JOHN SHORB
Born 1978, Joint Andrews Base, Maryland.
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
john.shorb@gmail.com • 347 986-9721

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (* indicates solo)
FORTHCOMING: Tops Gallery, Memphis, TN, Winter 2018*
Scenes in the Unseen, University of Mississippi Museum Historic Home Rowan Oak, February 10August 1, 2017
Structure Unbound: Interdisciplinary Book Art, The Robert & Elaine Stein Galleries, Wright State University, January 17
February 26, 2017
Text, Type. Typology, Marylyn & Chuck Klaus Center for the Arts, Marymount California University, November 3, 2016–January 18, 2017
Interior Dimensions, The Fine Arts Center of Hot Springs, Arkansas, June 3–July 31, 2016
WAKING, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, Humanities Gallery, September 2013*
As Subject and Object: Contemporary Book Artists Explore Sacred Hebrew Texts, Museum of Biblical Art, NYC, June–September 2013
Remnants, Northeastern University, Gallery 360, Boston, October 2012–February 2013*
Gifted Visions, University of Mississippi Museum, September–October 2012
Waking & Sleeping, University of Mississippi Museum and Historic Houses, June–September 2012*
Memory Remains, Northeastern University, Gallery 360, Boston, March–May, 2012
Can’t Hear the Revolution, Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY, August 2011
Red Hook Hoe-Down, Sweet Lorraine Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, May 2010

AWARDS, TEACHING, & LECTURES
Penland School of Craft, Winter Resident, January 2017
Long Island University,
Solvent Transfer Demonstration, 2012-2015
Brooklyn Arts Council Visual Arts Grant Panel, Panelist, 2009, 2010, 2012 (chair), 2013
Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Lecture on Intersections of Art and Religion, February 2012
Hambidge Center, Fellow in Residency Program, April 2011
Peace Corps, Volunteer, Republic of Benin, West Africa, 2001–2003
Fulbright Commission, Teaching Assistant, Republic of Austria, Steyr, 2000-2001

BIBLIOGRAPHY & WRITING
Ongoing interview column in ARTS Journal published by the Society for the Arts in Religious and Theological Studies: interviews with Linda Ekstrom, Hend Al-Mansour, Lynn Aldrich, 2014-present
Three works from Waking & Sleeping featured in The Point Magazine, Winter 2012

“Great Plains” and “Rachel Pollak” in Overflow Magazine, Winter 2011 and Fall 2011

EDUCATION
Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, Bachelor of Arts, 2000

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee
Methodist Germantown Hospital, Germantown, Tennessee

New York University Center for Spiritual Life
University of Mississippi Museum and Historic Houses