Ginevra Shay (b. 1987, Washington, DC) is an artist and curator who studied Studio Art and Art History at the University of Vermont. Ginevra's work has been exhibited and published nationally and internationally. She participated in recent exhibitions at The Finnish Museum of Photography (Finland), Notre Dame University (Maryland), John Hansard Gallery (United Kingdom), Maryland Art Place (Baltimore), and Guest Spot (Baltimore). Her publications are in the libraries of The International Center for Photography, Indie Photobook Library, Houston Center for Photography, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

CV


EXHIBITIONS

TBA, Rock512Devil, Baltimore, MD, 2014
The Collaborative Photobook: Selections from the Indie Photobook Library, SPE Conference, Baltimore, MD, 2014
Select 2014, Organized by Washington Project for the Arts, Artisphere, Arlington, VA (2014)
Photobook Show Malamö, Galleri Vasli Souza, Malmö, Sweden (2014)
Select 2014 Preview, Organized by Washington Project For the Arts, Marianne Boesky, NYC, NY (2014)
Petrella's Imports: Internet Protocol, Pulitzer Fountain, NYC, NY (2013)
Transformer Art Auction, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC (2013)
Petty Thieves, Organized by Empty Stretch and Furthermore, Petworth Citizen, Washington DC (2013)
Medium Cool, Prairie Production, Chicago, IL (2013)
Looking Away, Curated by Geoff Delanoy, Gormley Gallery, Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, MD (2013)
These Are Young People, Curated by Aljaž Celaric and Eva Pavlič SeifertSkrinja Gallery, Maribor, Slovenia (2013)
Blonde Art Books Tour, Curated by Alex Ebstein and Seth Adelsberger, Baltimore Printed Posters, Nudashank, Baltimore, MD (2013)
Blonde Art Books Tour, Risograph Pop Up, Curated by Sonel Breslav, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA (2013)
Blonde Art Books Tour, Curated by Indie Photobook Library, Furthermore, Washington, DC (2013)
Selfie, Curated by Rod Malin, Guest Spot, Baltimore, MD (2013)
Bushwick Open Studios, Bat Haus, Brooklyn, NY (2013)
Petrella's Imports, Bowery and Canal, NYC, NY (2013)
Halftone, Curator Greg Jackson, Open Space Gallery, Bournemouth, UK (2013)
Out of Order, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD (2013)
Open Space Publications and Multiples Fair, D Center, Baltimore, MD (2013)
Photobook Show E, John Hansard Gallery | Central, Southhampton, UK (2013)
L.A. Art Book Fair, Represented by Arts and Sciences Projects, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, LA, CA (2013)
All Visual Triangle, The Pinhook, Durham, NC (2012)
Brooklyn Night Bazaar, Brooklyn, NY (2012)
Good Light, Current Space, Baltimore, MD (2012)
Brighton Photo Fringe, Phoenix Brighton, Brighton, UK (2012)
Small Press: Exhibition of Artist Books and Publications, Bethel University, St Paul, MN (2012)
Photobook Show D, The Finnish Museum of Photography,Helsinki, FI (2012)
Photobook Show C, Create Studios, Brighton, UK (2012)
ALL VISUAL BOSTON II, Spectacle, Jamaica Plain, MA (2012)
ALL VISUAL BOSTON, Spectacle, Jamaica Plain, MA (2012)
ALL VISUAL LA, The Forge, Los Angeles, CA (2012)
Reelin' in The Year, Aviary Gallery, Boston, MA (2012)
IPhotography, Aviary Gallery, Boston, MA (2012)
gagosian gallery, Curated by MALIBUPICTURESCLUBCoachsegesman Music and Art Festival, Malibu, CA (2012)
TRANSCEND THE ORDINARY, Curator Trevor PowersAviary Gallery, Boston, MA (2011)
CART, Current Space, Baltimore, MD (2011)
Vantage Point XI Opening Show, Fireside Gallery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2010)
Advance Photography Show, Colburn Gallery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2010)
Closing Show, Tribeca, Burlington, VT (2010)
SweetAwesomeRad, Curator Ginevra Shay, The Hamilton, Burlington, VT (2010)
Pantry Party, Curator Ginevra Shay, Designhaus, Burlington, VT (2009)
Art Hop, Maltex Building, Burlington, VT (2008)
Father Daughter Brother Brother, Curator Eric Denker, Arts Club, Washington DC (2008)
Padre e Figlia, Curator Lisa Farrel, Washington Works on Paper, Washington DC (2006)
Behind the Mask, Asian Fusion Gallery, New York, New York (2006)
Martin Luther King Library, Washington DC (2006)
US Capitol Building, Washington DC (2006)
IASG Egypt Exhibition, Curator Nabil Makar, Ciaro, Luxor, Aswan, Egypt (2005)
Vision Gallery, Washington DC (2005)
Multicultural Exhibition, Curator Kenneth Young, Washington DC (2000)
Exhibition at Lalit Kala Academy, Curator Sushil Karla, New Delhi India (1998)


