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David Shaw Biography

Born in Rochester, New York, in 1965

Lives in Brooklyn, New York


1987Colgate University, Hamilton, NY; BA cum laude and honors

1987School of Visual Arts, New York, NY (unmatriculated)

One-Person Exhibitions

2014Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, NH

2013Feature Inc., New York

2009“inuverse,” Feature Inc., New York

2008Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami

2006Feature Inc., New York

2005Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami (brochure)
Galeria Astuni, Pietrasanta, Italy (catalogue)

2004Feature Inc., New York
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2003M du B, F, H & g, Montreal
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1999Feature Inc., New York

1996“Surfacing,” Caren Golden Fine Art, New York

1994“Ideal,” Caren Golden Fine Art, New York
Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy
“White Room,” White Columns, New York

1993Galerie Analix, Geneva, Switzerland,
“Vehicles,” Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

1992Berland/Hall Gallery, New York
Dooley LeCappellaine, New York
fiction/nonfiction, New York

1987“Arbitrary Boundaries,” Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013“Swing State,” Jane Kim, New York

2012“Punt,” Feature Inc., New York
“Thing,” West Cornwall, CT; an outdoor sculpture show curated by Susan Jennings
“I’d Like to Walk on the Moon,” Galleria Enrico Astuni, Bologna, Italy

2011“Museums, Galleries, Homes and Other Stories,” Galleria Enrico Astuni, Bologne, Italy
“Material Deposits,” Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
“Off Modern,” HL23, New York; curated by Sandra Antela-Suarez and Sara Meltzer
“A Strange Alchemy,” Rotunda Gallery, New York

2010“SALON: naturenoir,” 110 West 14th Street, New York; one-night salon hosted by Gary Gissler
“Bubble Raft,” Dorsch Gallery, Miami
“Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s,” Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY; Telfair Museums,
     Jepson Center, Savannah, GA
“Friends in High Places,” Christopher Henry Gallery, New York
“Skulture,” Feature Inc., New York

2009“(untitled 2009),” Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami
“Beautiful/Decay: A to Z,” Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles
Flash event, The Prospect Range, New York, Saturday, 21 March 2009

2008“Champion Fine Art @ Rental: Champion Zero,” Rental Gallery, New York
“Object Salon,” Honey Space, New York; curated by Bob Nickas, Kathy Grayson, Pascal Spengemann,
     Brooke Geahan, and Thomas Beale
“Shit,” Feature Inc., New York

2005“five05,” Sandra Gering Gallery, New York
“Color Theory,” Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY (catalogue)
“The sun rises in the evening.,” Feature Inc., New York

2004“Curious Crystals of Unusual Purity,” P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY;
     organized by Bob Nickas and Steve Lafreniere

2003“Druid: Wood as a Superconductor,” Space 101, Brooklyn, NY; curated by David Hunt
“K48: Teenage Rebel – The Bedroom Show,” Galerie du Jour Agnès B., Paris; curated by Scott Hug

2002“K48-3: Teenage Rebel – The Bedroom Show,” John Connelly Presents, New York; curated by Scott Hug
“Wish You Were Here,” Revolution, Ferndale, MI
“John Torreano, Nancy Shaver, David Shaw, Jim Isermann,” M du B, F, H, & g, Montreal; curated by Hudson
“Ballpoint Inklings,” Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
“Oxygen,” White Box, New York; curated by Koan Jeff Baysa, M.D.

2001“Miss Universe,” Art:Concept, Paris
“David Shaw, Ben Snead,” Feature Inc., New York
“Aquamarine,” Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY

2000“City of Lights: Art Walk,” Christofle Silver Inc., New York; curated by Simon Watson
“Photasm,” Hunter College Gallery, New York; Union College, Schenectady, NY; curated by Peter Dudek (catalogue)
“New York Projects,” Delfina, London; curated by Luke Dowd
“Bubbles,” Center for Contemporary Non-Objective Art, Brussels, Belgium; curated by Edith Doove
“Grok Terence McKenna Dead,” Feature Inc., New York
“Lightness,” Visual Arts Gallery, New York; curated by Amy Steigbigel
“2002,” M du B, F, H & g, Montreal; curated by Hudson
“Open the pod bay doors Hal.,” Feature Inc., New York
“Hairy Forearm’s Self-Referral,” Feature Inc., New York

1999Feature Inc., New York
“Would have had.,” Cabinet Gallery, London; curated by Hudson
“Aqua-Agua,” Revolution, Ferndale, MI

1998“Yoyogaga,” Feature Inc., New York

1997“Beauty and the Beast,” Unlimited, Athens
“Dead-Fit Beauty,” Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Gallery, Hunter College, New York; curated by Peter Dudek
“Entfernte Bekannte,” Binz 39, Sihlquai, Zurich; curated by Roland Herzog
“Frankensteinian,” Caren Golden Fine Art, New York; curated by Stuart Horodner

1996“More Than Real,” Royal Palace of Casserta, Naples, Italy (catalogue)

1995“H2O,” Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York
“Ambiant,” Art:Concept, Nice, France

1994“Promising Suspects,” Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT (catalogue)
“Update,” White Columns, New York (catalogue)
“Inventario 3,” Loft Art Club, Valdagno, Italy
“Rien à Signaler,” Gallerie Analix, Geneva, Switzerland; curated by Gianni Romano (catalogue)
“Paul Ramirez-Jonas and David Shaw,” Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1993“Pretty Visible,” Massimo Minini Gallery, Brescia, Italy; curated by Gianni Romano (catalogue)
“Let the great constellation of flickering ashes be heard.,” Feature, New York

