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Jesse Shaw

Jesse Shaw (b.1980) is a printmaker primarily working in relief prints carved from linoleum blocks. His work is based in the narrative, satirical, political, and social commentary tradition of the graphic print. Jesse is currently working on a series of fifty prints depicting the epic story of America. He has completed 28 prints in the series over the past nine years. Prints from his “American Epic” series of linocut prints have been exhibited nationally in Nashville, New Orleans, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, and Philadelphia. Exhibitions include “American Epic,” Vanderbilt Divinity School, Nashville, TN, 2016 Art on Paper Art Fair, New York, NY, “New Prints/New Narratives Summer 2013” IPCNY, New York, NY and at Du Mois Gallery part of the 2012 SGCI Navigating Currents, New Orleans, LA. Visiting Artist and Guest Speaker appearances include Vanderbilt Divinity School, Nashville, TN, University of Anchorage Alaska, Anchorage, AK, and the University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC.

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