* Edmonton, CA

Lives and works in Berlin & Edmonton.

 

Programs

2021             

 

Berlin Program for Artists, Berlin, DE

Education

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

 

2021                         

 

What Time Has Left, Wschód, Warsaw, PL 

Wschód for Liste Art Fair Basel (w. Anders Dickson), Basel, CH

2020                         

 

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

 

2022

 

Infinity of Unidentified Objects, Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture at ETH, Zürich (forthcoming)                               

The Transparent Man, New Scenario, DE (forthcoming)

                       

2021

 

BPA// Exhibition 2021, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, DE

Casa Uovo, Sangt Hipolyt, Berlin, DE

The Forage, Æ, Berlin, DE

Vigil, Friend of a friend -Wschód & Emanuel Layr, Warsaw, PL
 

2020

 

This is Fair, NADA w/ Wschód, www.thisisfair.org 

Condo London, Union Pacific w. 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 

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 - KKH, Stockholm, SE

Where Taped Seams Collapse, Galleri Mejan, Stockholm, SE

2013

 

A Presentation of FAQs, Ashley, Berlin, DE

Retail Merchandise Unit, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver, CA

Press / Bibliography

 

2022

 

Krzysztof Kościuczuk, Adam Shiu-Yang Shaw’s Impossible Objects, Frieze Issue 225

Camila McHugh, Adam Shiu-Yang Shaw at Wschód - Critics' Picks, Artforum

Kate Brown, Time Is the Ultimate Abrasive, Mousse Magazine Issue 78

2021                         

 

Mitch Speed, BPA// Exhibition 2021 - Catalogue, BPA// & KW Institute for Contemporary Art

2020

 

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

2018 

 

Vivien Trommer, Ashley Berlin by Vivien Trommer - Highlights, Kuba Paris

Alexandra Symons Sutcliffe, Letters from Berlin, Art Monthly Magazine, Issue 421 

Monopol Magazine, Special Issue - Berlin Art Week 2018

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

 

Katia Miroff, Livets hårda skola, Nordisk Kunstkritikk

2015

 

Veins of Gypsum Mortar, AQNB

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

2014

 

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

Talks / Teaching

2021

Splinters - BPA//Talks 6, KW Institute of Art, Berlin, DE

2019

 

Erasmus Plus Student Traineeship - École européenne supérieure de l’image, Angoulême, France, Berlin, DE

         

Residencies & Workshops

 

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 & James Trainor), 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

Grants & Awards

2022

Neustart Kultur - Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn, DE

2021

 

Research and Creation - Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa, CA

Recherchestipendium Bildende Kunst, Berlin, DE

Ars Viva - Shortlist, Berlin, DE

2020

 

Neustart Kultur - Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn, DE

Berlin Program for Artists, Berlin, DE

2018

 

Production grant, Canadian Embassy in Germany, Berlin, DE

Mobility Funding, Nordic Culture Point, Helsinki, FI

2016

 

Stig Hedbergs Stipendiefond, Stockholm, SE

Eva & Hugo Bergmans Fond, Stockholm, SE