A wide shot of a ceramics studio, featuring students working with pottery wheels and other tools.

Shannon Hebert Waldman (MAHA ’20)


Shannon Hebert Waldman (b. 1995) is an emerging arts writer, curator, and museum professional. From 2017-19, she was a Graduate Curatorial Assistant at the Sullivan Galleries where she worked on exhibitions, research, and programming. In 2019 she was selected as one of the Graduate Curatorial Fellows for the SAIC MFA Show. In addition to her curatorial work, she has served as F Newsmagazine’s Art Critic and continues to write independently. She has also worked with 826 Chicago as a development intern working to secure foundation grants. She is currently a Special Collections Assistant at the Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection. Prior to her time at SAIC, she worked as a studio assistant and archivist for artist Mel Chin as well as with the Asheville Art Museum to develop programming in the museum for people living with dementia. Shannon is an alumnus of Warren Wilson College where she was the first student in the school’s history to graduate with a degree in art history.