Shawna Ankenbrandt is an American photographer who first started being published as a surf photographer covering the Southern California coast. From there her work evolved toward fine art and she is best known for her landscapes and integrative nudes, where the beauty of the female body and feminine sensuality isn't separate from the environment, but rather part of a whole. Her work has been featured in various magazines for her editorial and surf photography. Her introduction to the fine art world is one in which she brings a cultivated, yet innovative take on a continuous fascination with nature.

Group Exhibitions

2018 CASA Of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2017 L.A. Woman, Saatchi Art, Los Angeles, CA

2017 ROAR, La Jolla, CA

2016 Hollygrove Norma Jean Gala, Los Angeles, CA

2016  Asia Contemporary Art Show, Hong Kong

2016  UNICEF Next Gen Art, Los Angeles, CA

2015 Take Home A Nude, Sotheby's, NYC

2015 Nature, Art Paia, Paia, Maui

2015 I Love Maui, Art Paia, Paia, Maui

2014 Waterways III, Heather Gaudio Fine Art, New Canaan, CT

2014 Photo LA Los Angeles, CA

2013 Surf's Up Art Paia, Paia, Maui 

2013 Women Make The World Go Round,Broadway Art Space, Santa Monica,CA

2013 My Aim Is True, The Frostig Collection, Bergamot Station, Los Angeles, CA

2013 Waterways II, Heather Gaudio Fine Art, New Canaan, CT 

2012 A Portrait of America, The Angel Orensanz Gallery, NY

2012 A Portrait of America, Joy Wai Gallery, NY

2011 Waterways, Heather Gaudio Fine Art, New Canaan, CT

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Gallery 169, Santa Monica, CA

2013 Bonbright Gallery, Brentwood, CA

Corporate Collections
Headspace, Venice, CA
Jodi Johnson Designs, Los Angeles, CA
Fred Segal, Santa Monica, CA
Juicy Couture, NY
Stanley Law, Los Angeles, CA
Nest Interiors, Rye, NY
Healthline Networks, NYC
Terri Ricci Interiors, Norwalk CT

Private Collections available upon request.

Jamie Lee Curtis, William H. Macy, Amanda Peet, Niecy Nash, Jennifer Grey, Clark Gregg, Felicity Huffman, Sam Rockwell, David Boies, Allison Janney, Lela Loren, Alexandra Hedison, Martha Wainwright, Rufus Wainwright, Carrie Fisher, Van Dyke Parks, Saxon Sharbino, Paul Sparks, Minnie Mortimer, Andy Puddicombe, Rich Pierson, Tim Curran

Harper's Bazaar UK, Huffington Post, Good Housekeeping, Lucky, The Times UK, The Gaurdian, Express UK, Some Magazine, On The Board, Glide, Quest, Avenue
Yahoo, Minnie Mortimer, Fred Segal


Heather Gaudio Fine Art
66 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT 06840
203 801 9590


Art Project Paia
77 Hana Highway
Paia, Maui HI 96779
808 214 6949

The Carlos Reid Gallery
415 Sylvia Drive H16
Atlanta, GA 30297
888 615 4242

Lans Art Group
20th Floor, 88 Gloucester Road
Wanchai, Hong Kong
2319 0688


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