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Shannon Cartier Lucy

Born in 1977, Nashville, United States

Lives and works in Nashville, United States


Shannon Cartier Lucy describes her oil paintings as portraying ‘situations’; a fishbowl on a flaming stove, a woman playing basketball in bed, a Dalmatian mid-autopsy. Despite their setting within the familiar familial home, compositions complete with soft furnishings and characters adorned in crumpled nightdresses, Cartier Lucy’s paintings are nightmarish and uncanny. Growing up with a schizophrenic parent, Cartier Lucy relates that it was not uncommon to find a ‘toaster in the freezer or The H...Read more