Curriculum Vitae

Shawn Eisenach

shawn@wholewheattoast.com

Education

  1. 2007 M.F.A. University of Georgia, Athens, GA With Highest Distinction
  2. 2003 B.F.A. Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  3. 2000 A.A. Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA

Teaching

  1. 2014 Instructor, Etching Workshop (multiple sessions), CCSF Continuing Education, San Francisco, CA
  2. 2013 Instructor, Beginning Etching, CCSF Continuing Education, San Francisco, CA
  3. 2009 Instructor, Beginning & Advanced Printmaking, Nimbus Arts, St. Helena, CA
  4. 2009 Adjunct Faculty, Monotype, Napa Valley College, Napa, CA
  5. 2008 Adjunct Faculty, Mixed Media, Napa Valley College, Napa, CA
  6. 2008 Adjunct Faculty, 2D Design, Napa Valley College, Napa, CA
  7. 2008 Adjunct Faculty, Field Drawing, Napa Valley College, Napa, CA
  8. 2008 Adjunct Faculty, Monotype, Napa Valley College, Napa, CA
  9. 2008 Adjunct Faculty, Drawing 1, Napa Valley College, Napa, CA
  10. 2007 Adjunct Faculty, 2D Design, Napa Valley College, Napa, CA
  11. 2006-2007 Instructor of Record, Drawing 1, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  12. 2005-2006 Instructor of Record, Intaglio 1, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Awards

  1. 2009 Napa Valley College Foundation Faculty Grant, Napa Valley College, Napa, CA
  2. 2007-2006 Teaching Assistantship, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  3. 2006-2005 Teaching Assistantship, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  4. 2005-2004 Incoming Graduate Assistantship, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  5. 2003 Emerging Sonoma Talent Award, Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, CA
  6. 2001 Think Again, Artist Honorarium, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

Solo Exhibitions

  1. 2008 Unbecoming Seriousness, Steadfast, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada
  2. 2008 New Work, Menlo Gallery, Napa, CA
  3. 2003 Emerging Sonoma Talent, Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, CA

Group Exhibitions (selected)

  1. 2018 Art From The Heart, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  2. 2017 Art From The Heart, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  3. 2016 Not A Lemon, Scott Ellsworth Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  4. 2016 Art From The Heart, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  5. 2015 Strike Away, Paxton Gate, San Francisco, CA
  6. 2015 Art From The Heart, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  7. 2014 Art From The Heart, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  8. 2013 THINK SMALL 7 Miniature Invitational, Artspace, Richmond, VA
  9. 2012 Art From The Heart, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  10. 2011 THINK SMALL 6 Miniature Invitational, Artspace, Richmond, VA
  11. 2011 Mardi Gras, Artspace, Richmond, VA
  12. 2011 Art From The Heart, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  13. 2010 Cafe Royal Pop Up Library, PR1 Gallery, Preston, UK
  14. 2010 Leaf and Signal, The Bridge, Charlottesville, VA
  15. 2010 Two Days Slow: An Alice in Wonderland group show, Canteen, Ottawa, Canada
  16. 2010 Art from the Heart, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  17. 2009 Think Small Fifth Biennial Miniature Invitational, Artspace, Richmond, VA
  18. 2009 Human Draw-In, Brown Street Gallery, Napa, CA
  19. 2009 Sketchbook Project 3, Traveling Exhibition venues including; Chicago Art Source Gallery and Museum of Design Atlanta, Museum of Contemporary Art DC
  20. 2009 Return to Sender, Canteen, Ottawa, Canada
  21. 2009 Art From The Heart, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  22. 2008 What I Learned in School Today, Napa Valley College Art Gallery, Napa, CA
  23. 2008 Little Big Show, Club SAW, Ottawa, Canada
  24. 2008 Artspace National Juried Photography and Printmaking Exhibition, Artspace, Richmond, VA
  25. 2007 Faculty Show, Napa Valley College Art Gallery, Napa, CA
  26. 2007 Over & Out, University of Oregon, Photon Theater, Eugene, OR
  27. 2007 Laser Level, Columbus State University Carpenter’s Hall Gallery, Columbus, GA
  28. 2007 Master of Fine Arts Degree Candidate Exhibition, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
  29. 2007 Florida Printmakers 15th Print Competition. Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL
  30. 2006 Recent UGA M.F.A. Students, Myers Gallery, Athens, GA
  31. 2006 Annual Print Show, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA
  32. 2005 Marginalia, Juried Print Exchange, Reuff Gallery, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  33. 2005 Invitational Group Show, Taxi/Hill Creative Arts, Singapore
  34. 2005 Group Show, Up Down Gallery, Athens, GA
  35. 2005 Thick and Thin, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA
  36. 2005 Regional Juried M.F.A. Show, Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  37. 2005 Annual Print Show, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA
  38. 2004 Total Eclipse of the Art, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA
  39. 2004 Recent Drawings, Sawyer's, Santa Rosa, CA
  40. 2003 Juried Student Show, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  41. 2003 B.F.A. Graduate Show, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  42. 2003 The Curatorial Eye: Fifteen Perspectives, S-MoVA, Santa Rosa, CA
  43. 2002 Curated Student Prints and Drawings, Sonoma Academy, Santa Rosa, CA
  44. 2002 Post/Post Card, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
  45. 2002 Student Prints, Imagery Winery, Glen Ellen, CA
  46. 2002 So Exquisite, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
  47. 2002 Juried Student Show, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  48. 2001 Traveling Student Show, Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, FL
  49. 2001 Think Again, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
  50. 2001 Juried Student Show, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

