Nicolejshaver@gmail.com 230 East Pier St. Port Washington, WI 53074

Education

2017 - MFA -
Painting + Sculpture
    University of Iowa
2016 - MA -
Painting + Printmaking
    University of Iowa
2013 - BFA
    University of Wisconsin - Madison

Professional

Operations Manager - Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN)
Founding Member - RMAC

Awards

2021
    Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowship for Individual Artists Finalist
2020
    Milwaukee Artist Resource Network Covid-19 Relief Fund
    Milwaukee Artist Resource Network MARNmentors Program
2019
    Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Suitcase Export Fund For Individual Artists
2018
    ARTservancy Fellowship, Ozaukee Washington Land Trust and Gallery 224
2016
    Graduate Teaching Assistant Tuition Scholarship, University of Iowa
2015
    University of Iowa Arts Fellowship, University of Iowa
    Studio Fellowship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center
2014
    University of Iowa Arts Fellowship, University of Iowa
    Studio Assistant Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts
2012
    Lois G. Roberts Scholarship, University of Wisconsin - Madison
    ElieIwen Ebling Scholarship, University of Wisconsin - Madison
2011
    Veolia Sons and Daughters Scholarship,  University of Wisconsin - Madison
2010
    Veolia Sons and Daughters Scholarship,  University of Wisconsin - Madison

Solo Shows

2019
    Reflection Pool For CUF, PADA Studios, Lisbon, Portugal
    Lotto Grotto, James Black Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Portrayals of Primal Forces, Gallery 1308, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI
2018
    Lake Effect, Studio 224 Gallery, Port Washington, WI
2017
    Cultivating the Perceived, Drewelowe Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
    Between Crystalline Peaks, Eaton-Buchan Gallery, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA
2016
    Interpolation, Levitt Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
    Pending Vestige, Morrissey Gallery, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA
    Project Art Gallery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
2015
    Rumble In the Rubble, Levitt Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2013
    Blunder Quarters, Common Wealth Gallery, Madison, WI
    A Range of Etchings, Lakefront on Langdon Gallery, Wisconsin Union, Madison, WI

Group Shows

2021 
    Homegrown, Sean Christopher Gallery, Columbus, OH
    Indiana Green, Center for the Visual Arts, Wausau, WI
    Flyover, The Hub Arts and Cultural Center, Rushville, IL
    2020 2.0: A Year in Translation, MARN ART + Culture Hub, Milwaukee, WI
    Vision: Shadow and Light, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
    30 x 30 x 30, Var Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
    Answering Earth, Rural Midwest Artist Cooperative, Virtual Exhibition
   
2020
    MARN Mentorship Exhibition, Between Two Galleries, Milwaukee, WI
    Creating a New Whole, Caroline S. Mark Gallery, Center for the Visual Arts, Wausau, WI
    Art of Water IV, James May Gallery, Algoma, WI
    Art In Place, Standard Space, Sharon, CT

2019
    Artists in Our Midsts, Gallery 224, Port Washington, WI
    Maybe Something Will Appear, PADA Studios, Barreiro, Portugal
    ARTservancy, Gallery 224, Port Washington, WI
    Homeward Bound, Goodyear Arts, Charlotte, NC

2018
    Featured Artists, Hanger Gallery, Kansas City, MO
    NES Alumni Exhibition, Delgian Gallery, Akureyri, Iceland
    MOWA Members' Show, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, WI
    Opid House, NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland

2017
    From the Studio, Gallery 224, Port Washington, WI
    Band of Gypsies, Open Wabi, Fredericktown, OH
    777:Uiowa Grads, Theodore: Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    Midwest Juried Exhibition: Elevating Nature, Carriage House Gallery, Oak Park, IL

2016
    Kvit 1 år, KVIT Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ghost Prints, the Drewelowe Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
    Hot Pocket, E450 Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
    Fresh Ink, Wonder Fair Gallery, Lawrence, KS
    Main Vein, Fish Brain, The Fish Factory, Seydisfjordur, Iceland
    Boston Biennial 4, Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, MA
    Currents New Media Festival, Parallel Studios, Santa Fe, NM
    National Wet Paint MFA Biennial 2016, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL
    Bellwether Sculpture Exhibition 2016: Confluence! City of Bellevue, WA

