Shawn O’Hagan


Shawn O'Hagan has been based in Ktaqmkuk (Newfoundland) since 1975. She divides her time between her house in Corner Brook and her cabin in Elmastukwek (the Bay of Islands).

Shawn has a BFA (University of Guelph), a B.Ed. (University of Toronto) and an MFA (University of Waterloo). With a concentration on textiles for the past 20 years, she has worked with many materials and processes. Shawn has participated in solo and group exhibitions across the country and her work is in many collections including the Canada ArtBank. In 2023, she was nominated for the Saidye Bronfman Award for Excellence in Craft and was the recipient of the VANL-CARFAC Excellence in Visual Arts Tara Bryan Endurance Award.