Shannon Finnegan: Lone Proponent of Wall-to-Wall Carpet

February 9 - August 23, 2020

Shannon Finnegan’s work calls attention to ableism, destabilizing it through humour and subtlety.

The Brooklyn-based artist and activist Shannon Finnegan makes compelling work about disability culture and access, often specifically for disabled audiences. Their practice includes drawings, installations, alt-text, performative events and workshops.

This exhibition features portrait drawings and portable murals and debuts new furniture and cushions that make the gallery a more welcoming and comfortable space.

Shannon Finnegan is a Brooklyn-based artist and activist who makes work about accessibility and disability culture. Visit their website.

Curated by

Heather Anderson and Fiona Wright

Artists in the exhibition

Shannon Finnegan


Shannon Finnegan’s furniture was produced by the School of Industrial Design and the Azrieli School of Architecture & Urbanism at Carleton University.


Shannon Finnegan: Lone Proponent of Wall-to-Wall Carpet

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