CURATORIAL 

Find No Two Suns, Sophia Belkin and Suzanna Zak, Current Space, Baltimore, MD (Mar 2014)
No Matter, John Zimmerman solo exhibit, Current Space, Baltimore, MD (Oct 2013)
Regarding Territory, Furthermore, Washington, DC (Oct 2013)
Good Light (2013), co-curated with Jules Hamann, Current Space, Baltimore, MD (Sep 2013)
Painted Woods, Ryan Syrell solo exhibit, Current Space, Baltimore, MD (Jul 2013)
Assembly Affect, Kyle Tata solo exhibit, Current Space, Baltimore, MD (May 2013)
INTO THE WOODS, Elle Perez solo exhibit, Current Space, Baltimore, MD (Apr 2013)
Good Light, Current Space, Baltimore, MD (Nov 2012)
NEW HISTORY, Guest Spot, Baltimore, MD (Oct 2012)
Everything That Rises Must Converge, co-curated with Carl Gunhouse and Ginevra Shay, 950 Hart Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Apr 2012)
Everything That Rises Must Converge, co-curated with Carl Gunhouse and Ginevra Shay, Current Space, Baltimore, MD (Mar 2012)
SweetAwesomeRad, The Hamilton, Burlington, VT (2010)
Pantry Party, Designhaus, Burlington, VT (2009)

PUBLICATIONS

2014
Average Subjects, Ginevra Shay and Kyle Tata, Baltimore, MD
Pretty Boy, Published by Rock Bottom Press, LA, CA
ACRES Issue 2, Art and Literary Magazine, Baltimore, MD
2013
Interleaves, Published by Oranbeg Press, NYC, NY
NICE TO SEE YOU, Curated by Trevor Powers, Supported by Jobo, Northampton, MA
Good Light Catalog (2013), Exhibition Catalog, Current Space, Baltimore, MD
Wall Papers #2, Zine, Published by Arts & Sciences Projects, NYC, NY
Assembly Affect, Exhibition Catalog, Current Space, Baltimore, MD
INTO THE WOODS, Exhibition Catalog, Forward, Current Space, Baltimore, MD
Haus, Art and Literary Magazine, Gallatin University, NY
Elk Zine No. 26, Photography Book, Las Vegas, NV 
On Images and Photographs, Photography Book, Ljubljana, Slovenia
SHAY/BOUCHÉ, Photography Book, Risograph, Ginevra Shay and James Bouche, Baltimore, MD
It's Wrong to Want to be Raptured, Zine, by R. M. O'Brien and Ginevra Shay, Baltimore, MD
We Don't Owe You A Thing, Zine, Scene Report for Baltimore, Published by Carl Gunhouse and Tomas Marquet, Brooklyn, NY
SEE YOU SOON, Ginevra Shay and Jonathan Campolo, Photography Book, Self Published, Baltimore, MD and Brooklyn, NY
Unusual Young, Online Journal, Toronto, Canada
ENAROLAFILMA, Online Journal, Ljubljana, Slovenia 
SFMOMA Tumblr, Online Journal, San Francisco, CA
2012
Good Light Catalog, Photography Book, Current Space, Baltimore, MD
There's Treasure Everywhere, Photography Book, Self Published, Baltimore, MD
TOO MANY PLACES AND TIMES TO REMEMBER, Ginevra Shay and Trevor Powers, Photography Book, Self Published, Baltimore, MD and Boston, MA
Inbetweenie, Photography Book, Self Published, Baltimore, MD
Searching for the Light, Photographs, Online Journal, Brooklyn, NY
TARRATINE, Photograph, Art and Literary Magazine, Print, Bangor, ME
Everything That Rises Must Converge, Exhibition Catalog, Text, Created by Carl Gunhouse, Print, New York, NY
2011
a DIRTY JOB, Photographs, Online Publication, Italy
Memory Full, Photographs, Photography Book, Boston, MA
Vantage Point Art and Literary Magazine. Vol XI, Photograph, Print, Burlington, VT

