Tate Shaw

Associate Professor, English, Executive Director, Visual Studies Workshop
(585) 442-8676
tshaw@brockport.edu
Office: 31 Prince Street

Education

  • MFA, State University of New York, College at Brockport, 2006
  • BA, William Jewell College, 1998

Courses Taught

GRADUATE COURSES

2013 Visual Studies Workshop, SUNY Brockport, State University of NY
  • Advanced Problems Electronic Imaging
  • Advanced Problems in Visual Studies Arts Organization Practicum
  • Digital Media II
  • Imaging Systems (Books) I, II Internship in Visual Studies
  • Graduate Project I (Research Seminar)
  • Graduate Project II (Thesis)
  • Photobook Sequence and Narrative
2012 Visual Studies Workshop, SUNY Brockport, State University of NY
  • Advanced Digital Media
  • Advanced Problems in Visual Studies
  • Arts Organization Practicum
  • Contemporary Image Survey: Artists’ Magazines (Seminar) Graduate Project I (Research Seminar)
  • Graduate Project II (Thesis)
  • Imaging Systems (Books) I, II
  • Internship in Visual Studies
  • Photo-Bookworks Survey
2011 Visual Studies Workshop, SUNY Brockport, State University of NY
  • Advanced Problems in Visual Studies
  • Alternative Views of Art: Visual Display (Seminar)
  • Arts Organization Practicum
  • Graduate Project I (Research Seminar)
  • Graduate Project II (Thesis)
  • Imaging Systems (Books) I, II
  • Internship in Visual Studies
2009 Visual Studies Workshop, SUNY Brockport, State University of NY
  • Advanced Photo II
  • Advanced Problems in Electronic Imaging Arts Organization Practicum
  • Graduate Project II (Thesis)
  • Imaging Systems (Books) I, II
  • Internship in Visual Studies
  • Structure of the Visual Book
2008 Visual Studies Workshop, SUNY Brockport, State University of NY
  • Advanced Photo II
  • Advanced Problems in Electronic Imaging
  • Alternative Views of Art: Blurring the Library (Seminar) Arts Organization Practicum
  • Digital Media II
  • Graduate Project II (Thesis)
  • Imaging Systems (Books) I, II
  • Internship in Visual Studies
2008 Visual Studies Workshop, SUNY Brockport, State University of NY Arts Organization
  • Practicum
  • Graduate Project II
  • Imaging Systems (Books) I
  • Internship in Visual Studies
2007 Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
  • Graduate Core Imaging Arts
Visual Studies Workshop, SUNY Brockport, State University of NY
  • Imaging Systems (Books) I, II
  • Advanced Digital Media
  • Media Culture (Seminar)
  • Structure of the Visual Book
2006 Visual Studies Workshop, SUNY Brockport, State University of NY
  • Imaging Systems (Books) I

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

2008
  • Image and Text, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • Advanced Digital Art, SUNY Brockport, State University of NY
  • Visual Art Experience, SUNY Brockport, State University of NY
  • Contemporary Issues: Identity Theft and Surveillance Imagery, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
2007
  • 2D–Artists’ Books, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • 2D–Drawing and Collage, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • Photography as a Fine Art 2, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York
2006
  • Introduction to Digital Art, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • 2D–Drawing and Printmaking, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • Concepts in Digital Art: Identity Theft, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • Advanced Digital Art, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
2005
  • Advanced Photography: Digital Artists’ Books, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

GRADUATE WORKSHOPS

  • 2013 Performing Books, Visual Studies Workshop, Summer Institute
  • 2011 Image, Series, Sequence (with Nathan Lyons), Visual Studies Workshop, Summer Institute
  • 2008 Writing for Artists’ Books, Visual Studies Workshop, Summer Institute
  • 2007 The Working Book, Visual Studies Workshop, Summer Institute
  • 2006 InDesign for Artists, Visual Studies Workshop, Summer Institute

UNDERGRADUATE WORKSHOPS

  • 2011 Image, Series, Sequence (with Nathan Lyons), Visual Studies Workshop, Summer Institute
  • 2007 The Working Book, Visual Studies Workshop, Summer Institute
  • 2006 InDesign for Artists, Visual Studies Workshop, Summer Institute

COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS

  • 2007 Digital Artists’ Books, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Fall Session
  • 2006 Digital Artists’ Books, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Summer Session

Research Interests

  • Artists’ Books
  • Image and Text
  • Image Sequence
  • Photo-Bookworks
  • Publishing as an Art
  • Visual Book Libraries

Professional Positions

  • 2013 - Assistant Professor, SUNY Brockport, State University of NY
  • 2008 - Executive Director, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • 2010 - Founder, Coordinator, Photo-Bookworks Symposium, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • 2009 - Editorial Board, Journal of Artists’ Books, Chicago, IL
  • 2005 - Founder, Co-Publisher Preacher’s Buscuit Books, Rochester, NY
  • 2011-12 Coordinator, Northeast Regional Society of Photographic Education Conference, Rochester, NY
  • 2008-12 - Visiting Assistant Professor, The College at Brockpoort, State University of NY
  • 2007-08 - Coordinator, Book Arts Fair and Conference, Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, MD
  • 2007-08 - Adjunct Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, Imaging Arts
  • 2006-08 - Adjunct Professor, SUNY Brockport, State University of NY, Art
  • 2006-08 - Coordinator, Independent Press Archive, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • 2005-08 - Adjunct Professor, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, Art and Art History

