CURRICULUM VITAE

Shay Bredimus

Born: Omaha, Nebraska 1979

Education:

2006- 2008   Laguna College of Art and Design, MFA Painting,Laguna Beach, CA

2002-2004    Emily Carr University, BFA Painting, Vancouver BC

2001               Academy of Art, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

1998-2002    Mesa Community College, Associate of Arts Degree, Mesa AZ

Studies:

2008               Wes Christensen, Los Angeles, CA

2007               Stephen Douglas, Los Angeles, CA

2006               F. Scott Hess, Los Angeles, CA

2003               Peter Schuyff, Vancouver BC

1998-2001    Jim Garrison, Mesa, AZ

Exhibitions:

2018 

Cartomancy, 2015-2018, 72 piece complete collection, solo show, The Long Beach Museum of Art. Long Beach ,CA

2017  

Love Letters, Basement Projects, Santa Ana, CA

Liberty, Koplin Del Rio ,Seattle, WA

Tattoo, (curated by the Long Beach Museum of Art) Art Exchange ,Long Beach ,CA

2016  

Identity, Koplin Del Rio , Seattle, WA

 Invitational Alumni Show,  Mesa Art Gallery, Mesa, AZ

Vanitas, 3rd Street Art Studio, Long Beach, CA

2015   

“Shay Bredimus: Artist in Residence”, Long Beach Museum of Art, long Beach, CA

2014

Cartomancy: Recent Drawings by Shay Bredimus, Koplin Del Rio, Culver City, CA

Kulture Klash, Ink N Iron Festival, the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

reconFIGURED, The Egan Gallery, Fullerton, CA

Artopia by OC Weekly, Muzeo, Anaheim, CA

Mirror | Mirror, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

2013  

WUNDERKAMMER, Koplin Del Rio, Culver City, CA

WONDERWORKS, Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong, China

ART AUCTION XV: Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

I DONT WANT TO GO TO PRISON: a group exhibition, Artist CO-OP, Long Beach, CA

2012   

SUBLIME: Nature, Science and the Divine in Contemporary Art, Koplin Del Rio, Culver City, CA

BETWEEN TRUTH AND FICTION: Pictorial Narratives, Koplin Del Rio, Culver City, CA

SELF-POSSESSED: Examining Identity in the 21st century, Koplin Del Rio, Culver City, CA

L.A. Skin & INK: Tattooing in Los Angeles, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Art Driven, Sullen Art Collective, Los Alamitos, CA

Kotomi: Female Personifications of the Sister Cities of Los Angeles, solo exhibition, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA

2011    

Indelible, Central California Museum of Arts, Fresno, CA

Statements in Black and White, S Cube Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

Small Works Show, Prographica, Seattle, WA

Face-to-Face, William D. Cannon Gallery, Carlsbad, CA

2010    

Indelible Marks, solo exhibition, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA

2009    

West Coast Drawing, Curated  by Norman Lundin, Davidson Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008

Shay Bredimus: The Rhetorical Body, San Luis Obispo Art Center, CA

LA Art Fair, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

Not without Form: Recent Drawings and works on Paper, Donna Beach Fine Art Gallery, UNLV, Las Vegas, NV

Contemporary Realist Painting and Drawing, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA

LCAD MFA Group Show, Curated by Peter Frank, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

MFA solo exhibition, 1-5 Gallery, Los Angeles CA

2004

BFA solo exhibition, KD6 Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

Awards:

Acknowledgement from the City of Los Angeles for Kotomi: Female Personifications of the Sister Cities of Los Angeles.