Terry Shave as an artist and also Professor of Fine Art at Nottingham Trent University, UK has an extensive track record as an artist and arts educator. He exhibits regularly both in the UK and abroad. His one-person exhibitions include, ‘Loaded’ at the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; 'Reloading' at Real Gallery, New York and a touring exhibition ‘Bad Faith’ to Liverpool, Bradford and Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He has been included in nearly one hundred mixed exhibitions and has won prizes in the John Moores painting exhibition in Liverpool and the Unilever Award in London. He has also curated exhibitions that explore drawing, museum collections and the state of contemporary painting in the UK, the most recent being for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Washington D.C. USA.
Shave has initiated and developed a significant range of arts projects both nationally and abroad. These particularly focus on location specific intervention work that attempts to use art to explore socio-political and historical interpretations of sites. Particular locations range from a Tudor house, managed by the National Trust, to a series of empty flats on a deprived housing estate; and from a new science park to a regional theatre. These projects have involved professional artists and postgraduate students working and exhibiting together and always address audience and reception as a key focus of intent and debate. Shave also initiated and managed a gallery in New York between 1994 and 1998 showing key figures in contemporary British art alongside emerging student artists.
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