Liz Shepherd
83 Elm Street

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
liz [at] lizshepherd [dot] com

Solo Exhibitions


Up and Out, Artpace, Hudson (Show) Room, San Antonio, TX, 2016

Immigrants, SG Gallery, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy, 2016


Steps, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA, 2014


Up and Out, Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA, 2013


Up and Out, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA, 2012


They Still Cast Shadows, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA, 2010


I Don’t Know the Details, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA, 2008

When Is It Time to Panic, Sarah Doyle Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI, 2008


I Don’t Know the Details, Locco Ritoro Gallery, Boston, MA

Selected Group Exhibitions


The River Project at the Slocum Reserve, Dartmouth, MA Public art installation, June 2015–May 2016

Absence and Presence: A Printmaking Response to the Bombing at Al Mutanabbi Street, an on-going international traveling exhibition, 2016

Consensus, an international traveling exhibition curated by Sally Taylor, 2016


Inaugural Exhibition, Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum of Art: Southern Graphics
Council International Collection, Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw, GA, 2014

Print Austin, Georgetown Arts Center, Georgetown, TX, 2014

Connections, Museo Qorikancha, Cusco, Peru, 2014

Twelve Nights, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA, 2014

Islensk Grafik/The Icelandic Printmakers Association, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2014


Vietnamese – American Graphic Painting Exhibition, Contemporary Arts Center, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2013

Boston Printmakers North American Print Biennial, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2013

Pedigree, Newton New Arts Center, Newton, MA, 2013

reThink INK: 25 Years at the Mixit Print Studio, Iris & Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, 2013


Re Open, Royal Academy of Prints and Drawings, Bankside Gallery, London,England, 2012

Par Avion, Salle Conrath, Hotel de Ville, Strasbourg, France, 2012

Rethink Ink: Mixit Print Studio at 25, Boston Public Library,Boston, MA, 2012


Boston Printmakers North American Biennial, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2011

Liz Shepherd, H. Pelham Curtis Gallery, New Canaan, CT, 2011


On/Of/Like/About Paper, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA, 2010


Los Angeles Printmaking Biennial, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery Barnsdall Park, Pasadena, CA, 2009

VirGO Girl!, Bow Street Gallery, Cambridge, MA, 2009

Plus One, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA, 2009

Physical/Digital, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA, 2009

Violence Transformed, Roxbury Community College, Boston, MA, 2009

Dual Action, Jewett Gallery, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, 2009

Prints of the Year, Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, NH, 2009


Boston Bio Labs, Ipswich, MA, 2008

Swan, Bow Street Gallery, Cambridge, MA, 2008


The Body of Christ, Washington Theological Consortium, Washington, D.C., 2007

Cell Signaling Technologies, Danvers, MA, 2007

The Dictionary Project, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA, 2007

Boston Printmakers North American Print Biennial, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2007


Simply the Best, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2006

Salt City Dozen, Syracuse University Coyne Gallery, Syracuse, NY, 2006

Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2006

Los Angeles Printmaking Society National Exhibition, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA, 2006


Beyond Color: 12 Artists’ Books, FPAC Gallery, Boston, MA, 2005

InBetween, William Morris Hunt Library, Boston, MA, 2005|


Time Remembered, Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA, 2004

Between the Layers: Printmaking in the 21st Century, ArtSpace Gallery, Maynard, MA, 2004


Edinburgh College of Art/ SMFA Print Portfolio Exchange, 2003



Artist Residency, Artpace, San Antonio, TX, 2016
Artist Residency, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy, 2016


Traveling Fellowship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2015
Finalist, Solo exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2015


Materials Award, Praga Industries, Boston Printmakers North American Print Biennial, Boston, MA, 2007


Nominee, Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant, 2006


Boit Award, School of the Museum of Fine Arts,Boston, MA, 2005


Boit Award, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. 2004


Museum of Fine Arts, Department of Prints, Drawings and Photography, Boston, MA
Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Vietnam Fine Arts Association, Hanoi, Vietnam
Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw, GA
Cell Signaling Technologies, Danvers, MA
Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
Southern Graphics Council
Syracuse University Lowe Gallery, Syracuse, NY
Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Commonwealth Financial Management, Waltham, MA
Percussion Software, Woburn, MA
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Art in Boston–Curated by Sinclair Hitchings, Chairman, Boston, MA



Eda Silva, “Boston artist re-creates large-scale work with a Texas Twist at Artpace”, San Antonio Press News, May 17, 2016

“Palette to Plate: Prints and recipes from members of the Boston Printmakers”, Boston Globe Editor’s Pick, May 29


“Liz Shepherd and Kim Bernard Exhibition” Boston Globe, February 22, 2012


Sand T Malloch, “Featured Artist: Liz Shepherd” Making the Art Seen, artSPACE@16 Online Gallery, January 6, 2010


“Reynolds Advanced Materials Gets Wonky” Artscope Magazine, November/December 2009

Preview Magazine, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Summer 2009


Stephanie Schorow, “Where words fail, artists work tackles the void” Boston Globe NorthWest, September 11, 2008


Cait McQuaid, “Pure Thoughts” Boston Globe, October 19, 2006

Cait McQuaid, “A Glimpse of Tomorrow” Today Boston Globe, June 29, 2006



MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University, Boston, MA, 2006


Diploma, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2001


Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2000

Professional Experience


Instructor, Photo and Digital Methods in Printmaking, Continuing Education, Department, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2005-15
President of the Board of Directors, Boston Printmakers, 2012-16


Instructor, Contemporary Processes in Printmaking, Printmaking Department, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, 2008


Instructor, Monoprint Workshops, Danforth Museum School, Framingham, MA, 2007
School of the Museum of Fine Arts Post Graduate Teaching Fellowship, 2007