Fahamu Pecou’s Do or Die: Affect, Ritual, Resistance /// February 23rd – April 7th, 2018

Fahamu Pecou’s Do or Die: Affect, Ritual, Resistance /// February 23rd – April 7th, 2018

Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery presents a solo exhibition by Fahamu Pecou, entitled DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance, from February 23rd- April 7th, 2018. Fahamu Pecou is an Atlanta-based visual artist and scholar whose works combine observations on hip-hop, fine art and popular culture. Pecou is profoundly involved in exploring the state of Black existence – life […]

Annual Student Exhibition 2018

Annual Student Exhibition 2018

GUEST JUROR The guest juror for the show was Julia Greenway. Originally from Detroit Michigan, Julia began her curatorial practice with Interstitial, a contemporary new media gallery in Georgetown. Her work focuses on how digital media influences the aesthetic presentation of gender, economics, and environment. Upon relocating to Seattle 6 years ago, she began working […]

Alternate Endings, Radical Beginnings

Alternate Endings, Radical Beginnings

  In collaboration with Visual AIDS, Shaw Gallery proudly debuts its Screening Room, by featuring ALTERNATE ENDINGS, RADICAL BEGINNINGS. December 1st – December 15th, 2017 ALTERNATE ENDINGS, RADICAL BEGINNINGS, features seven new and innovative short videos that prioritize Black narratives within the ongoing AIDS epidemic. In spite of the impact of HIV/AIDS within Black communities, these […]

2017 Fall BFA Thesis Exhibition

2017 Fall BFA Thesis Exhibition

  Students pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in the Department of Visual Art and Design at Weber State University exhibit their capstone work in a thesis exhibition prior to graduation.  The exhibition takes place twice a year, for both Fall and Spring graduates, and provides a valuable opportunity for students to showcase their […]

Isabel Rocamora’s Ecstatic Solitudes

Isabel Rocamora’s Ecstatic Solitudes

Ecstatic Solitudes brings into dialogue, for the first time in an American gallery space, two celebrated films by British-Spanish artist Isabel Rocamora. Seen in museums and filmothèques worldwide, her large-scale video installations consider the performative language of human gesture and its relationship to individual and cultural identity. The works in this exhibition offer breathtaking imagery […]