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BIOGRAPHY SILAS SHABELEWSKA

Born Nice France, 1963

Education Studied at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 1984-1985

Studied at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY, 1985-1988

Resides Lives and Works in New York and Indiana, USA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009 Three Series of Photographs, Soufer Gallery, New York, NY

2009 PEACE & LOVE, Untitled 2144 Gallery, Miami, FL

2008 PEACE & LOVE, Soufer Gallery, New York, NY

2008 The Vermeer Series, Soufer Gallery, New York, NY

2007 LOVE, Soufer Gallery, New York, NY

2006 Roads America, Björn Ressle Fine Art, New York, NY

2005 Roads America, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA

2004 Roads America, Briggs Robinson Gallery at Soho House, New York, NY

2003-4 Silas Shabelewska, Patrick Verelst Gallery, Antwerp (Belgium)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBTIONS

2014 THE CONTEMPORARY INDUSTRIAL LANDSCAPE Through the Eyes of Four International Photographers: Adolfo Doring, Andre von Morisee, Sergio Purtell, Silas Shabelewska, curated by Andre von Morisse, Soufer Gallery New York

2009-2012 THE ART OF CARING, A LOOK AT LIFE THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY, curated by Dr Cynthia Goodman (exhibition catalogue page 134), NOMA – The New Orleans Museum of Art - Then travelling:

• Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH

• Museum of Art Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

• Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX

2009 Sale: AGUTTES, Drouot-Richelieu, Paris, Tableaux XIXème & Modernes, 16 Dec. 2009, Lots 74, 75

2008 White Out, curated by Christina Warner (sponsored by Galerie Mourlot), New York, NY

2008 Winter Group Show, Galerie Mourlot, Los Angeles, CA

2008 Group Show, Selected Pieces, Galerie Mourlot, New York, NY

2007 LOVE series, Photo Miami, Waterhouse & Dodd, Miami, FL

2007 Art Under Glass, The Synergy of Art & Fashion, curated by Gabrielle Bryers, Macy’s, New York, NY

2007 Intimate Works, curated by Robert Edelman, Anita Friedman Fine Arts, New York, NY

2007 Sale: AGUTTES, Drouot-Richelieu, Paris, Contemporary Art & Photographs, 25 June, Lots 345, 346, 349

2007 Sanford’s Smith 19th Annual Works on Paper, Joakim von Ditmar Gallery, New York, NY

2007 The 2007 New York Design Fair, February 8-11, the 7th Regiment Armory at 67th Street, New York

2006 Sale: AGUTTES, Drouot-Richelieu, Paris, Contemporary Art & Photographs, 20 December 2006, Lots 232, 235, 236

2006 Sale: AGUTTES, Drout-Richelieu, Paris, Contemporary Paintings & Photographs, 26 June 2006, Lot 296

2006 Locus, Björn Ressle Fine Art, New York, NY

2006 Sanford’s Smith 18th Annual Works on Paper, Björn Ressle Fine Art, New York, NY

2005 Group show, Björn Ressle Fine Art, New York, NY

2004 PRC Benefit Auction & Exhibition, Reach for the Stars, Portrait of Helmut Newton; Lot 220, Boston

2003 Summer Show, Daniel Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY

2003 AIPAD, Photography Show, The Ralls Collection

2002 AMERICA & Summer Show, The Ralls Collection, Washington DC

2002 LUNARIS FLORA, (t)here Limited Editions, Armory Show 2002, New York, NY

2001 (t)here Limited Editions, Armory Show 2001, New York, NY

1999 Solo Artists Series, Virginie Oth & Silas Shabelewska, The Angel Orensanz Foundation Center for the Arts, New York

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014 ARTNET News, Andre von Morisse Takes on Industrial Landscape Photography The Norwegian artist discusses the poetics of urban and industrial imagery by Bree Hughes, March 19, 2014

2009 THE ART OF CARING, A Look at Life through Photography, exhibition catalogue, essay by Cynthia Goodman, The New Orleans Museum of Art, LOVE 7, illus. in colour, p. 134

2008 O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE, June 2008, PEACE 5, illus. in colour, p. 179

2007 Antiques and the Arts Weekly, Auction Action in Paris France, May 4, p.76, illus.

2006 Rebecca Robertson, Silas Shabelewska, Art News, May 2006 Issue, p.169 illus.

2006 Joel Simpson, 18th Annual Works on Paper Show, M The New York Art World.com, New York, April 2006 issue, p. 8 & 9.

2005 Kristen Pounds, Silas Shabelewska: Roads, Art New England, August-Sept. issue, illus.

2003 Robert Edelman, Silas Shabelewska: Roads America, exhibition catalogue

2002 John Blee, Art Wrap, The Georgetowner, July 16, 2002

2002 Louis Jacobson, The Ralls Collection Summer Show, Washington City Paper, June 28, 2002 (illustrated)

2001 Silas Shabelewska: Lunaris Flora, (t)here Magazine Issue 5, (illustrated)

2001 Gilles Montelatici, Les Jardins Mentonnais, Ou Pais Mentounasc, numero 99, Sept. 2001, illus.

2001 Gilles Montelatici, Silas Shabelewska, Une photographe dans les jardins de Menton, Menton Magazine, France, June 2001 (illustrated)

1999 Carole Chabannes, Festival du Cinéma Féminin, Une Francaise à La Brooklyn Academy of Music, France-Amérique 13-19 Février 1999 (illustrated)

PORTFOLIO (books)

2002 portfolio, Lunaris Flora (10 b/w photographs); in: (t)here Magazine, published by (t)here Limited Editions, New York

BROADCAST

2002 Nathalie Kestemont, Silas Shabelewska: Lunaris Flora - Les Jardins Reliquaires de La Côte d’Azur, Point de Rencontre, Nice Télévision Canal 40, Nice France 6 August 2002

1995 Special Helmut Newton, photographs by silas shabelewska, Télé Monte-Carlo, May, Monaco, Principality of Monaco

GRANTS - AWARDS

2003 Puffin Foundation

2003 Artists’ Fellowship

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