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Works from the Towers Series and the Line Paintings Series at University of Maryland University College in 2003.

Thirty-eight works from the Quarter Objects series at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis,
MD, 1996

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEPARATE LISTING OF LARGE-SCALE PROJECTS


EDUCATION



Additional Studies, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, 2006-2008

M.S. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, 1964

B.S. University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1961

 

SELECTED INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS

  Crisscross Counterpoint, Paintings and Sculpture by Mike Shaffer,
Crossroads Gallery, 3440 S. Jefferson Street, Falls Church, VA 22041, 2015

Mike Shaffer: Time and Time Again, Fabric Works from the 1970s,
Line Paintings Since 2000, U.S. District Court District of Maryland
Greenbelt, MD, 2012


Objects & Items, Pieces & Parts—Mike Shaffer—Paintings & Sculpture,
Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, MD, 2012


Invitational Exhibition, Century Center Art Space - Crystal City, Arlington, VA,
Curator: Bobby Donovan, 2011


Mike Shaffer, Ten Times Ten, The Galleries at IONA,
Washington, DC, 2008


Who Are these People?—Mike Shaffer's Portrait Series,
Urbana Regional Library, Urbana, MD, 2008


Line Paintings, Visions Exhibition Space, The Public Arts
Trust of the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery
County, North Bethesda, MD, 2007


Portrait Series, Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, MD, 2007

Line Paintings, Atlas Performing Arts Center, Washington, DC, 2006

Portrait Series, Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville, MD, 2006

Line Paintings, Montpelier Cultural Art Center, Laurel, MD, 2005

Lines/Order/Objects, University of Maryland University
College, Adelphi, MD, 2003

Line Paintings, BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD, 2003

Objects From My Fathers House, Glenview Mansion Art Gallery,
Rockville, MD, 2000

Objects Found and Going Around, University of Maryland Union
Gallery, College Park, MD, 1998

Abject Objects, Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, MD, 1997

Log Cabin Concepts, Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville, MD, 1997

Pop Culture, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD1996

Mike Shaffer, Intersections II, Jack Rasmussen Gallery,
Washington, DC, 1979



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  (One-page Summary From 2007—PDF file)

 


Summer Multimedia Show, Watergate Gallery, Washington, DC 20037, 2016

3rd Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Art Exhibit, University of Maryland University College,
Adelphi, MD 20783, Jurors: Nina C. Dwyer; Vanessa Thaxton-Ward, PhD;
and Gretchen Schermerhorn, 2016

Landmarks, Washington Sculptors Group and Cafritz Foundation Art Center
King Street Gallery, Montgomery College, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Juror: Claudia Rousseau

Artina, 2016 — Art In Nature, Sandy Spring Museum and Washington Sculptors Group,
Sandy Spring, MD 20860, Juror: Martine van Kampen, TAAK Cooperative, Netherlands, 2016

National Juried Exhibition 2016, Deleplaine Visual Arts Education Center,
Frederick, MD, Juror: Foon Sham, 2016

Ekphrasis Poetry & Art, 505 North Gallery, Frederick, MD, 2016

Carte Blanche, Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center and Washington Sculptors Group,
Frederick, MD, Juror: John Shipman, 2016

Micro-Monuments, Presented by the Washington Sculptors Group and Harvard Center for
Hellenic Studies, Washington, DC 20008, Juror: Anne Reeve, 2016

Micro-Monuments, Presented by the Washington Sculptors Group and Salzland MuseuMicro-Monuments,
Salzland Museum, 39218 Schönebeck, Pfännerstr. 41, Germany, Juror: Anne Reeve, 2015

Whipped Cream, Dairy Barn Gallery, 22989 Sam Fred Road, Middleburg, VA 20117, 2015

Summer 2015 Membership Exhibition, Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, MD, 2015

Ephemeral, Greater Reston Art Center, Reston, VA 20190,
Juror: Holly Koons McCullough, 2015