BIBLIOGRAPHY 

2013
2013 Photobooks by DC Area Photographers, by Meaghan Gay and Larissa Leclair, Exposed DC, Washington, DC
Tables - "A head and tail with no body" : Publications from Baltimore, by Terence Hannum and Gary Kachadorian, Printed Matter Online, NYC, NY
Exhibition Review, Rich and Inclusive, a Celebration of Photography: Good Light, written by Mac Falby, BMORE ART, Online Journal, Baltimore, MD
Best of Baltimore, "Best Throwback Technology", Print, City Paper, Baltimore, MD
Exhibition Review, Self-Centered: Selfie at Guest Spot, written by Cara Ober, BMORE ART, Online Journal, Baltimore, MD
Poster of the Week for Assembly Affect, Print, City Paper, Baltimore, MD
Feature, Now See This, written by Baynard Woods, Print, City Paper, Baltimore, MD
We Saw This, So Should You, written by Ian Maclean Davis, BMORE ART, Baltimore, MD
Interview, MAP's 30 Under 30, What Weekly, Online Journal, Baltimore MD
New Discoveries: SHAY/BOUCHE, Arts & Sciences Projects Blog, NYC, NY
Curatorial Podcast, Maryland Institue College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Interview about the Current Space Community Darkroom, Towson University, Towson, MD
Artist Feature, Make Space, Online Journal, Chicago, IL
Darkrooms are re-developing in Baltimore, Print, Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD
2012
Good Books From 2012, Online Journal, Brooklyn, NY
Gary Kachadourian Top 10 Art Shows (of 2012), Print, City Paper, Baltimore, MD
Exhibition Review, Making (New) History at Guest Spot, written by Jill Gordon, Online Journal, BMOREART, Baltimore, MD
Exhibition Review, ReInstituationalized, written by Chloe Helton-Gallagher, Print, City Paper, Baltimore, MD
Exhibition Review, NEW HISTORY, written by Sara Barnes, Brown Paper Bag, Online Journal, Baltimore, MD
Feature, Too Many Places and Times to Remember, Make Space, Online Journal, Chicago, IL
Interview, MULL IT OVER, written by Jonathan Cherry, Online Journal, United Kingdom
Exhibition Review, Everything That Rises Must Converge, written by Sara Barnes, Brown Paper Bag, Online Journal, Baltimore, MD
Exhibition Review, Everything That Rises Must Converge, written by Holly Staton, Kitsune, Online Journal, France
2011

PRESENTATIONS/TALKS

Presentation, Society For Photographic Education National Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 2014
Organizer Talk, Good Light #2, Current Space, Baltimore, MD, Sep 2013
Presentation, THIRTY: 30 Creative Minds Under 30, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD, May 2013
Artist Lecture, Open Space Print and Multiple Fair, D Center, Baltimore, MD, March 2013
Curatorial Talk, New History, Guest Spot, Baltimore, MD, Dec 2012
Organizer Talk, Good Light, Current Space, Baltimore, MD, Nov 2012
Organizer Talk, Pantry Party, Design Haus, Burlington, VT, Jun 2009
Artist Talk, Father Daughter Brother Brother, Arts Club, Washington DC, Sep 2008

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Rock Paper Sissors, Oakland, CA
International Center for Photography, New York, NY
Arts & Sciences PROJECTS, New York, NY
Parallel Art Space, in Queens, NY
950 Hart Gallery in Bushwick, NY 
Indie Photobook Library, Washington, DC 
Houston Center of Photography, Houston, TX
Bethel University Collection of Artist Books & Publications, St. Paul, MN
Little Brown Mushroom Books, St. Paul, MN
Open Space Library, Baltimore, MD
Memorial Library at 17 Cox, Beverly, MA 
Salford Zine Library, in Manchester, UK
Work Flow, Brighton, UK 
Booklet Library, Japan

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Program Manager of The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD, 2013 - Current
Head of Photo Programming and Community Darkroom Founder, Current Space, Baltimore, MD, 2012 - Current
Archives Intern, Project Gado at the Afro American Newspaper, Baltimore, MD, 2012
Photo Archives Intern, Jewish Museum of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 2012