Devan Shimoyama C.V.


1989 Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
2011 BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts: Drawing/Painting), Penn State University, Pennsylvania.
2014 MFA (Masters of Fine Arts: Painting/Printmaking), Yale University School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut.
Currently lives and works in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

2018 Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 
2017 PULSE Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL (Solo booth with Samuel Freeman Gallery). 
Sweet, De Buck Gallery, New York, NY.
Independent Art Fair, New York, NY (Solo booth with Stems Gallery).
2016 PULSE Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL (Solo booth with Samuel Freeman Gallery).
Devan Shimoyama, Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY.
Devan Shimoyama | Salamon Huerta, Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles, California 2015. 
Hocus Pocus, Bunker Projects, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

2017 Fictions, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY.
He’s American, Pittsburgh Center For the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (with Danny Ferrell).
2016 Myth and Body, Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, New York (with Rachel Stern) Fictions, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY.
Life and Living, Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center, Kingston, NY.
Cultural Landscapes, The Fed Galleries at KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI.
Bedazzled, Lehman College Gallery, Bronx, NY.
The Soul of Black Art: A Collector’s View, Upfor Gallery, Portland, OR Introspective, BravinLee Programs, New York, NY.
Crystal Vision, Bunker Projects, Pittsburg, PA.
2015 Love Is Love, Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, Colorado.
It Does and It Doesn’t, Alter Space, San Francisco, California.
UNLOADED, Nothern Illinois University Art Museum, Dekalb, Illinois. 
Realities in Contemporary Video Art, Screening, Fondation des Etats Unis, Paris. 
PaperRoute 66, BravinLee Prgrams, New York, New York.
2014 People Staring, Kravets Wehby Gallery , New York, New York. 
13 Artists, 24/6 Space, New Haven, Connecticut.
Condensed Matter, Green Hall Gallery, New Haven Connecticut.
Unmarked, The Active Space, Brooklyn, New York.
2013 As We Perform It, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, Connecticut.

2016 PULSE Prize – PULSE Miami Beach.
2013 Al Held Fellowship, Yale School of Art.
2011 Gerald Davis Prize, Pennsylvania State University.
Margaret Giffen Schoenfelder Memorial Scholarship, Penn State University.

2017 Devan Shimoyama’s Fearless Paintings of the Queer Black Experience, Diana Shi, Vice Creators. 
Scenes from the Independent Art Fair, Katherine McMahon, ArtNews.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them at Armory Week 2017, Stephanie Eckardt, WMagazine. 
Unloaded: The ICA Group Show Hits a Difficult Mark, Nick Schroeder, The Portland Phoenix.
2016 Devan Shimoyama is the Winner of the 2016 PULSE Prize, Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News.
A Drop of Sun Under the earth: Devan Shimoyama’s Mythological Black Queer Masculinity, Emily Colucci, Filthy Dreams.
Critic’s Choice ‘Devan Shimoyama, Salamon Huerta’: Two artists’ portraits of the soul, David Pagel, Los Angeles Times.
A new kind of gun show: “UNLOADED” brings art into gun debate, Angela Weldon, The Ithaca. 
2015 New American Paintings No. 116, The Open Studios Press.
2014 Yale University is Having Its First Black Art Show, Alexis Barnes, Vice Magazine.
Awol Erizku Curates First Show of Yale MFA Artists of Color, Ashton Cooper, Bluoin ARTINFO.
In the Air: Art News & Gossip.
2013 New American Paintings No. 105, The Open Studios Press.

2017 La Brea Studios Residency.
2015 Fire Island Artist Residency, Fire Island, New York.