Chronologie

1974
Attended University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, B.F.A.
1978
California Institute of the Arts, M.F.A.
1986
National Endowment for the Arts Visual Arts Fellowship Grant
1988
Art Matters Inc.
1989
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant
2004
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundatioin Fellowship
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Expositions

2013
55th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2013
Jim Shaw, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2013
Jim Shaw, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK
2012 – 2013
Jim Shaw's Retrospective, Baltic Centre For Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK (solo)
2012
Jim Shaw’s Dream Drawings, LACMA, Los Angeles, US
2012
Dreams, BFAS Blondeau Fine Art Servvices, Geneva, Switzerland
2012
Jim Shaw, Metro Pictures, New York, US
2011
“Secret Societes”, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany; CAPC Musée d‟Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
2011
“Fumetto, Lucerne”, International Comix – Festival Luzern, Museum of Art, Lucerne, Switzerland
2011
“California Dreamin: Myths and legends of Los Angeles”, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris
2011
“Move: Choreographing You”, Hayward Gallery, London, Haus der Kunst, Munich and K20 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf
2011
“The Spectacular of Vernacular”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis and Montclair Art Museum, NJ
2011
“All That Is Unseen”, Allan Nederpelt Gallery, Greenpoint, NY
2011
“BigMinis. Fetishes of crisis”, CAPC, Musée d‟Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
2011
“The Artist’s Museum: Los Angeles, Artists 1980 – 2010”, The Geffen Contemporary, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2011
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England
2011
Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris
2011
Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica
2011
Incongogru: Quand l‟art fait rire, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne, Switzerland
2011
Interchange, Exchange LA, Los Angeles
2011
All of the above (carte blache á John Armleder), Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2010
Jim Shaw: New Works, The Bernier-Eliades Gallery, Athens, Greece (solo)
2010
CAPC, Musée d‟Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France (solo)
2009
I DREAMED I WAS TALLER THAN JONATHAN BOROFSKY, Printemps de Septembre, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, FR (solo)
2009
Wet Dreams, Erotic Dream Drawings by Jim Shaw, Praz-Delavallade (space II), Paris, FR (solo)
2009
Bernier/Eliades, Athens, GR (solo)
2009
The Whole: A Study in Oist Integrated Movement, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2009
“Regift”, SI Swiss Institute, New York, US
2009
CAPC, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
2009
Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2008
Jim Shaw: New Arrivals, Metro Pictures, New York, NY
2008
Amateurs, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA
2008
In Geneva No One Can Hear You Scream, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva (catalogue)
2008
The Third (2007) LA Weekly Biennial: Some Paintings, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2008
“THE WHOLE: A STUDY IN OIST INTEGRATED MOVEMENT”, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2008
“In Geneva No One Can Hear You Scream”, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland (cat.) (solo)
2008
“The Third (2007) LA Weekly Biennial: Some Paintings”, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, US
2008
“Extraordinary Rendition”, Patrick Painter Inc, Santa Monica, US (solo)
2007
Jim Shaw: Dr. Goldfoot and His Bikini Bombs, Metro Pictures, New York, NY (solo)
2007
2012 - Montezuma’s Revenge, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2007
The Hole, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France (solo)
2007
Jim Shaw: The Donner Party, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY (solo)
2007
Jim Shaw: Distorted Faces & Portraits, 1978-2006, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland (catalogue) (solo)
2007
Jim Shaw, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy (solo)
2007
Strange Events Permit Themselves the Luxury of Occurring, Camden Arts Centre, London, England
2007
If Everybody Had an Ocean - Brian Wilson: An Art Exhibition, Tate St. Ives, Cornwall, England; traveling to CAPC, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France (catalogue)
2007
Ten Years, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, England
2007
Middle School: Smart Art Press, The First Thirteen Years, Track 16, Santa Monica, CA
2007
Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland
2007
Eden’s Edge: Fifteen LA Artists, The Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
2007
Hammer Contemporary Collection, The Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
2007
Olaf Breuning, Mike Kelley, Louise Lawler, John Miller, Tony Oursler, Sterling Ruby, Jim Shaw & Andreas Slominski, Metro Pictures, New York, NY
2007
Group Show: Peter Callesen, Karen Kilimnik, Jim Shaw, Marnie Weber, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, England
2006
Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
2006
Multiplicity: Prints and Multiples from the Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art and the University of Wollongong, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia (catalogue)
2006
Red Eye: Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL (catalogue)
2006
Left Behind #8, 9, 10, Patrick Painter West, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
2006
Dream Object (I was in my Japanese gallery / museum in Japan…), Patrick Painter East, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
2006
Vise Head, Patrick Painter East, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
2006
Jim Shaw, My Mirage 1986-91, Skarstedt Fine Art, New York, NY (solo)
2006
Bernier/Eliades, Athens, Greece (solo)
2006
Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2006
Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, England (solo)
2006
Works on Paper, Patrick Painter, Inc., Santa Monica, CA
2006
Twice Drawn, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY
2006
A Selected State, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, England
2006
Chain Letter, High Energy Constructs, Los Angeles, CA
2006
Slow Burn, Galerie Edward Mitterrand, Geneva, Switzerland
2006
The Aesthetics of Art and Music: Punk, Magasin, Grenoble, France
2006
Los Angeles 1955-1985, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
2006
Olaf Breuning, Jim Shaw, Cindy Sherman, Metro Pictres, New York, NY
2006
JSA, Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006
Masters of American Comics, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2005
Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France (solo)
2005
The Inky Depths / The Woman in the Wilderness, Metro Pictures, New York, NY (solo)
2005
The Dream That Was No More A Dream, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA (solo)
2004
Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, England (solo)
2003
Kill Your Darlings, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA (solo)
2003
Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2003
Drawings, Metro Pictures, New York, NY (solo)
2003
Jim Shaw, Bernier/Eliades, Athens, Greece (solo)
2003
Jim Shaw: O, Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France; Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland (catalogue) (solo)

Collections publiques

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, US
The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US
Los Angles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, US
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
Fond National d‟Art Contemporain (FNAC), Paris, France
FRAC Normandie, France
FRAC Angouleme, France
FRAC Bordeaux, France
FRAC Dijon, France
Galleria d‟Arte Moderna e Contemporanea Palazzo Forti, Italy
Fri-Art Museum, Switzerland
Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, US
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, US

Publications

2007
Jim Shaw: Distorted Faces & Portraits, 1978-2006, Blondeau Fine Art Services, JRP/Ringier, Zurich,