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Phil Shaw


Phil Shaw creates visuals. His work ranges from works of art to information design but all still remaining under the umbrella of popular society. Phil Shaw studied in Rhode Island where he received his B.F.A in Visual Arts and Graphic Design Communications. After his education he moved to New York City to work for famed photographer Steven Klein (kleinstudio.us) (whose clients include Lady Gaga, Madonna, Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Vogue Magazine, Calvin Klein, Dolce and Gabanna, and Chanel just to name a few). From experiencing the fame in life from New York, Phil Shaw works to create visuals that speak to popular society.With a fascination of pop culture, Phil Shaw works to continuously use this as inspiration behind what every type of visual work he does. As an artist and designer Phil Shaw has created a clientele that he works to keep present in today's visual world.




Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2D and 3D media. Minor in Graphic Design Communications. Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI. DEC 2011. Studied under artists Tayo Heuser, Murray and Megan McMillan, Michael Rich, Anne Tait, Je_ery Silverthorne among others.


Jonathan Joseph Peters. New York City/Providence, RI. 2012-2013. Collaboration on upcoming FW 2013 line.

Anne Spalter Studios, Pawtucket, RI. 2012. annespalter.com

Steven Klein Studio, New York City. 2011-2012. kleinstudio.us Clients worked for include: Lady Gaga, Madonna, Alexander McQueen, Rihanna, American and Paris Vogue, i-D Magazine, Numéro Magazine, Arena Magazine, Calvin Klein, Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears, Tom Ford, Dolce and Gabanna, David Beckham, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Kate Moss, Justin Timberlake, Daphne Guiness, Beth Ditto, Amanda Lepore, Courtney Love, W Magazine, V Magazine, etc.


20X20 Exhibition. Aarhus, Denmark. 2013.

StyleWeek Northeast. Jonathan Joseph Peters Runway Show. The Biltmore, Providence, RI. Feb. 2013

4by6|6by4 Exhibition. Grand Junction, Colorado. 2013.

Black|Grey TakeAway Solo Exhibition. Jonathan Luke O’Brien Gallery. Providence, RI. 2013.

Postcards from the Edge: Visual Aids. Sikkema Jenkins & Co. Gallery. New York City. 2013.

1MegaPixel Collective. Online/International. 2013.

ArtBeat Auction for Aids Care Ocean State. The Biltmore. Providence, RI. 2012. With designer Jonathan Joseph Peters.

I'll Tell You What You Want, You Tell Me When: MINI ART GANG. Nicola Formechetti Studio, New York City. 2012.

Postcards from the Edge: Visual Aids. Cheim & Read Gallery, New York City. 2012. With artists Yoko Ono, John Baldesari, Je_ Koons and others.

We Are All Born SuperStars (SOLO). Sapphire Lounge, New York City. September 2011.

Arts Senior Exhibition. SAAHP Gallery, Bristol, RI. May 2011.

WTF?BOOM:A Varts Exhibition. 255 Franklin Street. Bristol, RI. May 2011.

*Small Works Juried Show. Hope Gallery, Bristol, RI. May 2011.

*V.Arts Showcase 2011. 255 Franklin Street, Bristol, RI. April 2011.

Poof:A Varts Exhibition. 255 Franklin Street, Bristol, RI. December 2010.

Mixed Media. Co_ee Depot, Warren, RI. October 2010.

*V.Arts Showcase 2010. SAAHP Gallery, Bristol, RI. April 2010.

Not Necessarily Digital. Machines With Magnets, Pawtucket, RI. December 2009.

State Art Expo. State Bar/ Night Club, Providence, RI. November 2009.

Art Mart. Global Heritage Hall Exhibition Space RWU, Bristol, RI. October 2009.

Show Nomadic. Hive Gallery, Pawtucket, RI. April 2009.

*V.Arts Showcase 2009. SAAHP Gallery, Bristol, RI. April 2009.

*V.Arts Showcase 2008. SAAHP Gallery, Bristol, RI. April 2008.


The Rhode Show. Jonathan Joseph Peters Interview. Feb. 2013.

Racked Boston. StyleWeek Article. January 2013.

The Providence Journal. Article on StyleWeek NorthEast. January 2013.

Look. A Styleweek Magazine. 2012.

The Rainbow Times. December 2012.

Soulrebella. Artist Spotlight. November 2012.

Pornceptual. 2011-2012.

MUSEE Magazine Issue 2. Fear. 2012.

BUTT Magazine Calendar. 2012.

Housewives of New York. 2012.

/Slant Magazine. September 2011.

Out In Chi. April 2011.

SWIM LITTLE FISH SWIM: Film by Lola Bessis & Ruben Amar. 2011.

Insidious Objects: Works of Elizabeth Du_y. 2011.

Modest Expectations: Film by Kieran Delaney. 2011.

Semblance: Film by Mike Formanski. 2011.