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David Shaw
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David Shaw
Born in Rochester, NY 1965.
Education: 1987 B.A. cum laude and honors, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY.
1987 School of Visual Arts (unmatriculated), New York, NY.

Individual Exhibitions:

2009 Inuverse, Feature Inc.,New York, NY. May.

2008 Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL. April.

2006 Feature Inc., New York, NY. November.

2005 Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL. September.
Galleria Astuni, Pietrasanta, Italy. March.

2004 Feature Inc., New York, NY. May.
Feature Inc., New York, NY. February.

2003 MduB, F, H, and g, Montreal, Quebec. March.
Feature Inc., New York, NY. January.

1999 Feature Inc., New York, NY. November.

1998 Gallerie Analix, Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair, NY. May.

1996 Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY. October.

1994 Ideal, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY. December.
Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy. May--September.
White Room, White Columns, New York, NY. January.

1993 Gallerie Analix, Geneva, Switzerland. September.
Vehicles, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY. April.

1992 *Berland/Hall Gallery, New York, NY. February.
*Dooley LeCappellaine, New York, NY. February.
*fiction/nonfiction, New York, NY. January.

1987 Arbitrary Boundaries, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY. April.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2011 A Strange Alchemy, Rotunda Gallery, New York; curated by Persis Singh

2010 Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY. October.
Bubble Raft, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL. September.
Friends in High Places, curated by Zach Needler and Adrian Ting,
Christopher Henry Gallery, New York

2009 Skulture, Feature Inc., New York, NY. December.
Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art since the 1960's, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX. October.
Flash, curated by Daniel Goodwin, Prospect Range, Brooklyn, NY. March.
Beautiful/Decay, curated by Amir Fallah, Kopeikin Gallery, LA, CA. March.

2008 Zero, curated by Drew Heitzler and Flora Wiegmann, Champion Fine Art @ Rental Gallery, New York, NY. October.
Shit, Feature Inc., New York, NY. September.
Object Salon, curated by Bob Nickas, Honey Space, NY, NY. March.

2007 Arcadia, Spencertown Academy, Spencertown, NY. July.

2005 Five05, curated by Russell Calabrese, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY. July.
Color Theory, curated by Kenise Barnes, The Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY. May.
The sun rises in the evening, Feature Inc., New York, NY. May.

2004 The Curious Crystals of Unusual Purity, curated by Bob Nickas/Steve LaFreniere
PS1 MOMA, Queens, NY. June.

2003 Druid: Wood As A Superconductor, curated by David Hunt, Space 101,
Brooklyn, NY. September.
Teenage Rebel: The Bedroom Show, curated by Scott Hug,
galerie du jour agnes b., Paris. September.

2002 Teenage Rebel: The Bedroom Show, curated by Scott Hug,
John Connelly Presents, New York, NY, December.
Wish You Were Here, Revolution, Ferndale, MI. September.
Ballpoint Inklings, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA. June.
John Torreano, Nancy Shaver, David Shaw, Jim Iserman, curated by Hudson,
M du B, F, H and g, Montreal, Canada. July.
Oxygen, curated by Koan Jeff Baysa, MD, White Box, New York, NY. February.

2001 Miss Univers, Art : Concept, Paris. December.
David Shaw/Ben Sneed, Feature Inc., New York, NY. November
aquamarine, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY. July.

2000 City Of Lights: Art Walk, curated by Simon Watson, Christofle Silver Inc.,
New York, NY. November
Photasm, curated by Peter Dudek, Hunter College, New York, NY.
October. (catalogue available)
Grok Terance Mckenna Dead, Feature Inc., New York, NY. August.
Lightness, curated by Amy Steigbigel, Visual Arts Gallery, New York. August.
New York Projects, curated by Luke Dowd, Delfina, London. July.
Hairy Forearm's Self-Refferal, Feature Inc., New York, NY. February.
Bubbles, Center for Contemporary Non-Objective Art, Brussels,
curated by Edith Doove, Belgium.
Open the Pod Bay Doors Hal. Feature Inc., New York, NY
2002, curated by Hudson, M du B, F, H and g, Montreal, Canada. January.
Photasm, curated by Peter Dudek, Union College, Schenectady, NY. January.

