Born in Rochester, New York, in 1965

Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York


1987 Colgate University, Hamilton, NY; B.A. cum laude and honors

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

One-Person Exhibitions

2008 Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami

2006 Feature Inc., New York

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

2004 Feature Inc., New York

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

1999 Feature Inc., New York

1996 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

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

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

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

Selected Group Exhibitions

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

1999 Feature 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, CA1993 “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

2007 Ebony, David. Review, Art in America, May, 199–200
Hughes, Milree. Review, thefuture-magazine.com, DIY reviews; http://www.thefuture- magazine.com/
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)

2000 K48, 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

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

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

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

1996 Ebony, 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

1995 Aletti, 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

1994 Mollica, 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

1993 Angéle, 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

1992 Dealers 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

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