Maryland Art @ College Park, Maryland Federation of Art (MFA), The Art Gallery,
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, Juror: Yumi Hogan, 2015


Landscape&Structure, Maryland Agricultural Resources Council, and Washington Sculptors Group,
Baltimore County Agricultural Center and Farm Park, Baltimore, MD 21030,
Juror: Bronwyn Mitchell
, 2015

Sanctuary, Washington Sculptors Group at the Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery
at Smith Center for the Healing Arts, Washington, DC, Juror: Shanti Norris, 2015


Brick Layers, Washington Sculptors Group & Workhouse Arts Center
Vulcan Gallery & Quad, Lorton, VA, Juror: Jennie Shanker, 2015


Simple Pleasures, 505 North Gallery, Frederick, MD 21701, 2015

Sculpture NOW 2014, Washington Sculptors Group & American University
Museum College of Arts & Sciences, Washington, DC, 20016. Curated by Jack Rasmussen, 2014

Summer Membership Exhibition, Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, MD, 2014

Video Screening, Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood, MD 20722. Jurors: Kate Flannery
and J.J. McCracken (A YouTube Video)2014

LouLoudi, The Athenaeum and Washington Sculptors Group, Alexandria, VA, 2014,
Juror: RenéeStout
, 2014

Second Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Exhibition, University of Maryland
University College, Adelphi, MD, Jurors: Nona Martin, Faheem Majeed and Amy Raehse, 2013


Platforms, American University Museum Sylvia Berlin Katzen Sculpture Garden,
Washington Sculptors Group, Washington, DC, Curated by Jeff Spaulding
, 2013

Sculpture / Paintings, BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD,
Jurors: Jack Rasmussen, Jodi Walsch and Carol Brown Goldberg
, 2013

Agendas—Concepts and Thematics in Sculpture's Expanded
Field—Community engagement, Brentwood Arts Exchange,
Brentwood, MD, Curated by Teresia Bush
, 2012

By The Numbers—The Mathematics of Sculpture, BlackRock Center for the Arts
and Washington Sculptors Group, Germantown, MD,  Curated by Claudia Rousseau, 2011


Members' Show (Four Artists), Hillyer Art Space, International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC,
Juror: Barbara Liotta, 2011

Wood (The Wood Show), Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, MD,
Jurors: Tsetso Naydenov and William Price, 2011

Summer Sculpture, Watergate Gallery, Washington, DC, 2011

3700 Acres: Art of Little Bennett [Park], Hyattstown Mill Arts Project,
Hyattstown, MD, Curated by Bobby Donovan, 2011


41 Miles North, AREA 405 Gallery, Washington Sculptors Group in Baltimore, Jurors: Stewart
Watson, Breon Gilleran and Lauren Schott, 2010


GAPS, Greater Reston Arts Center, Initiative for Public Arts Reston and Washington Sculptor Group,
Reston, VA, Juror: Vesela Sretenovic
, 2010

Foggy Bottom Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Foggy Bottom Association with Watergate Gallery,
Washington, DC, Curator: Shirley Koller
, 2010

Mark of the Gesture, (a two-person exhibition) Beckie Mirsch Laughlin and Mike Shaffer,
The Delaplaine Visual Arts and Education Center, Frederick, MD, 2010


PopUp@SOMA, Greater Reston Arts Center, Reston, VA, Curator: Mary Howard, 2010

Porous Borders, The Historical Society of Washington and Washington Sculptors Group
The Historical Society Museum and Grounds at Mount Vernon Square, Washington, DC,
Juror: Jayme McLellan, 2010


Constructed Place, Annmarie Garden Sculpture Park & Arts Center,
Solomons, MD, Juror: Megan Rook-Koepsel
, 2010

Sculpture NOW 2010, Washington Sculptors Group, Edison Place Gallery,
Washington, DC. Juror: Ryan Hill
, 2010