EXHIBITIONS

  • 2014 solo “The Ground,” Spectrum Gallery, Rochester, NY (forthcoming)
  • 2013 solo “The Ground,” The Western New York Book Art Center, Buffalo, NY (forthcoming)
  • 2013 solo “The Ground,” Tioga Arts Council, Owego, NY (forthcoming)
  • 2011 group The World as Text,” Center for Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College Chicago, IL 2011 group “Art in the Global Age,” Asian Arts Gallery Center for the Arts, Towson University, MD
  • 2010 group “Photo-Bookworks,” Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
  • 2010 group “The Secret Library of Solihull,” Soliuhull Gallery, Sohlihull, UK
  • 2009 group “New Wave: Artists’ Books in the 21st Century,” at Impact Multi–disciplinary Printmaking Conference at UWE Bristol, Bristol, UK
  • 2008 group (published books) “\’flõ\: art, text, new media,” The New York Center for the Book Arts, NY The Conscience of a Nation: Sid Chafetz Leads the Way,” George Mason University Gallery, Fairfax County, VA
  • 2007 group “Action/Interaction,” Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL
  • 2007 group “Montage Over Britain,” Permanent Gallery, Brighton, UK
  • 2007 group (published books) “Book in Hand,” ALL – Art + Literature Laboratory, New Haven, CT 2007 collaboration “Preacher’s Biscuit Books,” UWE Bristol Libraries, Bristol, UK
  • 2006 group “Across the Page,” International Art and Artists, Hillyer Art Space, Washington DC
  • 2006 group “Artists’ Books,” Paintworks Gallery, Bristol, UK
  • 2006 group “First Annual Manchester Artists Book Fair,” Manchester University, Manchester, UK
  • 2006 group “Links,” Review Studios, Kansas City, MO
  • 2005 group “(un)bound,” Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
  • 2005 collaboration “Reversing the Fall: in Three Parts,” in collaboration with Marni Shindelman, Rochester, NY Contemporary Satellite Space, Rochester, NY
  • 2004 solo “Three Weeks in the Country,” 171 Cedar Arts Center, Corning, NY 2004 solo “Preacher’s Biscuit Books,” University Gallery, Mansfield University, PA

CURATIONS

  • 2013 “Chemo-Toxic, I Am That, and Other Stories by Willie Osterman” at Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • 2013 “Visual Book Club,” Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • 2012 Co-Curator with Karen vanMeenen, “Aesthetics of Atrocity Lecture and Screening Series,” at Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • 2012 “Expansion: How Photography Has Expanded Since the 1960s and What Are We Going To Do With All The Images In The World?” the Northeast Regional Society of Photographic Education Conference hosted at Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • 2012 “Photo-Bookworks Symposium,” Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • 2012 “Visual Book Club,” Visual Studies Workshop, Rocehster, NY
  • 2011 “Everything in Time: Maximalist Works by Media Artists,” The New York Center for the Book Arts, NY, NY
  • 2011 “A Reading Room for Shedding Light books and photographs by Pamela Vander Zwan,” Visual Studies Workshop and the Monroe County Regional Public Library Lower Link Gallery, Rochester, NY
  • 2011 Guest Co-Curator, “The World as Text,” Center for Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • 2011 Co-Curator with Rick Hock, Alison Nordström, and Femke Lutgerink, “Transitions–Rochester,” Visual Studies Workshop and FOTODOK, Rochester, NY and Utrecht, The Netherlends
  • 2011 “13 Views in Arid Lands by Potter-Belmar Labs,” Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • 2011 “Experiments in A/V,” Screening and Performance Series,Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • 2010 “Photo-Bookworks Symposium,” Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • 2010 “Time–Based Architecture by Karen Brummund,” Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • 2010 Co-Curator with John Roche, “Visual Arts Panel,” The Black Mountain North Symposium, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY
  • 2010 “Everything in Time: Maximalist Works by Media Artists,” Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • 2009 “Pleasure and Beauty by Carla Williams,” Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • “The Shape of White: Photomontages by Sergei Sviatchenko,” Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY “mE Tools: books and objects by Masumi Shibata of masumiEDUCATIONAL,” Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • “Result: Zero, Photographs by Khiang Hei of the 1989 Tiananmen Square Student Protest,” Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • “Timed Release: Heidi Kumao,” Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
  • Co-Curator with Ward Tietz, “Society and Sensoria: Books at the Speed of the Senses,” Symposia, The 10th Biennial Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Conference at the Cafritz Art Center, Montgomery College of Art and Design, Silver Spring, MD
  • “A Reading Room: Artists’ Books from VSW Press,” for “Joan Lyons, Selected Work/Four Decades,” Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
  • “Genetics: Books from VSW Press,” Visual Studies Workshop Gallery, Rochester, NY “Genetics: Books from VSW Press,” Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, Silver Spring, MD