Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition
Twentieth Anniversary Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition

Shawn Morin

Bowling Green, OH

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Just prior to receiving his B.F.A. in sculpture, Shawn Morin asked one of the professors he admired most: "So, do you think I have what it takes to be an artist"? Without missing a beat or bating an eye, he smiled and said, "NO, you don't." A few months later Morin entered the M.F.A. program as the University of Georgia in Athens as an "irregular undergrad," which, when translated means, "we'll let you enroll on a trial basis, take your money for a year and see what happens". After successfully completing his first year in Athens, he was fully accepted into the masters program and granted an assistantship. However, a few weeks later he received a letter from the university stating that his assistantship was being revoked and that he was being asked to leave the university due to low GRE test scores. Nevertheless, Morin completed his M.F.A. the following year and at age 26 began his teaching career. Recently, he chaired a committee that abolished the GRE requirement for M.F.A. applicants at BGSU. The very next year, the number of graduate applications in the School of Art more than doubled.

Morin has just completed his nineteenth year as Head of the Sculpture Program at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. He has participated in more than 140 exhibitions throughout the country, and his work can be seen in 15 permanent public collections, and is included in over 35 private collections. Since 1992, nearly every one of Morin's own graduate students are currently teaching in high schools, colleges, and universities around the country.

Exhibits 1 - 7 of 7

Hybridized Daylily

Hybridized Daylily
Granite, stainless steel

Shawn Morin

30th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2016-2017)
Rosen Award 2nd Place

Award Winner
Crevice

Crevice
Granite, Marble, Steel

Shawn Morin

29th Rosen Sculpture Exhibition Invitational

Two Witnesses

Two Witnesses
Bronze, Granite, Steel

Shawn Morin

29th Rosen Sculpture Exhibition Invitational

Mahogany View

Mahogany View
Granite

Shawn Morin

23rd Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2009-2010)

Armor

Armor
Granite and steel

Shawn Morin

19th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2005-2006)

Remnant

Remnant
Mixed Granites and Marble

Shawn Morin

17th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2003-2004)

Gethsemane

Gethsemane
Limestone

Shawn Morin

13th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (1999-2000)

Exhibits 1 - 7 of 7

Legend: Award Winner- Award Winner