1992“Stand Ins, Four Walls at P.S. 1 (Seven Rooms, Seven Shows),” Institute for Contemporary Art,
     P.S. 1 Museum, Long Island City, NY; curated by Craig Kalpakjian
“Revolving Exhibition,” Blum Helman Warehouse, New York
“In Praise of Folly,” John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
“Outside Possibilities,” Rushmore Festival, Woodbury, NY; curated by Bill Arning

1991“Huma Bhabha, Tom Friedman, David Shaw and Sally Webster,” Feature, New York
“Unlearning,” 142 Greene Street, New York; curated by Kenny Schachter
“Value,” Dooley LeCappellaine, New York
“Bacher, Forg, Forrest, Gonzales-Torres, Koons, Leung, Mitchell, Parsons, Pistoletto, Richter,Shaw, Webster,
    Zobernig,” Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
“White Bird,” Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago; curated by Hudson
“Open Bar,” Flamingo East, New York; curated by Kenny Schachter

1990“Godhead,” Feature, New York

1989“13 Artists,” Broadway, Walker and White, New York


Selected Bibliography

2012Chae, Julie. “The Cultural Landscape Architects: Hudson of Feature Inc.,” huffingtonpost.com, 14 September  >link
Sutton, Benjamin. “Art Fair Meme Watch: Rainboe-Hued Reflective Sculpture at NADA Hudson, Artinfo.com,
     20 July  >link

2010Provan, Alexander. “The Information Artist,” nplusonemag.com, 26 May (reproduction)
Rubin, David S., ed. Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s, with essays by David S. Rubin,
     Robert C. Morgan and Daniel Pinchbeck, San Antonio Museum of Art in association with MIT Press,
     Cambridge, MA, 30 – 31, 44, 98
Review of “Skulture,” Goings On About Town, New Yorker, 25 January 2010, 12

2009The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection Catalogue Raisonne, Museum of Modern Art,      New York
Sutton, Benjamin. “Lower East Psychedelic,” The L Magazine, 13 May  >link
“A to Z: A Beautiful/Decay Retrospective,” Beautiful/Decay, Issue Z (reproduction)
Esplund, Lance. Review, Wall Street Journal, 16 May 2009, W11

2007Ebony, David. Review, Art in America, May, 199–200
Hughes, Milree. Review, thefuture-magazine.com, DIY reviews  >link
Leblanc, Marc. “David Shaw,” Beautiful Decay, issue T, 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)

2000K48, Fall/Winter, 80 (reproduction)
Coomer, Martin. “New York Projects,” Time Out London 23–30 August, 52
Ebony, David. Review, Art in America, June, 129
McLaren, Duncan. “Pick of the Galleries,” The Independent On Sunday, 6 August
Moffatt, Laura. “New York Projects,” Art Monthly, no. 239, 35–36
Ratnam, Niru. “Gallery Controlled Diet,” The Face, no. 43 (August), 133
Schmitz, Edgar. “New York Projects,” Kunstforum International, December
Wilsher, Mark.“New York Projects,” What’s On In London, 16 August

1999Ebony, David. “David Ebony’s Top Ten,” artnet.com, 24 November

1998Cotter, Holland. Review of “Yoyogaga,” New York Times, 20 November, E43
Ebony, David. “Check-Out Time at Gramercy Hotel,” Art in America, July, 23

1997Greene, David A. “New York Fax,” Art Issues January/February, 33

1996Ebony, David. “David Ebony’s New York Top Ten,” Artnet.com, 20 November
Levin, Kim. Village Voice, Choices, 5 November
Mendelsohn, John. “David Shaw at Caren Golden Fine Arts,” Artnet.com, 7 November
Newhall, Edith. “David Shaw,” New York Magazine, 18 November
Spalding, Kelly. “David Shaw,” artsMEDIA, December

1995Aletti, Vince. “H2O,” Village Voice, Choices, 9 August
Levin, Kim. Village Voice, Choices, 10 January
Smith, Roberta. Review, New York Times, 13 January
Vine, Richard. “David Shaw,” Art in America, April

1994Mollica, Franco. “Tom Friedman, David Shaw,” Tema Celeste, Autumn, 64
Perretta, Gabriele. “Tom Friedman, David Shaw,” Flash Art, Summer
Trione, Vincenzo. “De Soto, Ulisside del Bello,” Il Mattino, 27 May

1993Angéle, Blaise. Radio interview, Station Couleur 3, Lausanne, Switzerland, 25 September
Chauvy, Laurence. “Les Traces et les Vestiges de David Shaw,” Journal de Genève, 22 September
Romano, Gianni. “David Shaw,” Zoom, no. 125 (September/October), 9
Romano, Gianni. “In and Out Liquid Architectures,” Temporale, no. 31, September, 34–37

1992Dealers and Galleries, The Art Newspaper, no. 14 (January), 21
Bernardi, David. “News Reviews,” Flash Art, May/June, 149
Faust, Gretchen. Review, Arts 66, no. 6 (February), 84
Levin, Kim. Village Voice, Choices, 14 January, 69

1991McCracken, David. “Gallery Scene,” Chicago Tribune, 30 August, 7:54


Projects, Publications, and Reproductions of Artwork

2010“Upfront,” Feature Inc., New York

2009“I Can Read in Red, I Can Read in Blue, I Can Read in Pickle Color Too,” online exhibition curated by
     Douglas Melini, Minus Space, New York; http://www.minusspace.com/category/viewlist/


Curatorial Projects

2004“Grass and Honey,” Champion Fine Art, Brooklyn


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