2015
    Miami Young Painters Competition, Hiestand Galleries, Miami University, Akron, OH
    University of Iowa Ceramics, Legion Arts, Cedar Rapids, IA
    Iowa Memorial Union Presents Nicole Shaver, Kendall Gallery, Iowa City, IA
    Another Dimension, The Ark Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
    Blurring The Edges, Dubuque Area Artist Collective, Dubuque, IA

2014
    Pentagram, The Ark Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
    Magical Events: A Small Works Exhibition, Seligmann Center, Sugar Loaf, NY
    Papercut, Papercut Gallery, Charlotte, NC
    Veterans Art Experience, Red Wing Arts Association, Red Wing, MN

2013
    Home Grown, Cornelius Art Center, Cornelius, NC
    This Is How We Talk, Gallery 7, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI
    Print Pile: A Print Show, The Borg Ward, Milwaukee, WI
    Forum, Milwaukee County Historical Society, Milwaukee, WI
    Coming Home Print Exchange, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, Tuscaloosa, AL
    Collision Between An Infinite Line and Circle, Yellow Bear Gallery, St. Louis, MO
    The Student Art Show, Porter Butts Gallery, Wisconsin Union, Madison, WI

2012
    You Know What I Mean, Gallery 7, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI
    Evolution of Perspective, Morgan Library Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
    The Knapp House Exhibition, Knapp House, Madison, WI
    Art Slam Event, Voices Warehouse Gallery, Dubuque, IA
    Not At Ease, Wisconsin Veterans Museum, Madison, WI
    Team Friends, Gallery 7, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI

2011
    Facets of Fantasy, Riverwest Jackpot Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
    BFA Exhibit, Gallery 7, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI

2010
    Strong Foundations Exhibit, Gallery 7, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI


Press

Authentic Obessions Podcast, “Nicole Shaver - Geology,” Episode 48. July 13, 2021. Kristyn Halbig Ziehm, “A Banner Day for Downtown Port,” Ozaukee Press, May 12, 2021. Sobia Ahmed and Monroe Isenberg, “More-Than-Human World Digital Library,” Observing a Year, 2020.
Eddee Daniel, “ARTservancy: Year in Review,” Dec. 21, 2020.
Kristyn Halbig Ziehm, “This Vote is Banner News in Port,” Ozaukee Press, May 12, 2020.
Frank Korb, “Friday Lunch Bunch with Frank Korb: Guest Artist Nicole Shaver,” May 1, 2020.
Slide Night, “Mountains and/or In-Between Seas,” July 16, 2019.
Eddee Daniel, “Nicole Shaver: Artist in Residence at Forest Beach Migratory Preserve,” July 22, 2019. Mitch Maersch, "Finding Art in Beach Stones,"  The Ozaukee Press, May 9, 2019.
Julia Monte, “Finding Familiar Climates in Fellow Feeling,” March 18, 2019.
Robyn Norton, “On View: 'Portrayals of Primal Forces,” The Wisconsin State Journal, Mar. 3, 2019.
Angela Peterson and Rachael Lee, “Portrayals of Primal Forces,” The Badger Herald, Feb. 21, 2019.
Sam Ardnt, “Enjoying Work From the Studio,” The Ozaukee Press, Oct. 5, 2017. 2C.
Mohan Xu, “Painting The Landscape,” The Cosmos, Jan. 20, 2017.
New American Paintings, MFA Issue No.123, 2016.
Rod Pritchard, “Two Contemporary Artists Rethink Landscape in Upcoming Coe Art Exhibitions,” Coe News, Dec. 22, 2016.
Artist Archives, Continuing Studies Art Gallery, Madison WI, Aug. 2016.
Mike Schultz, “What’s Happenin’,” River Cities’ Reader, Aug. 30, 2016.
Studio Visit, No. 29, 2015. 158.
New American Paintings, MFA Issue No. 117. 2015.
Emily Pfahl, “Artist Pick of the Week,” Papercut Gallery, Sept. 11, 2015.
Bellwether Exhibition; Art Walk
Lauren Musacchio, Straw and Gold Artists
Erin Toner, “Not At Ease: Art Inspired By Women Veterans,” All Things Considered NPR, May 28, 2012.