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Oliver Shaw

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Birth year

Lives in
Friedrichshain, Berlin.

Works in
Neukölln, Berlin.


NSAD,uk, 2000, Ba (hons)Illustration
HCAT,uk, 1996, Graphic Design
BCAD,uk, 1994, Art Foundation

abstract-expressionism, Neo-abstract-expressionism, collages, colourful, experimental, fun, hip-hop, theshaw, mixed-media, modern, abstract, graffiti/street-art, figurative


Oliver Shaw

born 08.02.1977, in Sussex, England.



Candid Berlin group show, Universität der Künste, Berlin, May 2012

The Optimist, World aids day Group show, Brick Lane Gallery, London, December 2011,

Urban Art, Brixton urban art fair, London, 2002 – 2011

Stop robbing the rich, Group Show, pop up gallery, Nottingham April, 2010.

Cruel Britania, Group Show, T+P fine art, Philadelphia, April, 2010 USA

Utterings, Solo show, Fallon, Soho, London, May, 2009



Known as the Shaw since childhood, I am a graffiti artist turned canvas freestyler. I have always painted to keep positive, viewing the brighter side of life from the other side of the fence.

My work is unrestrained Neo-expressionism, my goal is to create interesting, beautiful work that makes people smile.

The paintings evolve onto the canvas and anything else that stands before me, its this process that I find the most exciting, like opening a door inside myself and watching to see what happens via the Technicolor utterings of a spray can.

Berlin, 13.04.2012 Oliver Shaw

Recent Exhibits

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