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Biography  ::
Diane S. Shaw

Assistant Professor of Art
Teaching Consultant
Professional Artist and Writer
Last updated November 2006

PRESENT POSITION

Assistant Professor of Visual Art
Department of Visual and Theatre Arts
The University of TN at Martin
Martin, TN 38238

II. EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts in Visual Art
Major Concentration: Painting
Minor Concentration: Modern and Contemporary Art
November, 1991, Memphis State University

Bachelor of Arts
Major: Visual Art, Minor: Education
May, 1976, Union University
Jackson, Tennessee

III. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ART, 2004-present
Department of Visual and Theatre Arts
College of Humanities and Fine Arts
The University of TN at Martin
Martin, TN 38238

ADJUNCT ART INSTRUCTOR 2000-2004
Department of Visual and Theatre Arts
College of Humanities and Fine Arts
The University of TN at Martin
Martin, TN 38238

ADJUNCT ART INSTRUCTOR 2002-2004
Dyersburg State Community College
College of Humanities
Tipton Co. Campus
Dyersburg, TN 38024

FREE-LANCE DESIGNER 1998-2004
TLM Architects
Jackson, TN 38301

PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR 1994-1997
West TN Regional Art Center
Humboldt, TN 38343

ART INSTRUCTOR 1980-1994
Peabody High School
Trenton Special School District
Trenton, TN 38382

ADJUNCT ART INSTRUCTOR 1993
Memphis State University
Jackson State Satellite Campus
Jackson, TN 38301

IV. SCHOLARLY / CREATIVE ACTIVITY

A. PRESENTER

University of TN at Martin workshop Aug. 2006
“Every Child Has a Story: Rethinking Curriculum in Art”
Lead Presenter

West TN Writing Project Teacher Workshop Nov. 2005
“Writing to Art”
University of TN at Martin

West TN Writing Project Teacher Workshop
“Discovering Art Through Writing”
Newbern Middle School, Newbern, TN Feb. 2005

Children’s Art Workshop 2003-2004
Gibson Co. Visual Arts Association Summers

Painting Lecture feature artist’s work
Evening of Fine Arts, Dyersburg, TN Nov. 2003

“Modern Art Philosophies and Techniques” Workshop Nov. 2002
Gibson Co. Visual Arts Association, Trenton, TN

“”Create-Then Think: The Art of Visual Dialogue” 1995
WTWP Summer Institute, UT at Martin

“Traditional Values in the Face of Changing Times” 1992
SECAC Conference, University of Alabama, Birmingham

“Starry Nights: A Comparison of two works by Van Gogh and Munch”, University of Memphis 1991

B. EXHIBITOR

IceHouse Gallery Exhibit and Competition Nov. 2006
Group Show

Renaissance Regional Competition and Exhibit Oct.-Dec 2006
Renaissance Center, Dickson, TN
Excellence Award

Abstract Earth Gallery—Group Show Nov.-present
www.abstractearthgallery.com 2006

Pennyroyal Art Exhibition, Hopkinsville, KY Oct. 2006

Upstream People Gallery—Group Show Sept.-present www.upstreampeoplegallery.com 2006

Southern Expressions Art Competition, Bolivar, TN—Merit award for “Best Landscape” June 2006

Emerging Artist Group Juried May 2006 Exhibition, May 2006 Canal Fulton, OHIO www.emergingartistsgroup.com

UTM Art Faculty Annual Fall Exhibition Nov. 2005

Art Matters/Obion Co. Art Council Exhibition Oct. 2005 Obion Co. Library

Workshop on Acrylic Painting, April 2005 Gibson Co. Visual Arts Association

UTM Art Faculty Annual Fall Exhibition Nov. 2004

Pennyroyal Art Exhibition, Hopkinsville, KY Sept. 2004

UTM Art Faculty Annual Fall Exhibition Nov. 2003

Evening of Fine Arts—Art Exhibition Nov. 2003 Dyersburg TN

UTM Art Faculty Annual Fall Exhibition Bartlett Performing Arts Center Nov. 2002

Gibson City Hall Exhibition, Gibson TN 2000

Milan No-Till Festival, Milan, TN—1st place 1997

14th Annual Women’s Art Competition, Prairie Grove, AR 1996 Honorable Mention

One-Man Show 1995 “The Sacred Place” West TN Regional Art Center Humboldt, TN

Fogelman Executive Center University of Memphis 1993-1997 Memphis, TN

City Market Art Center, Collectors’ Choice Exhibit 1993 Savannah, GA

Mid-South Educators’ Exhibit, Brooks Museum 1993 Memphis, TN

Two-Man Show 1993 Blytheville Civic Center, Blytheville, AR

One-Man Show 1993 Cooper St. Gallery, Memphis, TN

West TN National Museum of Women in the Arts Exhibition 1993 University of Memphis Gallery, Memphis, TN

Group Show Cooper St. Gallery, Memphis, TN 1992

Greater Midwest International VII 1992 Central Missouri State University

Group Show University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska 1992
MFA Thesis Show 1991
Memphis State University, Memphis, TN

“The Edge”, Mississippi State, Starkville, MS 1991
National Works on Paper Exhibition, University of MS

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