Born in 1968 in Asheville, NC, Greene earned a B.F.A. in Sculpture from the Atlanta College of Art. During that year, his work was exhibited at the New Visions Gallery as part of a Juried Student Show for the Atlanta College of Art. Several other exhibitions followed, Journey, White Columns Gallery, NY, NY; On the Return, Network Gallery, Pontiac, MI and New Work, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI, before receiving his M.F.A., also in Sculpture from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Greene is the recipient of several awards, including the CGR Advisor’s Award from the Atlanta College of Art in 1995 and the Forward Arts Foundation Award, also Atlanta’s College of Art, 1995. Collections of Shawn Greene’s artwork include CGR Advisors in Atlanta, GA and Deborah and Andrew Madoff in NY.