Workhouse Arts Center First Anniversary Juried Outdoor Exhibition (and continued 3-year loan)
Lorton Arts Foundation, Lorton, VA, Curators: Marti Deppa Kirkpatrick and
Robin Croft, 2009


Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Gettysburg College/Gettysburg Festival, Gettysburg, PA,
Curator: Megan Weike, 2009l


Painting in Space, Silberman Art Gallery, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD,
Curated by Joan Danziger, 2009


Summer Sculpture, Watergate Gallery, Washington, DC
, 2009

Mike Shaffer Paintings and Drawings with Drawings by IONA workshop participants,
American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, Washington, DC, 2009


Art On Record, APW Gallery, Long Island City, NY, 2009


Spring Exhibition, Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, MD, 2009

Recycled, Arlington Public Library, Arlington, VA, 2009


Arts in Foggy Bottom Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Foggy Bottom Association with
Watergate Gallery, Washington, DC: Curator Shirley Koller, 2008


Whitman-Walker Clinic, Art for Life Benefit Exhibition,
Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, DC, 2008

Aquifer, Washington Project for the Arts and Washington Sculptors Group,
Edison Place Gallery, Washington, DC. Jurors: J.W. Mahoney & Deborah McLeod, 2008


Small Sculptures And Drawings, American Association for the Advancement
of Science, Washington, DC, Curated by Shirley Koller, 2008


Time — Line: Pam Fox, Huguette Roe & Mike Shaffer; American Center for Physics,
College Park, MD.
Sarah Tangy, Guest Curator, 2008

Art Anonymous, Corcoran College of Art & Design, Benefit Exhibition,
Washington, DC, 2008

Arts in Foggy Bottom—Gallery Exhibition, The Foggy Bottom Association
and Watergate Gallery, Washington, DC, 2008

Three Artists: Landscapes & Houses, Watergate Gallery, Washington, DC, 2008

Sculpture NOW 2008, Washington Sculptors Group at Washington Square,
Washington, DC, Juror: David Furchgott, 2008


Sculpture NOW 2007, Washington Sculptors Group at Washington Square,
Washington, DC, 2007

The Road Show, Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, MD, 2007

Whitman-Walker Clinic, Art for Life Benefit Exhibition,
Organization of American States, Washington, DC, 2007

Sixth Annual Road Show, Hyattstwon Mill Arts Project, Hysttstorn, MD, 2007

Just Off The Path, Environmental Sculpture Exhibition, Maryland Institute
College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland and Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, MD, 2006


Experimental Media Series Video Screening, Washington Project for the
Arts\ Corcoran, Washington, DC, 2006 

Erotic Art, MOCA DC Contemporary Art Space, Washington, DC, 2006

Abstract Art, MOCA DC Contemporary Art Space, Washington, DC, 2006

Sculpture Exhibition, Brookside Gardens Conservatory, Silver Spring, MD, 2006

Hyattstown Mill Arts Project Exhibition, BlackRock Center for the Arts,
Germantown, MD, 2005

The Road Show, Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, MD, 2005

Celebration of the Figure II, MOCA DC A+M Gallery, Washington, DC, 2005

The Flower Show, Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, Frederick, MD, 2005

Regional Juried Exhibition, Delaplaine Arts Education Center, Frederick, MD, 2005

25th Anniversary Invitational Juried Exhibition, Maryland Hall for the
Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD, 2004

Road Show, Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, MD, 2004

Mike Shaffer, Lines, Objects, Chaos, University of Maryland University College,
College Park, MD, 2003


Figurative Drawing Exhibition, Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, MD, 2003

The Road Show, Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, MD, 2003

Summer Show, Gallery K, Washington, DC, 2002

Sculpture Trail Project, Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, MD,
On exhibit through 2011, 2002


The Road Show, Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, MD, 2002

Green and Other Growing Things, Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, Hyattstown, MD, 2002

