Curriculum Vitae: Dorothy Bury Shaw

Summary

2009 - current
Lives and works in Downers Grove, Illinois

2014 – current
Full-time fine artist, Downers Grove, Illinois

1994 – 2014   
Designer/Proprietor of Elderbury Interiors, Downers Grove, Illinois

1975-1978      
Freelanced as an editorial illustrator, Chicago, Illinois

1972-1976      
Attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Art, Chicago, Illinois

1954               
Born in Chicago, Illinois


Select Group Exhibitions

2018

  • Old Courthouse Gallery - If You Only Knew - Woodstock, IL

2017   

  • Chicago Cultural Center – Remnants & Remembrances – Chicago, IL
  • Bloomingdale Museum – Off the Beaten Path – Bloomingdale, IL
  • Old Court House Gallery - Adam & Eve, the Beauty and Loss of Innocence – Woodstock, IL
  • Mayslake Peabody Mansion – Best of the Best – Oak Brook, IL
  • Du Page Art League – Heart – Wheaton, IL
  • Brigantine Gallery – Art & Poetry Event – Downers Grove, IL
  • If These Walls Could Talk – Portals – Aurora, IL
  • Downers Grove Public Library - Some Like it Hot – Downers Grove, IL

2016   

  • Benedictine University – We Are CAVA – Lisle, IL
  • Bloomingdale Museum – Attention to Detail – Bloomingdale, IL
  • Mayslake Peabody Mansion – 100 Year Anniversary, Du Page Forest Preserves – Oak Brook, IL
  • La Grange Art League – Sailor’s Delight -  La Grange, IL
  • Du Page Art Leauge, - Best of the Best - Wheaton, IL
  • Woodridge Public Library – Annual Exhibit, sponsored by the Downers Grove Artists’ Guild  -  Woodridge, IL
  • The Brigantine Gallery, Downers Grove, IL
  • AWA, American Women in Art - Spring Exhibition – AWA online exhibition

2015   

  • The David Adler Center for the Arts – Observations & Reflections – Libertyville, IL
  • The Brigantine Gallery, –Exhibit, sponsored by the Downers Grove Artists’ Guild -  Downers Grove, IL
  • Next Gallery – National Exhibit of Select Artists - St. Charles, IL
  • Woodridge Public Library – Annual Exhibit, sponsored by the Downers Grove Artists’ Guild  -  Woodridge, IL
  • La Grange Art League – Juried Exhibit - La Grange, IL
  • Downers Grove Public Library – Annual Exhibit, Downers Grove Artists’ Guild  -  Downers Grove, IL
  • Creek Gallery – National Juried Exhibit -, Crystal Lake, IL
  • National University of Health Sciences – Juried Exhibit -  Lombard, IL
  • ArtFlash at the Arterie Gallery  - Select Award Winning Artists - Naperville, IL
  • Mayslake Peabody Mansion – Best of the Best – Oak Brook, IL

2014   

Woodridge Public Library – Annual Exhibit, sponsored by the Downers Grove Artists’ Guild - Woodridge, IL 


Invitational Exhibitions

2017    

La Grange Public Library – Select Award Winning Artists, sponsored by LGAL – La Grange, IL 

2016    

Preston Bradley Center – Watercolor Invitational  - Chicago, IL 


Residencies

2018

  • Indian Prairie Public Library, Artists in Residence, April 3 - June 26, 2018

Affiliations

  • Downers Grove Artists Guild – Artist Member (2014 – present)
  • La Grange Art League – Artist Member  (2014 – present)
  • CAVA - Chicago Alliance of Visual Arts    (2015 – present)
  • Illinois State Poetry Society (2017 - present)
  • Du Page Art League (2016)
  • AWA – American Women in Art (2016)

 


Select Awards

2018

  • Prairie View Arts Invitational, April 6, 2018, "Best of Show for Collective Works

  • Addison Center for the Arts exhibition, Creative Insights, April 13, 2018, "Best of Show" for This Time, That Place

2017    

  • Morton Arboretum - Art & Wine Walk - Lisle, IL  2nd Place for Collective Works
  • Bloomingdale Museum – Off the Beaten Path - Bloomingdale, IL, 4th Place for We Come As One
  • Downers Grove Art Guild, Downers Grove, IL, 2nd Place for Tender Mercies

2016

  • Morton Arboretum - Art & Wine Walk - Lisle, IL “Best of Show” for Collective Works
  • Bloomingdale Museum, Bloomingdale, IL, 1st Place for Tender Mercies
  • La Grange Art League, La Grange, IL, 3rd Place for A Prayer’s Release
  • Charles Vickery Award, La Grange, IL, January 2016 for The Mermaid’s Secret
  • Downers Grove Artists Guild, Downers Grove, IL, 2nd Place for Star of Peace

2015

  • Downers Grove Artists Guild, Downers Grove, IL  1st Place for The Mermaid’s Secret

1975

  • Chicago Academy of Fine Art, Chicago, IL, Full Scholarship 1975-76

Press

2017

  • Manhattan Arts, International Exhibition – HERstory – Featured Artist
  • Chicago Alliance of Visual Artists, Interview (Watch on YouTube)

 

2016

  • Suburban Life Magazine – Fall Publication, “Between the Lines”
  • Chicago Tribune, The Doings – Featured Artist, Hinsdale Fine Art Festival
  • Artsy Shark – Featured Artist
  • AWA American Women Artists,  Annual Spring Exhibition – Featured Artist

 


Publications

2018

Love Without Distance: A Heartscape of Art and Verse, April 2018. (Click here for details)


Teaching Experience

2017    

Workshop – Art Therapy for Cancer Patients – Little Company of Mary Hospital, Evergreen Park, IL

2017    

Lecture – La Grange Art League, La Grange, IL

1974 – 1977     

Art Instructor, Union League Boys Club, Chicago, IL


Education

1976                

Chicago Academy of Fine Art, Chicago, in affiliation with Columbia College

Full Scholarship, Four Year Associate Degree in Editorial Illustration


Representation

2015 – 2018             

Circle of Stone, La Grange, IL 

2015 – 2016                 

Fortunate Discoveries, Chicago, IL