Shane Huffman




University of Illinois at Chicago,               M.F.A.   2002

John Herron School of Art, Indianapolis,   B.F.A.   1999


Solo Exhibitions:

2014     “100 100s on the One and a Half”, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago

“Shane Huffman”, 65 Grand, Chicago

2013     “Be silent unless what you have to say is better than silence”, Paul Kotula Projects, Detroit

2012    “Sense and Sensibility”, 65 Grand, Chicago

2010     “Shane Huffman”, Rowley Kennerk Gallery, Chicago

2009       “Shane Huffman”, Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park, Il

2007       “The first time you and I split the atom”, Skestos-Gabriele Gallery, Chicago

2006     “Wanna be part of the Human Race”, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

2005     “Smiling with the mouth of the Ocean”, Skestos-Gabriele Gallery, Chicago

“Shane Huffman”, The Chinati Foundation at the Locker Plant, Marfa, Texas

2004     “Horizon is a Chemical Reaction”, Inigo Manglano-Ovalle’s studio, Chicago

2002     “Swimming to give myself a Heart Attack in order to stop the

Moon’s recession”, Gallery 400, Chicago


Group Exhibitions:

2016    “Chicago and Vicinity”, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago

2014     “Why Marriage?”, Darst Center, Chicago

2013     “Histories/Photographies”, Depaul Art Museum, Chicago

2011    “Re:Chicago”, Depaul Art Museum, Chicago

“A Certain Ratio”, Roots and Culture, Chicago

2010       “ A Unicorn Basking in the Light of Three Glowing Suns”, Devos Art Museum,

Marquette, MI

“Min.”, Regina Rex Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

“Stay in Your Lane”, Swimming Pool Project Space, Chicago

“Cleve Carney Collection”, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, Illinois

“Terminus Ante Quem”, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago

2009       “of or relating to the sky or visible heavens”, Western Exhibitions, Chicago

“The Great Poor Farm Experiment”, The Poor Farm, Manawa, Wisconson

“Picturing the Studio”, (curated by Michelle Grabner), Sullivan Galleries, Chicago

2008       “The Troposphere”, Hampshire House, New York, NY

“Rotations (One Work)”, Rowley Kennerk Gallery, Chicago

“Mapping the Self”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

“Strange Habit”, I Space, Chicago

2007       2nd Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

“Uncertain States of America”, Warsaw, Poland; Bejing, China

“Mapping the Self”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

“I am Eyebeam”, Gallery 400, Chicago

2006       “Uncertain States of America”, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York;

                                                                 Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland

“Uncertain States/ Serpentine Gallery”, Serpentine Gallery, London

“Ballroom Blitz”, James Hotel, Chicago

“Paper”, Skestos-Gabriele Gallery, Chicago

2005       “Uncertain States of America”, (curated by Gunnar Kvaran, Daniel Birnbaum and

Hans Ulrich Obrist), Astrup Fearnly Museum of Modern

                                                                  Art,Oslo, Norway

2003         “Tainted Love”, Unit B Gallery, Chicago

“Operation: Human Intelligence”, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, AMUM,


“Rough Topography”, Vedanta Gallery, Chicago

2002       “Rupturing Beauty,” Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

“Here and Now,” Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago

Artist in Residence:

2010     University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Artist-in-Residence program,

2005     Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas



2009   Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, nomination

2007   Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, nomination

2006   Richard Driehaus Foundation Individual Artist Award, nomination

2003   Richard Driehaus Foundation Individual Artist Award, nomination,

2002   Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Visual Arts Scholarship, recipient




2007-Present    The University of Chicago

2011 University of Illinois at Chicago

2006   University of Illinois at Chicago, Spring and Summer Semester

2006   The Block Museum, Northwestern University, (Pinhole Camera Seminar)

2007   University of Illinois at Chicago, Spring Semester

2007   School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Spring Semester


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