Curriculum Vitae

CV
Shawn Barber
Born 1970 in Cortland, NY. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
Education
1999 Ringling School of Art & Design, BFA, Sarasota, FL
1997 Cazenovia College, AAS, Cazenovia, NY
Selected One Person Exhibitions
2016 Tattooed Portraits: 12 Year Retrospective, Shreveport Artspace, Shreveport, LA
2012 Tattooed Portraits : Memoir, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Youth of Today, FFDG, San Francisco, CA
2010 Tattooed Portraits : Chronicle, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
2009 Tattooed Portraits : Snapshots, The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009 Tattooed Portraits, Redletter1, Tampa, Fl
2008 Tattooed Portraits : Los Angeles, Billy Shire Fine Arts, Culver City, CA
2007 The New York Experience, Invisible NYC, New York NY
2007 Tattooed Portraits 2, The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007 Somber Beginnings, Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2006 Tattooed Portraits, The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004 presently, hopeless... , Cpop Gallery, Detroit, MI
2002 Recent Works, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY
Selected Group Exhibitions
2016 Transcending Tattoo, Group Show, Art Exchange, Long Beach, CA

2016 CHG 10 Year Anniversary, Group Show, Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2016 Nexus, Group Show, Abend Gallery, Denver, CO
2016 Asymmetrical Diptych, Group Show, Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Troika, Three Person Show with Mike Davis and Turf One, Yves Laroche Gallery, Montreal, Canada
2015 Hey! Exhibition No 3, Halle St. Pierre Museum, Paris, FR
20015 Decade: 10 Year Anniversary Show, Redletter1, Tampa, Fl
2015 A Permanent Mark, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
2015 Moleskin IV, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
2014 Low Brow Insurgence: The Rise of Post-Pop Art, The Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM
2014 Small Works, Maxwell Alexander Gallery, Culver City, CA
2014 Battle in Seattle, Two person show with Henry Lewis, Artcore Studios, Seattle, WA
2014 Times: Tattoo Today, Somerset House Museum, London, UK
2014 The Skull Show, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
2013 Grey Matter, Maxwell Alexander Gallery, Culver City, CA
2013 Tattooed Topographies, Southern Illinois Universtiy Museum, Carbondale, IL
2012 Skin and Ink, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2011 La Luz de Jesus 25th Anniversary, La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles, CA
2011 Summer Show, Joshua Liner Gallery, NYC, NY
2010 Survey Select, Mark Murphy curated show, San Diego, CA
2010 Summer Show, Joshua Liner Gallery, NYC, NY
2009 Life Size, Two Person Show with Turf One, Yves Laroche Gallery, Montreal, Canada
2009 Dark Art 3, Curated by Curse Mackey, Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center in Ft. Myers, FL
2009 Summer Show, Joshua Liner Gallery, NYC, NY
2008-09 Beneath the Skin,, Mesa Contemorary Arts Center, Mesa, AZ
2008 Anathema, Two person Show w/Vincent Castiglia, Last Rites Gallery, NYC, NY
2008 Artists of Permanence ,University of Houston, Houston, TX
2008 World on Fire, Grammy Awards, Los Angeles, CA
2008 Visionaries, Canvas Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2008 Locked & Loaded, Joshua Liner Gallery, NYC, NY
2008 Transgression, Last Rites Gallery, NYC, NY
2008 Committed to Ink, Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA
2007 Red Dot Fair, 3 Person Show with Ron English and Joshua Petker, The Shooting Gallery, Art Basel, Miami, FL
2007 F.A.M.E. Collective, Group Show, Art Basel, Miami, FL
2007 Visionaries, Group Show, Canvas Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2007 Skin Vandals, Group Show, Gallery A.D., San Jose, CA
2006 We'll Make A Lover Out of You, Art Basel, South Florida Art Center, Miami, Fl
2006 Arcanum, Group Show, Strychnin NYC, NYC
2006 Fecal Face show, Group Show, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006 Typewriters, Redletter1, Tampa, FL
2006 The Erotic Show, Group Show, The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006 And Then There's California, 3 Person Show, Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2006 The Portrait Show, Group Show, The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005 Power Vs. Force, 2 Person Show with Eric Joyner, Outer Edge Studio, Monterey, CA
2005 All Star Hustlaz, Group Show, White Walls, San Francisco, CA
2005 Wet Paint, Group Show, The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005 In the Flesh, 3 Person Show with Bryan Bancroft and Greg Mocilnikar, Digital Three Gallery, Sarasota,Fl
2005 The Day in the Life of a Painting 2, One Day / 12 hour Group Show, The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005 The Erotic Show, Group Show, The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005 Monsters of LowBrow, Group Show, Pop Art Studios, Miami, FL
2005 I am 8 Bit, Group Show, Gallery 1988, Hollywood, CA
2005 Beautiful People, Group Show, Miami Art Lab, Coral Gables, Fl
2005 Cine Delirio, 4 Person Show, The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004 The Art of Dialogue, Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2004 A Man For All Seasons, Group Show, Green Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2004 RSVP Portraits Show, Society of Illustrators, NY, NY
2003 Subconscious Show, 1300 Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2003 Faculty Exhibition, Selby Gallery, Ringling, Sarasota, FL
2002 The Toy Show, 1300 Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2002 Faculty Exhibition, Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL

