Tate Shaw


Executive Dir Visual Studies Workshop/ Associate Professor
(585) 442-2805
Office: Tower 204
Office Hours:

T, Th 10am-1pm Tower Gallery


Tate Shaw is an artist, writer, publisher, and curator living in Rochester, NY. His books are in international art library collections including the Tate Modern, London, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Joan Flasch Artists’ Books Collection, Yale Special Collections, and the George Eastman Museum Library, amongst others. His writing has appeared in a collection of essays on books by artists Blurred Library (2017), Rereading Empathy (2022), JAB: the Journal of Artists’ Books, The Blue Notebook, Aperture’s Photobook Review, Afterimage:the Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism, and other journals and catalog publications. He is the Editor of Visual Studies Workshop Press, the Director of Tower Fine Arts Gallery, and Associate Professor at SUNY Brockport.


BA in Liberal Arts, William Jewell College, 1994

MFA in Visual Studies, Visual Studies Workshop, SUNY Brockport

Areas of Specialty

Artists’ Books and Publishing as Art