Shawnette "ShawnG" George is a self-taught oil painter and designer from Brooklyn NY. Her artistic journey is rooted in conversations she has with her homegirls about life complexities, the nuances of love, and the battles black women go through simply existing.
Her oeuvre, a fusion of urban edginess and emotional depth, bears witness to these conversations, translating them into evocative works of art. Shawn’s pieces have earned acclaim on esteemed television platforms such as "Jane The Virgin" and "Love & HipHop," and have graced the pages of prominent publications including The Amber Rose Slutbox, AfroPunk, and Nylon Mag. Moreover, her artistry has left an imprint on high-profile events such as the Amber Rose SlutWalk, AfroPunk, and Patricia Field Art Basel.Not confined to traditional art spaces, ShawnG's influence extends into the realms of fashion and music, where her creations adorn the personas of notable figures like Kehlani, Erykah Badu, and Trina. At the core of her practice lies a fervent desire to amplify the voices of black girls everywhere, shedding light on their narratives and championing their resilience.
Through her unwavering commitment to authenticity and storytelling, Shawn continues to challenge conventions and push artistic boundaries, leaving an indelible mark on the cultural fabric with each stroke of her brush.