1999 Would Have Had, curated by Hudson, Cabinet, London, UK. July.
Aqua-Agua, Revolution, Ferndale, MI. July.
1999 Group exhibition, Feature Inc., New York, NY. January.

1998 Yoyogaga, Feature Inc., New York, NY. November.

1997 Beauty and the Beast, Unlimited, Athens, Greece. February.
Dead-Fit Beauty, curated by Peter Dudek, Hunter College, NY. February.
Entfernte Bekannte, curated by Roland Herzog, Binz39 Sihlquai, Zurich. April.
Frankensteinian, curated by Stuart Horodner, Caren Golden Fine Art,
New York, NY. May.

1996 More Than Real, Royal Palace of Casserta, Naples, Italy. January.
(catalogue available)

1995 H2O, Yancy Richardson Gallery, New York, NY. July.
Ambiant, Art : Concept, Nice, France. June.

1994 Promising Suspects, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT. October--January. (catalogue available)
Update, White Columns, New York, NY. September.
Inventario 3, Loft Art Club, Valdagno, Italy. June.
R.A.S.: Nothing to Report, Gallerie Analix, Geneva, Switzerland. Curated by Gianni Romano. June. (catalogue available)
Paul Ramirez-Jonas and David Shaw, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. February.

1993 Pretty Visible, curated by Gianni Romano, Massimo Minini Gallery, Brescia, Italy. May--September. (catalogue available)
Let The Great Constellation Of Flickering Ashes Be Heard, Feature, New York, NY. January.

1992 Stand Ins in the Four Walls' Model, curated by Craig Kalpakjian,
P.S.1, Brooklyn, NY. November.
Revolving Exhibition Blum Helman Warehouse, New York, NY. June.
In Praise Of Folly John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI. May.
Outside Possibilities curated by Bill Arning, at the Rushmore Festival,
Woodbury, NY. June.
1991 *Huma Bhabha, Tom Freidman, David Shaw, Sally Webster
Feature, New York, NY. December.
Unlearning curated by Kenny Schachter, 142 Greene St.,
New York, NY. December.
Value Dooley LeCappellaine Gallery, New York, NY. September.
Bacher, Forg, Forrest, Gonzalez-Torres, Koons, Leung, Mitchell, Parsons, Pistoletto, Richter, Shaw, Webster, Zobernig
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY. July.
White Bird curated by Hudson, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL. September.
Open Bar curated by Kenny Schachter, Flamingo East, New York, NY. August.

1990 Godhead Feature, New York, NY. September.

1989 13 Artists Broadway, Walker and White, New York, NY. December.

*project involving Untitled(diving board), 1991.

Nancy Graves Foundation Award for Visual Artists. 2008.

Museum Of Modern Art, New York, NY.

Exhibitions Curated:

2004 Grass and Honey, including Huma Bhabha, Jennifer Coates, Susan Jennings,
Nancy Shaver, and Jennifer Sirey at Champion Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY.


2009 Esplund, Lance, “David Shaw: inuverse,” The Wall Street Journal, w11, May 16-17

2007: Ebony, David, “David Shaw at Feature,” Art In America, p.199,
May 2007.
LeBlanc, Marc, “David Shaw,” Beautiful/Decay, Issue T, pp.80-87.

