Tate Shaw is an artist, writer, publisher, and curator living in Rochester, NY. His books are in international art library collections including the Tate Modern, London, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Joan Flasch Artists’ Books Collection, Yale Special Collections, and the George Eastman Museum Library, amongst others. Cuneiform Press published Blurred Library, a collection of Shaw’s essays on books by artists, and his writing has appeared in Rereading Empathy, in JAB: the Journal of Artists’ Books, The Blue Notebook, Aperture’s Photobook Review, Afterimage:the Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism, and other journals and catalog publications. In addition to publishing books by artists through Preacher’s Biscuit Books, Shaw is Editor of the Press at Visual Studies Workshop where he also curated and organized numerous exhibitions and symposia in photography and book art. He is an Associate Professor at SUNY Brockport.


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