Born in Rochester, NY  1965.


B.A. cum laude and honors, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY.
School of Visual Arts (unmatriculated), New York, NY.


Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson, NY. October     
St-Gauden’s National Historic Site. May.
“Eat Out” Feature Inc. New York.  October.
Inuverse, Feature Inc.,New York, NY.  May.
Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL.  April.
Feature Inc., New York, NY.  November.
Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL.  September.
Galleria Astuni, Pietrasanta, Italy.  March.
Feature Inc., New York, NY.  May.
Feature Inc., New York, NY.  February.
MduB, F, H, and g, Montreal, Quebec.  March.
Feature Inc., New York, NY.  January.
Feature Inc., New York, NY.  November.
Gallerie Analix, Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair, NY.  May.
Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY.  October.
Ideal, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY.  December.
Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy.  May--September.
White Room, White Columns, New York, NY.  January.
Gallerie Analix, Geneva, Switzerland.  September.
Vehicles, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY.  April.
*Berland/Hall Gallery, New York, NY.  February.
*Dooley LeCappellaine, New York, NY.  February.
*fiction/nonfiction, New York, NY.  January.
Arbitrary Boundaries, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY.  April.


“Naked Runaway” curated by Constance Walsh, Middle Collegiate Church, NYC, October
“Apples Turn to Water” curated by Max Razdow and Kari Adelaide, Spring/Break Art Show, Skylight at Moynihan Station, March.
“Improvised Showboat,” curated by Britton & Keeting, Bushwick, NY. October.
“Let’s Go Let Go” 33 Orchard, NY. June.
“Gem” Upfront, Feature Inc., NY.  February.
Collider project for NADA Art Fair, Pier 39, NY. May.
Swing State, curated by Jane Kim, 119 Hester St. NY. April
Punt, Feature Inc. December.
I’d Like to Walk on the Moon, Galleria Astuni, Bologna, Italy. January.
Material Deposits, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA. July.
Galleria Astuni, Bologna, Italy. June.
Off Modern, HL23, curated by Sara Meltzer and Sandra Antelo-Suarez. April.
Kompass. Zeichnungen aus dem MOMA, NY”, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin. March.
Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s,, Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA.  March.
A Strange Alchemy,  Rotunda Gallery, New York; curated by Persis Singh. January.
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
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.
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.
Arcadia, Spencertown Academy, Spencertown, NY.  July.
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.
The Curious Crystals of Unusual Purity, curated by Bob Nickas/Steve LaFreniere
MoMA PS1, Queens, NY.  June.
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.
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.
Miss Univers, Art : Concept, Paris.  December.
David Shaw/Ben Sneed, Feature Inc., New York, NY.  November
aquamarine, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY.  July.
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. 
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.
Would Have Had, curated by Hudson, Cabinet, London, UK.  July.
Aqua-Agua, Revolution, Ferndale, MI. July.
Group exhibition, Feature Inc., New York, NY.  January.
Yoyogaga, Feature Inc., New York, NY.  November.
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.
More Than Real,  Royal Palace of Casserta, Naples, Italy.  January. 
H2O,  Yancy Richardson Gallery, New York, NY.  July.
Ambiant, Art : Concept, Nice, France.  June.
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.
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.
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.
*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
Godhead  Feature, New York, NY.  September.
13 Artists  Broadway, Walker and White, New York, NY.  December.


Nancy Graves Foundation Award for Visual Artists.  2008.
Peter S. Reed Foundation Award. 2015.


Museum Of Modern Art, New York, NY.
The Artphilein Foundation in Liechtenstein.


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


Chae, Julie, “The Cultural Landscape Architects: Hudson of Feature Inc.,” Huffington Post, September 
The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection: Catalogue Raisonné, MOMA, 2009.   
Esplund, Lance, “David Shaw: inuverse,” The Wall Street Journal, w11, May 16-17.
Ebony, David, “David Shaw at Feature,” Art In America, p.199, May 2007.
LeBlanc, Marc, “David Shaw,” Beautiful/Decay, Issue T, pp.80-87.
“There Ain’t No Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow,” curated by Lisa Kirk, Visual Arts Journal, Spring, 8, 10 (reproductions)
David Shaw. Exhibition Catalogue. Galeria Astuni, 2005.
David Shaw. Exhibition Catalogue. Kevin Bruk Gallery, 2005.
Heughes, Millree, “David Shaw,”  The Future Magazine,
Schmitz, Edgar, “New York Projects, “ Kunstforum International,
Photasm. Exhibition Catalogue. Hunter College of the City of New York, 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.
Ebony, David, "New York Top Ten:  David Shaw at Feature," ARTNET, December, 1999.
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.
Greene, David A., "New York Fax," Art issues., p. 33, Jan/Feb 1997.
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
More Than Real. Exhibition Catalogue. PalazzoReale-Casserta, Italy, 1996
Aletti, Vince, "H2O," The Village Voice, Voice Choice, August 9, 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.
Promising Suspects. Exhibiton Catalogue, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 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.
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.
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.
McCracken, David, "Gallery Scene," The Chicago Tribune, section 7, page 54, August 30, 1991.