Visions of the Heart, Kentlands Mansion Gallery, Gaithersburg, MD, 2000

Small Works Exhibition, Howard County Center for the Arts, Ellicott City, MD, 2000

Re-presenting Warhol’s Legacy, Stamp Student Union Gallery,
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1998

Art in Public Places Exhibition, Civic Center Park, City of Rockville, Rockville, MD, 1996

Pulp Friction, Artzon Gallery, Orefield, PA , 1996

Fourth National Juried Fine Arts Show, State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY, 1996

Twelve Plus One Exhibition in 1994 followed by acqusition in 1995, University
of Maryland University College, College Park, MD. On permanent exhibition, 1995


Sculpture at Quiet Waters Park, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts and
Quiet Waters Park, Anne Arundel County, Annapolis, MD. On exhibit through 2000, 1994

Continuing Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Strathmore Hall Arts Center,
North Bethesda, MD.
On exhibit through 1998, 1994

Twelve x Twelve x Twelve, Small Works Exhibition, Rockville Arts Place,
Rockville, MD, 1993

Milliseconds to Millennia: Hand Workshop, The Art of Time, Virginia
Center for the Craft Arts, Richmond, VA, 1993

The Tactile Show, Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, MD, 1992

Art Any Way, Montgomery County Art in Public Architecture Program,
Strathmore Hall Arts Center, Bethesda, MD.
On exhibit through 1993, 1991

Montgomery College, Rockville, MD, in conjunction with International
Sculpture Conference 90 in Washington, DC
, 1990

Books and Bookends, Sculptural Approaches, Strathmore Hall Foundation,
Maryland Development Co., Strathmore Hall Arts Center, Bethesda, Md. and
Maryland State Arts Council, a traveling exhibition to Washington County
Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, Md., Goucher College, Baltimore, Md.,
Washington College, Chestertown, Md. and Peninsula Fine Arts Center,
Newport News, VA, 1989

Homage to an Era, Commission for Germantown Rail Station, Montgomery County
Arts and Humanaities Council and Germantown Citizens Association,
Germantown, MD. On permanent exhibition. Restored in 2000, 1989


Outdoor Invitational Exhibition, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD, 1988

Art in Public Places Anniversary Exhibition, Civic Center Park,
City of Rockville, Rockville, MD, 1987

Other Horizons, Strathmore Hall Foundation and the Artery Organization, Inc.,
Strathmore Hall Arts Center, Bethesda, MD, 1984

Artscape 84, Advisory Committee on Art and Culture, Baltimore, MD, 1984

Alexandria Sculpture Festival, City of Alexandria, VA, 1983

General Assembly Exhibition, Maryland General Assembly, Annapolis, MD, 1983

Group  Exhibition, Midtown Gallery, Washington, DC, 1982

Artscape 82, Baltimore Arts Festival, Inc., Baltimore City and Maryland
Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, 1982

Annual Juried Exhibition, Academy of the Arts, Easton, MD, 1981

Group Exhibition, Jack Rasmussen Gallery, Washington, DC, 1981

City Art 81, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Studio Gallery, Washington, DC, 1981

Art-Fashion Exhibition, The Hecht Company, Washington, DC, 1980

National Sculpture Conference, D.C. Exhibition, D.C. Commission on the
Arts and Humanities, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC, 1980

Seven Sculptors, Maryland College of Art and Design, Silver Spring, MD, 1979

Fifteenth Annual Juried Exhibition, Academy of the Arts, Easton, MD, 1979

Invitational Exhibition, Academy of the Arts, Easton, MD, 1979

City Art 79, D.C. Commission on the Arts & Studio Gallery, Washington, DC, 1979

Maryland Biennial, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, 1978

Second Anniversary Exhibition, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC, 1977

Three Area Artists, Tomorrow's Sunrise Gallery, Kensington, MD, 1976

Group Exhibition, Polo Gallery, Washshgton, DC, 1975

Regional Exhibition, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1974

 

 

 


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