Emily Ludwig Shaffer

b. 1988 San Francisco, lives/works New York, NY


2017 MFA Columbia University, New York, NY
2010 BFA Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


2017 In Response: The Arcades , The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Columbia Summer Show , organized by Anya Komar, False Flag, Long Island City, NY
Cats without Claws , curated by Maggie Goldstone, Mom’s, New York, NY
MFA Thesis Exhibition , curated by Deborah Cullen, Lenfest Center, Columbia University, NY, NY
Nite Light , curated by Kristin Walsh, Pfizer Building, Brooklyn, NY
Protean Vessel(s) , Ellis King, Dublin, Ireland

2016 Skins , Ellis King, Dublin, Ireland
Finished Goods Warehouse , curated by Natalie Bell, Pfizer Building, Brooklyn, NY
Circumscriptio, Compositio, Receptio Luminum , Boatos Fine Art, São Paulo, Brazil
MFA 1st Year Show , curated by Amanda Parmer, Wallach Gallery at Columbia University, New York, NY

2015 No Notice , curated by Kricket Lane and Nina Schwarz, 98 Commercial Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY
I Saw the Earth Like a Broken Egg , curated by Sam Parker, Christian Berst Art Brut, New York, NY
Yin Yang , curated by Tessa Perutz, 99c Plus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Buying Friends , curated by Ryan Kortman, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI

2014 Display Copy , Petrella’s Imports Booth, NADA, New York, NY

2013 NPR Bar , Know More Games Gallery & 247365 Gallery (outpost), Miami, FL
Petrella’s Imports: Internet Protocol , curated by Petrella’s Imports, Pulitzer Fountain, New York, NY
The Show Is A Leo , curated by Tisch Abelow, Linnea Kniaz, and Lauren Luloff, 840 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY
Style Points and Substance Pangs , curated by Rachel LaBine & Keith J. Varadi, Tiger Strikes Astroid, Philadelphia, PA

2011 Word Problem , curated by Jonathan Chapline & Emma Shapiro, The Active Space, Brooklyn, NY

2010 Homecoming , Memorial Hall Gallery, Providence, RI


2017 Binder , curator, Prentis 315, Columbia University, New York, NY

2014 Particular Pictures , co-curated with Joshua Abelow, The Suzanne Geiss Company, New York, NY

2013 suzannegeiss.net , curator, The Suzanne Geiss Company, New York, NY

2010 Painting vs Illustration: Winter Olympics 2010 , co-curated with Matthew Flaherty, Carr Haus, Providence, RI


2016-2017 VALS Fellow, Columbia University
2015-2017 Stern Fellow, Columbia University
2009 European Honors Program, Rhode Island School of Design


2016 Institute of Investigative Living, AZ West, Joshua Tree, CA


2017 Forbes, Alexander, Alexxa Gotthardt, and Scott Indrisek. “12 Artists in Summer Group Shows Who Deserve Solo Shows.” Artsy (online), August 2
The Average Platypus, Issue 3 , June 2017, http://averageplatypus.tumblr.com/

2015 Perlin, Yelena. “Coming to Terms With Nature Through Outsider Art.” The Last Magazine (online), August 28

2014 Johnson, Paddy, Whitney Kimball, and Corinna Kirsch. “We Went To Soho: Dust Motes and Homoerotica.” Art F City, April 24

2013 Russeth, Andrew. “suzannegeiss.net.” The New York Observer, August 26
Stagg, Natasha. “The Future of Art.” VMagazine.com, July 24
Smith, Shannan Elinor. “’suzannegeiss.net’ at Suzanne Geiss” interview with Emily Ludwig Shaffer, OpeningCeremony.us, August 9
Graham, Annabel. “Re-Imagining The NYC Newsstand: Petrella’s Imports take over The Suzanne Geiss Company.” Out of Order Magazine, August
Kelsey, Colleen. “Suzanne Geiss’ New Domain.” Interview Magazine Online, July 23
Schwartz, Chip. “A slap of absurd at Tiger’s Style Points and Substance Pangs.”
TheArtBlog.org, April 23

2012 #FFFFFF Walls, Interview with Jonathan Chapline, ffffffwalls.com