Shannon Finley (b. 1974 in Ontario, Canada) studied at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Canada and The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Arts and Science, New York, NY.
Finley has been the subject of solo exhibitions most recently at Mies van der Rohe Haus, Berlin, Germany; Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Walter Storms Galerie, Munich, Germany; Kunthaus Kaufbeuren, Kaufbeuren, Germany; Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL; Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX; Culture Circle Gallery, Hamburg, Germany; Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA; Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA; Vladimir Restoin Roitfield, New York, NY; Maruani and Noirhomme Gallery, Brussels, Belgium; and Bischoff Weiss Gallery, London, United Kingdom.
His work has been included in group exhibitions at the Khyber Center for the Arts, Halifax, Canada; Kunsthalle Athena, Athens, Greece; Kunsthalle Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany; Kunstverein Ulm, Ulm, Germany; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany; Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt, Germany; Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany; Neuer Essener Kunstverein, Essen, Germany; Prague Biennale, Prague, Czech Republic; Stadtgalerie, Saarbrücken, Germany; Städtische Galerie Gladbeck, Gladbeck, Germany; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; White Columns, New York, NY; and the Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan.
The artist lives and works in Berlin, Germany.