Jesse Shaw
109 E Del Mar Blvd #19
Laredo, TX 78041


2009 MFA in Printmaking, Rhode Island School of Design
2007 BFA Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN

Current Representation:

-Labyrinth Studios, Tampa, FL
-Paradigm Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
-Parlor Gallery. Asbury Park, NJ
-Compound Gallery, Oakland, CA

Professional Experience:

-Durham Press
            Assistant Fine Art Printmaker June 2014 - November 2018
Job responsibilities: assisting in the publishing of fine art prints, assisting artist in the development of new work, print shop upkeep, various fabrication in sculpture works, and quality control. 

Teaching Experience:

-  Texas A&M International University
Assistant Professor: Fall 2018 - present
Courses Taught
- Printmaking: Introduction, Intermediate, and Advanced
- Drawing I,  Practicum in Arts

- Kutztown University
Instructor of Art: Fall 2017 – Spring 2018

Courses Taught:
-Drawing I
-Drawing II
-Works on Paper
-Independent Study

- Austin Peay State University
            Visiting Assistant Professor: Fall 2012-Spring 2014
            Adjunct Professor: Fall 2009-Spring 2012

2013 Visiting Artist Committee: Project Coordinator on the Cannonball Press “Conversation Piece,” a collaborative project among students and Mike Houston and Martin Mazorra of Cannonball Press
            Foundation and Printmaking Courses Including:
                        -Drawing I, II (figure drawing), and III (creative drawing)
                        -Printmaking I: Relief and Intaglio
                        -Special Topics: Lithography
                        -Special Topics: Intaglio
                        -Art Appreciation
                        -Two- Dimensional Design
                        -Independent Study 
                        -Senior Thesis II
- Tennessee Artist in Schools Program: Fall 2009 – Spring 2013
A visiting artist program providing 1 and 2-day workshops within local high schools by invitation. Schools visited in Montgomery County include: Montgomery County High School, Kenwood High School, Northwest High School, Northeast High School and Clarksville High School.

Selected Shows:

2022 "PAPER" Contemporary Art Museum of Plainview (C.A.M.P.), Plainview, Texas (forthcoming)
          It Came From the Bayou 2022, St. Arnold's Brewing Co., Houston, TX (forthcoming)

2021 Paper Trail Art Fair 2021, The Rock Box, San Antonio, TX
 Print Riot IV, Brick and Mortar Gallery, Easton, PA
 Print Riot Guttenberg, Guttenberg Arts, Guttenberg, NJ
 UFOs Over Lubbock, CASP, Lubbock, TX
“Think Fast” TAMIU Faculty Exhibition, TAMIU, Laredo, TX
“Open to the Public” Works by the Laredo Mobile Letterpress, LCA, Laredo, TX              

2020 “Staying Relevant,” Keystone College, Factoryville, PA 
Print Riot IV print fair, Brick and Mortar Gallery, Easton, PA 
“American Epic,” solo exhibition, Martha Fenstermaker Memorial Visual Arts    
Gallery, Laredo College, Laredo, TX

2019  "Uncertainty" Laredo Center for the Arts, Laredo, Tx
UFO’s of Lubbock, Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, TX 
Paper Trail Art Fair, BRICK at Blue Star, San Antonio, TX
Print Riot III print fair,  Brick and Mortar Gallery, Easton, PA
Print Austin Print Expo, Blue Genie Big Top, Austin, TX
“American Epic” HACC, Harrisburg, PA
2018 “American Epic” Penn College of Technology, Williamsport, PA 
“Kutztown Impressions” Schmidt Gallery, Goggleworks, Reading,PA
“(Un)necessary Duplicates” portfolio exhibition, MAPC 2018, Laramie, WY
“ 2018 E/AB Fair” represented by Cannonball Press, NYC, NY
 “Phantasmagoria III” Laredo Center of the Arts, Laredo, TX
  Print Riot II Print Fair, Easton, PA 

2017 “Prints from the American Epic Series” ISProjects, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 
“Print Riot,” print fair, curator and participant, Brick and Mortar Gallery, Easton, PA
2016 Satellite Art Show 2016, Miami, FL 
“Wooden Walls,” Parlor Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ
“99 problems, but a print ain’t one,” The Southern Gallery, Charleston, NC 
“American Epic,” Vanderbilt Divinity School, Nashville, TN 
Art on Paper Art Fair, New York, NY
American Epic, Brick and Mortar Gallery, PA
“We are Infinite,” Parlor Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ

2015     Selections from American Epic, Paradigm Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Fall-Winter group show, Brick and Mortar Gallery, Easton, PA
35th Anniversary Show, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN
2014    “Under the Radar” Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN
            “Whodunit?” Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN
2013   “The Epic Story of America” Solo Exhibition at The Gatewood Gallery, 
The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
“New Prints/New Narratives Summer 2013” selected by Andrew Raftery, 
International Print Center of New York, New York, NY
            Summer Selections 2013, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN

2012    “Without Borders” Group Exhibition, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN
            “Your Planet Has Not Seen its Golden Age: Jesse Shaw and Erin Zona”
            Du Mois Gallery and SGCI Navigating Currents, New Orleans, LA
            “Fabled Fixations” Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN

            "2012 LA Art Show" LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

            “Small Packages” Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN

“American Epic” Solo Exhibition, The Woodward Library, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN

2011     “Some Restrictions May Apply” Group Exhibition
              Du Mois Gallery, New Orleans, LA

“Giving Pause, Reflecting Still” Juried Group Exhibition, Print Center of New Jersey

2010    “Cold Drink” Group Show, Du Mois Gallery New Orleans, LA
 “Myths & Marks” Juried Group Show, Printmaking Center of New Jersey, Branchburg, NJ
2010 Southern Printmaking Biennale, North Georgia College & State University, Dahlonega, GA

“Manifold, The Body Divided” Group Exhibit, Trahern Gallery Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN
“American Epic 2010” Solo Exhibition, Austin Peay State University Downtown Gallery, Clarksville, TN
“American Epic 2010” Solo Exhibition, Dayman Gallery, Owensboro Community & Technical College, Owensboro, KY

2009    Annual RISD Graduate Exhibition Providence, RI
            “American Epic” Solo Exhibition, MIR Gallery Nashville, TN

2008    “Animata” Group Show, Sol Koffer Gallery Providence, RI
            Printmaking Dept. Group Show, RISD Providence, RI

2007   “The Dirty South” BFA Solo Exhibition, APSU Clarksville, TN

First National BFA/BA Juried Exhibition University of South Florida
Winner of MFA Org. Prize, Tampa, FL

2006   “American Printmaker” Solo Exhibition, Alter Gallery Clarksville, TN
            Loyola University, Chicago Juried Print Biennial, Chicago, IL


2020      National Endowment for the Arts, Arts Engagement in American Communities, Laredo Mobile Letterpress

Public Collections:

AP/RC at The Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Kruizenga Art Museum, Hope College, Holland, MI

Guest Artist and Speaker

2020 Laredo College, Laredo, TX

2019 Lamar University, Beaumont, TX

2018 Penn College of Technology, Williamsport, PA

2016 Belmont University, Nashville, TN
Guest Speaker and Print Demo
Watkins College of Art, Nashville, TN
Guest Speaker and Print Demo
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Guest Speaker
Vanderbilt Divinity School, Nashville, TN
Guest Speaker

Easton Pecha Kucha Vol. 5 Easton, PA
Guest Presenter

The Arts Community of Easton, Easton, PA
Guest Speaker at Lafayette College

2014    University of Anchorage Alaska, Anchorage, AK
Juror for the 29th Annual No Big Heads National Exhibition, Guest Speaker, and Print Workshop

2013    University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
            Guest Speaker and In-Class Print Workshop

2010    Owensboro Community and Technical College, Owensboro, KY
            Guest Speaker


2017 ISProjects, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Publications and Articles:

“Jesse Shaw’s ‘American Epic’ Linocut Prints” Andy Smith, Hi-Fructose Magazine, August 27th, 2019

“Art Review: 'Kutztown Impressions' is a pleasure in printmaking” Ron Schira, Reading Eagle, Reading, PA, Nov. 17, 2018

“Printmaker Interprets American Story with Penn College Exhibition” Jason Klose, Sun-Gazette, Williamport, PA Oct. 24, 2018 

“selected New Editions”  Art in Print magazine, Sept-Oct 2016

“Under the Radar” Wendy Wilson, Nashville Arts Magazine February 2014

“New Prints/New Narratives: Summer 2013, International Print Center of New York” Curatorial Essay by Andrew Raftery, 2013

“Borders Show Avoids Limits” MiChelle Jones, The Tennessean, Jan 29 2012

“Goldfinch, Lindsley, and Shaw at Du Mois” Eric Bookhardt, Gambit Weekly, May 22

SGC Graphic Impressions Fall 2010 pg. 13 “American Technology II”

“RISD Graduate Show Embraces New Austerity” Bill Van Siclen, Providence Journal, May 21 2009