Exhibitions Curated

  1. 2008 The Xerces Society. Installment VII: From London to Marrakech and Artist Talk, Napa Valley College; Menlo Gallery, Napa, CA

Publications (published by others)

  1. 2017 Š! 'BFF'
  2. 2016 Ink Brick 5
  3. 2016 Plus 13 11/13
  4. 2015 Rough House 3
  5. 2014 Double Nickels Forever, Warren Craghead III, Editor
  6. 2014 Blanco Experimental Issues 53, 54, 55
  7. 2013 Godzilla Fanzine #4
  8. 2010 Leaf and Signal, The Bridge, Warren Craghead III, curator
  9. 2009 Oh Really!? Number 5, Oh Really Gallery, Australia
  10. 2009 Cafe Royal Number 5, Cafe Royal Press, Craig Atkinson editor, England
  11. 2008 This is the Way the Cookie Crumbles, Arthur d’Araujo editor, Brazil

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  1. 2007 Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition (2007), Exhibition Catalog, UGA, GA, p. 20, 21
  2. 2007 Lennie Benett, “Explore a Range of Impressions,” St. Petersburg Times, Feb 1, 2007
  3. 2007 Florida Printmakers 15th Print Competition Catalog, Jan 2007
  4. 2005 Up Down Gallery Presents, Exhibition Catalog, Up Down Gallery, GA, p. 21, 22
  5. 2003 “Critics Pick”, North Bay Bohemian, Vol. 25.27, Nov 20-26, 2003

Interviews

  1. A to Zine: A Guide to Understanding Zines, Sabrina Ricci, indiereader.com, Nov 20, 2013
  2. Interview with Shawn Eisenach, Claudio Parentela, coward33sneeze15, Dec 21, 2009

Lectures

  1. 2008 Lecture on Drawing, Sierra College, Grass Valley, CA
  2. 2008 Discussion and BFA Student Critiques, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  3. 2007 Panelist, Art Talk, Derek Guthrie chair, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA

Tabling

  1. 2012-2015 East Bay Alternative Book and Zine Fest, Berkeley, CA
  2. 2016 Kiosk Fest, San Francisco Zine Fest, San Francisco, CA
  3. 2012-2017 San Francisco Zine Fest, San Francisco, CA
  4. 2014, 2016, 2017 Short Run, Seattle, WA
  5. 2014 Small Press Expo, Bethesda, MD