Born Edmonton, CA

Lives / works in Berlin, DE


Education / Fellowships

2020 – 2022             Berlin Program for Artists, Berlin, DE

2016                         Master of Fine Arts, Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, SE

2015                         Master of Fine Arts (guest), Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, NL

2013                         Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, CA


Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions


2020                         Liste w/ Anders Dickson, Basel, CH (cancelled)

                                 Memory Loss - Drakken II, Coyote, Stockholm, SE

2018                         Can There Be Forgiveness?, Ashley, Berlin, DE

                                 Pledge, Sox Galeri, Berlin, DE

                                 F-150, Polansky Gallery, Prague, CZ

                                 Clerks' Quarters (w. Angharad Williams & E.O.M.), Bobs Pogobar - KW,  Berlin, DE

                                 Benevolent Nerves, Galerija 427, Riga, LV

2017                         Vinegar Stone & The Language of Flowers, Towards, Toronto, CA

2016                         Undilutable Slang Truth, Galleri Mejan Stockholm, SE

2015                         Internal Climates (w. Emma LaMorte), Sunset Terrace, Vancouver, CA

2014                         Staging Economy (w. Logan Sturrock), Sunset Terrace, Vancouver, CA


Selected Group Exhibitions


2020                         The Transparent Man, New Scenario, DE (forthcoming)

                                 Friend of a Friend, Galeria Wschód w/ Johan König & Hot Wheels, Warsaw, PL (cancelled)

                                 This is Fair, NADA,

                                 Condo London, Union Pacific w. Galeria Wschód & Et al., London, UK 

2019                         But Doctor, I am Pagliacci, The Loon, Toronto, CA

                                 Uttran II, Utran Lake, Ronninge, Stockholm, SE

                                 Schrein der Freundschaft, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein Potsdam, DE

2018                         Clerks' Quarters II - Lite REO (w. Acting Press), Ashley, Berlin, DE

                                 Don't Come In, Winterfeldtstrasse 31, Berlin, DE

                                 At the End of the Game You Will Be Forgotten, Alyssa Davis Gallery, New York City, US

                                 In Commerce Court, Main Street, Toronto, CA

                                 Jugend ist Trunkenheit Ohne Wein, Bikini Space, Basel, CH

2017                         Let’s see, where were we? In the pit of despair, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL 

                                 Door, 240 Karl-Marx Straße, Berlin, DE

                                 Gabinete De Moda, Gabinete, Lisbon, PG

                                 Kamias Triennial, Kamias Special Projects, Kamias City, PH

                                 Grounds for Magical Thinking, J Hammond Projects, London, UK

                                 Period Pieces (A Sunset Terrace Retrospective), Projet Pangée, Montreal, CA 

2016                         Peach, W139, Amsterdam, NL

                                 Dinner Room Terravore, Oslo10, Basel, CH 

                                 The First Story Ever Told, Krets, Malmö, SE

                                 Navigating. Items for a place without historical centre, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, SE    

                                 Life ist Life Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Berlin, Garret Grimoire, Berlin, DE

                                 Collect Yourself, Sergelgatan 8-10, Stockholm, SE

2015                         Veins of Gypsum Mortar, Ashley, Berlin, DE

                                 Performance Proletarians/Hit the North, Andquestionmark, Stockholm, SE

                                 Shipping, Galleria FAFA, Helsinki, FI

2014                         Breathing Fresh Air, Mellanrummet, Stockholm, SE

2013                         A Presentation of FAQs, Ashley, Berlin, DE

                                 Retail Merchandise Unit, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver, CA


Residencies & Workshops


2021                         Siliqoon Lab, Rome, IT (forthcoming)

2016                         Summer Symposium, Sikås Art Center, Sikås, SE

2015                         Nomadic Duchamp w. Hinrich Sachs & Lisi Raskin, The Tyler School, Philadelphia, US

                                 The Institute of Investigative Living w. Andrea Zittel, A-Z West, Joshua Tree, US

                                 Performance Proletarians w. Benjamin Valenza,  Konstfack University, Stockholm, SE

2013                         The Future Is Coming Every Day w. Elizabeth Zvonar, Artscape Gibraltor Point, Toronto, CA


Selected Press


2020                         Why Canadian Artists are Flourishing in Berlin, Elizabeth Renzetti, The Globe and Mail

2019                         Junge Kunstgalerien in Berlin, Maurin Dietrich, Vogue Deutschland

2018                         Highlights 8/12, Vivienne Trommer, Kuba Paris

                                 Letters from Berlin, Alexandra Symons Sutcliffe, Art Monthly Magazine

                                 Monopol Magazine, Special Issue - Berlin Art Week

2017                         Adam Shiu-Yang Shaw’s ‘vinegar stone and the language of flowers’ feels the need to not need anything more at Towards Gallery, AQNB

2016                         Livets hårda skola, Katia Miroff, Kunstkritikk

2015                         Veins of Gypsum Mortar, AQNB

                                 Adam Shiu-Yang Shaw, Tiffin Breen, Blue Moon Magazine, Issue 2

2014                         A Collaborative Enterprise, Dustin Brons, Bartelby Review, Issue 15