Painting is my joy as well as my challenge. My paintings are about a presense, or a sense of place and our tie with the life forces of the universe.
Esther Shaw was born and raised in Boston, Mass. She graduated from Mass. College of Art - BFA, painting major.She took graduated classes at the University of Arizona and graduate education courses at Univ. of CA, Irvine.
The Grumbacker Gold Medal,
The DaVinci Co. Art Award,
The Nova Color Award,
Newport Beach All O.C. 1st & 2nd
29 Palms Art Guild, 1st Place
Long Beach Aquarium Open 2nd place
Art Calendar Nat. Honorable Mention
Matrix International, Honorarium
Selected for Judy Chicago Project ETF
Esther's work is often an expression of a visual encounter with something that has stimulated a response to her senses.
The sculptural works are figures that are small, fired and sometimes glazed ceramic works. I often work other materials into the presentation to create environments.presense
This work is collaged papers and watercolor paintings.
Be the first to hear about upcoming exhibitions and articles about Esther Shaw and her art.