Shea Wilkinson

Art Discipline: 
Omaha, NE
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Mar 30, 2015 to Apr 17, 2015

Shea Wilkinson is a fiber artist working in art quilts and quilted sculptures. A Nebraska native, Shea has sewn clothes, costumes, quilts, and dolls since childhood. She earned a BA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in International Studies and German Language. Afterward, she taught English in Mexico, during which time she became passionate about creating art. She returned to the United States in 2011 and immediately pursued a new career as an artist. Shea has exhibited widely, and has won numerous awards for her intricate, thread-based work. She lives in Omaha, Nebraska.