Teaching
January 2010 - Present, Private Instruction / Memoir Tattoo, Los Angeles, CA
September 2015 -June 2017, Part Time Instructor / Safehouse Atelier, Los Angeles, CA
Fall 2005- Fall 2007 Part Time Instructor, California College of Art, San Francisco, CA
* Courses taught:Illustration 3
Spring 2005- Spring 2006 Part Time Instructor, The Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
* Courses taught: Narrative Illustration, Group Directed Work Study, Graduate Program
Spring 2003- Spring 2004 Full Time Instructor / Visiting Artist, Ringling School of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL
* Courses taught: Illustration I , Painting 1 & 2, Portraiture Elective
Spring 2000- Fall 2003 Adjunct Professor, Ringling School of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL
* Courses taught: Illustration I, II & III, Advanced Illustration, Visual Commentary, Drawing 1
Summer 2000/01/02/03/04/05 Program Coordinator, Ringling School of Art & Design, Precollege Program
* Program Coordinator, Painting Instructor
Lectures / Visiting Artist
2015 Lecturer, Guest Critic & Painting Demo, Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY
2013 Lecturer & Painting Demo, Massive Black Workshop, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Lecturer & Painting Demo, Paradise Artist Retreat, Santa Ana Pueblo, NM
2012 Lecturer & Painting Demo, Massive Black Workshop, San Francisco, CA
2012 Lecturer & Painting Demo, Paradise Artist Retreat, Santa Ana Pueblo, NM
2011 Lecturer & Painting Demo, Massive Black Workshop, San Francisco, CA
2011 Lecturer, Guest Critic & Painting Demo, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA
2010 Lecturer & Painting Demo, Paradise Artist Retreat, Hancock,MA
2010 Lecturer & Painting Demo, Made Symposium, Berlin, Germany
2009 Lecturer & Painting Demo, Conceptart.org Workshop, Dallas, TX
2009 Guest Speaker, Painting Demo & Guest Judge, Ringling College of Art, Sarasota, FL
2007 Lecturer & Painting Demo, Conceptart.org Workshop, Seattle, WA
2006 Lecturer & Painting Demo, Conceptart.org Workshop, San Francisco, CA
2006 Guest Speaker / Presentation, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2006 Lecturer & Painting Demo, Conceptart.org Workshop, Montreal, Canada
2005 Lecturer & Painting Demo, Conceptart.org Workshop, Prague, Czech Republic
2005 Lecturer & Painting Demo, Conceptart.org Workshop, San Francisco, CA
2004 Guest Critic & Painting Demo, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
2002 Panelist & Painting Demo, RIT, Rochester, NY
2002 Lecturer & Painting Demo, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY

Publications / Articles / Reviews -
Hey! Magazine France #18, June 2014
Time: Tattoo Art Today, Somerset House London Exhibition Catalog, Tattoo Life Italy, June 2014
Art News Magazine, The Rise of the Tattoo Artist, December 2012
Tattoo Artist Magazine #30, 30 page article, August 2012
Memoir: The Tattooed Portraits Series, Last Gasp, June 2012
Very Nearly Almost Magazine UK, 11 page article, January 2012
Juxtapoz Tattoo 2, Ginko Press, December 2011
Tattoo Parlour: Artists from the World of Tattoo, Outre Gallery Press, October 2011
Tattoo Magazine, October 2011
The Art of Sketch Theatre: Volume 1, Baby Tattoo Books, October 2011
American Art Collector Magazine, October 2011
Bound by Ink, August 2011
Post Modern Ink Magazine, Australia, 8 page feature, Winter 2010
Skin Deep Magazine Uk, May 2010
Tattoo Society Magazine, 8 page article, December 2009
Tattoo Magazine, June 2009
Metamorphosis 2: 50 Contemporary Surreal, Fantastic & Visionary Artists, beinArt Publishing, December 2008
Tattoo Life Magazine No.53, 4 page article, December 2008
Art Calendar, October 2008
Juxtapoz Magazine, 12 page article, August 2008
Inked Magazine, March 2008
Forever and Ever, 9mm Books, February 2008
Skin Deep UK Tattoo Magazine, 6 page article, July 2007
International Tattoo Magazine, 12 page article, December 2006
Garage Magazine, December 2006
Prick Magazine, August 2006
I AM 8-BIT, Chronicle Books, April 2006
Tattooed Portraits, 9mm Books, March 2006
Illustration Now, Taschen Books, August 2005
100 Best Web Portfolios, Taschen Books, August 2005
Juxtapoz magazine, April 2005
SF Weekly, February 2005
The Big Book of Illustration Ideas, Harper Collins, 2004
Cool'eh magazine, July 2004
The Artist's magazine, September 2003
Juxtapoz magazine, May/June 2003
Step-by-Step Graphics, May 2001