2006: “There Ain’t No Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow,” curated by Lisa Kirk, Visual Arts Journal, Spring, 8, 10 (reproductions)

2004: Heughes, Millree, “David Shaw,” The Future Magazine,

2001: Schmitz, Edgar, “New York Projects, “ Kunstforum International,

2000: Coomer, Martin, "New York Projects," Time Out London, p.52,
August 23-30, 2000.
Ratnam, Niru S., "Gallery Controlled Diet," The Face, p.133, N.43, August 2000.
McLaren, Duncan, "Pick Of The Galleries," The Independent On Sunday,
August 2000
Wilsher, Mark, "New York Projects," What's On In London, August 16, 2000.
Moffatt, Laura, "New York Projects," Art Monthly, p.35-6, N.239,
September, 2000.
Ebony, David, "David Shaw at Feature," Art In America, p.129,
June, 2000.

1999: Ebony, David, "New York Top Ten: David Shaw at Feature," ARTNET,
December, 1999.

1998: Cotter, Holland, "Art in Review," The New York Times, p. E43, November 20, 1998.
Ebony, David, "Check-Out Time At Gramercy Hotel," Art In America, p.23,
July, 1998.

1997: Greene, David A., "New York Fax," Art issues., p. 33, Jan/Feb 1997.

1996: Spalding, Kelly, "David Shaw," artsMedia, December 1996.
Newhall, Edith, "David Shaw," New York Magazine, Arts-Talent,
November 18, 1996.
Mendelsohn, John, "David Shaw at Caren Golden Fine Art," ARTNET, November, 1996.
Ebony, David, "David Shaw at Caren Golden," ARTNET,
November, 1996.
Levin, Kim, "David Shaw," The Village Voice, Voice Choice,
November 5, 1996

1995: Aletti, Vince, "H2O," The Village Voice, Voice Choice, August 9, 1995.
David Shaw bio page 5

1995: Vine, Richard, "David Shaw," Art in America, April 1995.
Smith, Roberta, "David Shaw," New York Times, Art in Review,
January 13, 1995.
Levin, Kim, "David Shaw," The Village Voice, Voice Choice,
January 10, 1995.

1994: Mollica, Franco, "Tom Freidman, David Shaw," Tema Celeste, page 64, Autumn, 1994.
Perretta, Gabriele, "Tom Freidman, David Shaw," Flash Art (Italian Edition), Summer 1994.
Romano, Gianni, "Vehicles to Somewhere," Rein a signaler exhibition catalogue, Gallerie Analix, Geneva, Switzerland, June 1994.
Trione, Vincenzo, "De Soto, Ulisside del Bello," Il Matino, May 27, 1994.

1993: Romano, Gianni, "David Shaw," Zoom, n. 125, page 9, Sept./Oct. 1993.
Angéle, Blaise, radio interview, station Couleur 3, Laussanne, Switzerland, September 25, 1993.
Chauvy, Laurence, "Les Traces et les Vestiges de David Shaw," Journal de Genéve, September 22, 1993.
Romano, Gianni, "In and Out Liquid Architectures," Temporale, n.31, pp.34-37, September 1993.
Romano, Gianni, "The Vision Thing," Pretty Visible exhibition catalogue, Massimo Minini Gallery, Brescia, Italy, May 1993.

1992: Bernardi, David, "News Reviews," FlashArt, page 149, May /June 1992.
Faust, Gretchen, "New York in Review," Arts Magazine, page 84, Vol.66 No.6, February 1992.
Levin, Kim, "Choices," The Village Voice, page 69, January 14, 1992
"Dealers & Galleries," The Art Newspaper, No.14, page 21, January 1992.

1991: McCracken, David, "Gallery Scene," The Chicago Tribune, section 7, page 54, August 30, 1991.

Exhibition Catalogues

The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection Catalogue Raissone, MOMA, 2009
David Shaw, Kevin Bruk Gallery, 2005
David Shaw, Galeria Astuni, 2005
Photasm, Hunter College of the City of New York, 2000
More Than Real, PalazzoReale-Casserta, Italy, 1996
Promising Suspects, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1994
Rien a Signaler, Gallerie Analix, Switzerland, 1994
Pretty Visible, Gallerie Massimo Minini, Italy, 1993

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