Shane Townley is an artist with a primary focus based on Global Awareness, with an art and design degree from Platt College, Los Angeles.
Internationally Collected, working and showing in New York, his work can be found in private and corporate collections worldwide. Townley has exhibited in gallery shows in New York, San Clemente, Laguna Beach, Beverly Hills, San Diego, Palm Desert, Monterey, Las Vegas and Scottsdale, AZ including owning a gallery for the past 14 years and showing for a year in Jersey City at Mana Contemporary along side artists such as Andy Warhol and Arnulf Rainer.
Collaborating with emerging & established contemporary artists. He works with clients consisting of art institutions, corporations, galleries and individuals, both domestically and internationally. His uniquely diverse background in the arts, nonprofit development, and arts management has positioned him to skillfully aid creative professionals, art patrons, and institutions in sustainable social and economic growth in their art collections. Currently, Townley can be found working on online ventures in the art world as well as his new art series in his studio in TriBeCa, New York and traveling back and forth from New York and Laguna Beach, Ca.
Townley is also the editor and writer for NewYorkART.com (New York art fairs, reviews, galleries and artists). This is a global arts & cultural firm, based in the largest international city in the world for the arts.
Townley founded a non-profit Foundation in 2013 dedicated to arts education and global warming awareness. The non-profit group is called the Townley Arts Foundation Inc. 501c3. A portion of every sale of his work is donated back to this charity.
“I have dedicated my life to the awareness of our natural surroundings” – Shane Townley