Kent State University 1967-69

The Ohio State University, BFA, 1972,

The University of Wisconsin, MFA, 1976


Selected One Person Exhibitions

FiveMyles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2022

FiveMyles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2018

Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY, 2017

Plunk Gallery, Livingston Manor, NY 2011

Brandt Gallery, Cleveland, OH 2010

The Painting Center, New York, NY 2009

Brokebridge Gallery, Cleveland, OH, 2008

M’ Finda Kalunga Garden, New York, NY 2008

Minimal Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 2007

Gloria Naftali Space, New York, NY, 2002

The Painting Center, New York, NY 2001

The Interchurch Center, New York, NY 2001

Odd Gallery, Aurora, OH 1999

Knickerbocker Gallery, New York, NY 1999

Contrapposto Gallery, Cleveland, OH 1996

Saint Peter’s Church, New York, NY 1993


Two and Three Person Exhibitions

Minimal Works,  William Cromar and Edward Shalala, Philadelphia, PA  2007

Kelly Randall Gallery,  Charles Shalala and Edward Shalala, Cleveland, OH, 2006

Wooster Arts Space,  Sharon Brant, Stephen Westfall and Edward Shalala, New York, NY 2006

Richard Lazzaro Gallery,  Victor Kord and Edward Shalala, Stoughton, WI, 2004

Gallery U,  Richard Lazzaro and Edward Shalala, Cleveland, OH, 2003


Traveling Exhibition of American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary Print Portfolio

Herron School of Art and architecture, Indianapolis, IN, 2022

The Gallery of the Visual Performing Arts Center, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT, 2021

Transmitter Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2020

University of Houston, Houston, Texas 2017

United States Embassy, Beijing Embassy Annex, Beijing, China 2016

Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, Montana 2016

Auburn University, Auburn, AL. 2016

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. 2015

Marywood University, Scranton, PA. 2014

University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA. 2014

Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA. 2014

Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT. 2013

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. 2013

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL. 2013


Selected Group Exhibitions

On Balance, curated by Mary Birmingham, Art Cake, Brooklyn, NY 2023

Chromatic Space, curated by Jonathan Lippincott, Shirley Fiterman Art Center, BMCC, NY, NY, 2016

The Onward of Art, curated by Karen Wilkin, 1285 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY, 2016

Visible Histories, curated by Max Weintraub, Morris-Warren Gallery, New York, NY, 2016

Endless, Entire, curated by Rachel Nackman, FiveMyles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

Sensory Impact, Morgan Stanley & Co. Purchase, NY, 2015

To Leo, A Tribute from American Abstract Artists, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2014

A Selection, curated by Scott Olson and Gianna Commito, Kent State University Art Galleries, Kent, OH, 2013

Primarily Black & White, curated by Ed Evans, Gallery 705, Stroudsburg, PA, 2013

Re-Generation, curated by Carrie Patterson, The Painting Center, New York, NY, 2012

Twist, curated by Carrie Patterson, Southwest Minnesota State University Art Museum, Marshall MN, 2012

Abstraction to the Power of Infinity, The Ice Box and Crane Arts, curated by Janet Kurnatowski, Philadelpia, PA, 2011

American Abstract Artists, curated by Ivan Karp, OK Harris Gallery, New York, NY, 2011

American Abstract Artists International 75th Anniversary, Galerie oqbo, Berlin, Germany, 2011

Splendor of Dynamic Structure, curated by Nancy Green, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithica, NY, 2011

Wynn Newhouse Award Recipients, Knoedler & Company Gallery, New York, NY, 2010

Geometric Themes & Variations, gallery one twenty eight, New York, NY, 2010

American Abstract Artists International, The Aragonese Castle of Otranto, Italy, 2010

Escape from New York, curated by Matthew Deleget, Minus Space, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand, 2010

By a Thread, curated by Miles Manning,  Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY, 2009

Color, Southwest Minnesota State University Art Museum, Marshall, MN, 2009

Escape From New York, curated by Matthew Deleget, Minus Space, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, 2009

Minus Space, curated by Phong Bui, PS1/MOMA, LIC, NY, 2008

Escape from New York, Minus Space, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia, 2008

Tribute to Esphyr Slobodkina, The Painting Center, New York, NY 2008

183rd Annual Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Art, National Academy Museum, New York, NY, 2008

Escape From New York, SNO, Minus Space, Sidney, Australia 2007

Material Matter, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2007

Continuum, St. Peter’s College, Jersey City, NJ, 2007

Minimal Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2006 & 2007

Optical Simulations, curated by Jill Conner, Yellow Bird Gallery, Newburgh, NY, 2005

Abstract Identity, Pelham Art Center, Bronx, NY, 2004

Fifteen, L.I.C.K. Ltd. LIC, NY, 2002

Straight Painting, curated by James Little, The Painting Center, New York, NY, 2000

Philippe Arnaud Gallery, Paris, France, 1997

Manif International, Seoul, South Korea, 1996


Purchase Awards

24th Annual Library of Congress Exhibitions of Prints, Washington, DC,  1975

Davidson National Print & Drawing Exhibitions, Davidson College, NC, 1974,1975

Printmaking in America Exhibition, New York Public Library, New York, NY, 1975

19th Annual Brooklyn Museum Invitational Print Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY 1974

Color Print U.S.A. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, 1974



American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY 2016

Wynn Newhouse Foundation, New York, NY 2009

The National Academy Museum, New York, NY 2008

Pollock-Krasner Foundation New York, NY 1986

Cleveland Foundation Cleveland, OH 1982

Hooper Foundation, Madison, WI 1973



The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

New York Public Library, New York, NY

The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

Art in Embassies, US State Department, Washington D.C.

Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL

Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ

Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA

Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NB

Davidson College, Davidson, NC

St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Elvehjem Art Center, Madison, WI

Madison Art Center, Madison, WI



Wilkin, Karen, The Hudson Review, (volume LXX, no.2) At The Galleries, Edward Shalala, Summer 2017

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Chelala, Cesar, The Middle East Time International (Australia), A Lebanese artistic…, March 10, 2017

Panero, James, Gallery Chronicle, The New Criterion, March, 2016

Wood, Michael, American Abstract Artists Exhibition, Gotham Buzz, Feb, 1, 2016

Baker, Brett, Painters Table, Re-Generation: Joseph Albers, Legacy of Teaching, December 20, 2011

Conner, Jill, Edward Shalala, Brokebridge Gallery, artUS, pg. 88, I, 2009

Conner, Jill, New Work by Edward Shalala,, Nov. 2008

Rosenthal, James, Minimal Works, Inliquid February 26, 2007

Utter, Douglas Max, Gallery U, Angle Magazine vol.1, no. 4, p. 6. June 2003

Tranberg, Dan, Abstract Artist, The Plain Dealer Magazine, p. 52, May 23, 2003

Newman Andy, Front Page, The New York Times, May 24, 1998

Lampkins-Fielder, R.A., Essay: The Paintings of Edward Shalala, 1997

Castle, Ted, Edward Shalala, St. Peter’s Church, Art In America, Feb. 1994

Wax, Carol, The Mezzotint, Harry N. Abrams, p. 179. 1990

Front Page, Wall of Light, Cleveland Press, 1982

Wisconsin State Journal, Nov. 13, 1974, Color Print USA, Edward Shalala


Visiting Artist

Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH, 1996

University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, 1976