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BORN                   1969

                             Lives and works in Los Angeles, California


1998                     B.F.A. Otis College of Art and Design


1989-1990            École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris

                             École Parsons à Paris

                             American University of Paris


 2016                    Astral Challenger, Lancaster, CA


2017-2018            Selected Works, Pacific Design Center Lobby, West Hollywood, CA 

2015-2016            Diametros Petals, Museum of Art and History (MOAH), Lancaster, CA

2014-2016            ILLUMETRIC, Art on the Outside, West Hollywood, CA

2013                     INFINITY II, Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Palm Springs, CA



2018                Leukos Petals, MATT Construction, Los Angeles, CA

2018                Leukos Petals and Diametros Petals, IMAGO Galleries, Palm Desert, CA

2017                UN/CONSCIOUS, Gatzara,  Ibiza, Spain

2017                Diametros Petals, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA

2016                Surface, CMay Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

2014- 2016     Cubes and Diametros Petals, IMAGO Galleries, Palm Desert, CA

                             Diamond, CMay Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

2014                Cultural Excavation, Gallery 825-LAAA, Los Angeles, CA

                        Out There, Gallery 825-LAAA, West Hollywood, CA

2013                Luminosity, The Loft at Liz’s, Los Angeles, CA

2012                INFINITY, Gallery 825-LAAA, West Hollywood, CA

2011                Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010                SEE THRU, ICON, Los Angeles, CA

                        SEE THRU, Gallery 825-LAAA, Los Angeles, CA  

2009                The AFTERIMAGE Collective, L2kontemporary, Los Angeles, CA

2007                Close Encounter-Science Meets Art, National Taiwan University, Taipei

2006                Installation of Large Scale Optical Illusions, Vision Science Society, Sarasota, FL

2005                Installation of Large Scale Optical Illusions, Vision Science Society, Sarasota, FL

2004                Motion Induced Blindness, Caltech, Pasadena, CA                                                    

2003                Dept of Industrial Design - Open House, Art Center, Pasadena, CA                                           

                        Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop, Telluride, CO

2001                Trail Makers: A Sylvan Transformation, New Town, Pasadena, CA                                        

2000                Art in Tents, New Town, Pasadena, CA

1998                Travelers Exhibition, Rachael Stein Gallery, Tel Aviv            

1996                Spiritual Worlds, New Delhi Cultural Center, India                     

1994                Venice Art Detour, Nova Space, Venice, CA    

1993                Urban Expressionism, Goddess Gallery, Los Angeles, CA       

1990                Group Show, Paris, France 



2018              Leukos Petals, Art AspenTimothy Yarger Fine Art, Beverly Hills, CA

2018              Leukos Petals, Art Market HamptonsTimothy Yarger Fine Art, Beverly Hills, CA

2018                Leukos Petals, Art Market San Fransisco, Timothy Yarger Fine Art, Beverly Hills, CA

2018                Diametros Petals, LA Art Show, Timothy Yarger Fine Art, Beverly Hills, CA

2017                Diametros Petals, Symmetros, Art Aspen, Timothy Yarger Fine Art, Aspen, CO

2015                Tuple Series, Art Aspen, Timothy Yarger Fine Art, Beverly Hills, CA

2013                INFINITY II, Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Palm Springs, CA




"Works by Shana Mabari on Display at the Pacific Design Center", WEHO ville, June 2017.   <>


"News Page", Art Ltd, July/August 2016.<>


“Challenger Crew Recognized with Monument”, Colorado Space News, August 2016. <>


Levine, Jay. “Challenger Crew Recognized with Monument”, NASA, July 2016. <>


Sharp, Barbara. “New Monument Commemorates Challenger's Disaster”, Time Warner Cable News, May 2016. <>


“Astral Challenger Monument is City's Inaugural Public Art Piece”, Antelope Valley Today, May 2016. <>


“Monumental Landmark”, Antelope Valley Press, May 2016. <>


“Challenger monument a hit”, Our Weekly, May 2016. <>


Gordon, Billie. “Artist Shana Mabari’s Massive Illumetric Triptych,” West Hollywood Magazine, Summer 2015 Issue.<>


Ng, David. “'Illumetric' Brightens Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood,” Los Angeles Times, April 25, 2014.<>

Derrick, Lisa. “Illumetric: Public Art Shapes Santa Monica Blvd with Lights,” Cartwheel Arts, September 15, 2014.<>

Spinner, Jenni.“Public Art Project Lights the Way", Public Works, October 6, 2014.<>        

West Hollywood Outdoor Art Display Illumetrics Lit up with LED T8 Tubes,” Ted Magazine, August 26 2014.<>

Nys Dambrot, Shana. “Art On the Outside,” LA Weekly, September 9, 2014.<>


Fabrik Media, “Illuminated,” Fabrik Magazine; Issue 21, June 22, 2013.<>



2015            Illumetric – A Short Film. Editor. Brian Bennett. 2015, Weho@30 Film Festival.

2013            Shana Mabari: INIFINITY. Dir. Eric Minh Swenson. 2013, Eric Minh Swenson. Film.

2011             Revealing SEE THRU: A Collaboration of Art and Science, Dir. Ginger Van Hook. 2011, California Institute of Technology. Film.                      

2003             “Abstracted Biomorphic Pendulum”, Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop. Telluride, Colorado. 2003,Collaboration with Tobias Delbruck and Mark Tilden. 


2010              Mays and Dr.Shimojo, Peter and Shinsuke. SEE THRU, exhibition catalogue, pg. 3-6 & 6-8, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles.

2004              Shimojo, Dr. Shinsuke.  “Perception: Large-scale demonstrations of Motion Induced Blindness and Vection.” Report of experiments conducted using psychophysics installation, collaboration with Dr. Shinsuke Shimojo.

2003               Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop Report (“Neuro Institute out of Switzerland”). Abstract of Biomorphic Pendulum project created during the workshop. Telluride, CO

2001               Felt, Kevin. “Pieces in the Park: Lower Arroya Becomes Unique Outdoor Gallery,” pg.31, Trail Makers: A Sylvan Transformation, September 30, 2001, Pasadena Star-News



Vision Science Society. An annual meeting bringing together international experts in vision science; exhibited large-scale optical illusion environments.


Art Center College of Design. Assistant Instructor of Graduate Industrial Design. Liaison for Office of Design Transfer. Introduced and organized collaborations between design and technology students within departments or labs outside their traditional fields. 


California Institute of Technology - Institute of Neuroinformatics & Salk Institute. “Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop;” hosted leading researchers in biological, computational and engineering sciences. Contributed to conversations surrounding Bioethics and Roving Robots. Collaborated with Tobi Delbruck and Mark Tilden on Biomorphic Pendulum

California Institute of Technology - Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Center for Neuromorphic Systems Engineering Retreat; addressed current and upcoming challenges in the Neuromorphic community and the advantages of artistic collaborations.



Mabari, Shana and Dr.Shimojo, Shinsuke. “Dynamic Spatial Illusions,” Caltech, Pasadena, CA, 2004.


2015                   WeHo@30 Film & Digital Media Grant

2013                   ARC Grant, Center for Cultural Innovation, Los Angeles, CA

2003                   Neuromorph of the Year Award, Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop, Telluride, CO

1992-1994         Nova Space, Founding member, Venice, CA