel Smith Fine Art on Martha’s Vineyard, Bennett Street Gallery
in Atlanta, Georgia, and Stellers Gallery in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. She is currently represented by the Scott Bundy Gallery in Kennebunkport, Maine. Her work
can be found in many
private and corporate collections across the country.