Cranbrook Academy of Art, MFA, Painting and Drawing, May 2000
The Kansas City Art Institute, BFA, Painting and Drawing, May 1998
Bennington College, Theater/Fine Art, Fall 1992 - Spring 1994


1999 - 2000 Robert H. Daisley Memorial Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art
1995 - 1998 Trustee Merit Scholarship, The Kansas City Art Institute


Maharishi University, Associate Professor Studio Art, Fairfield. IA 2019-present

Maharishi University, Assistant Professor Painting and Drawing, BFA Program Director, Fairfield, IA 2011- 2019
St Philips College, Adjunct Faculty, Art Department, San Antonio, TX 2009 – 2011

Public Art

‘The Power to Stop Time’, Artpace San Antonio, Public Art Piece Installed in Irving Middle School, San Antonio, TX 2011, permanent installation.


The Coastal Post, February 2019

Inertia Studio Visits, October 2018

Precog, Featured Artist, October 2018

The Glamour is Gone, Lovey Town Space, Solo Show, Catalogue, essay by Gaby Collins-Fernadez, Interview with Michael Velliquette, published December 2016

Precog, Featured Artist, published August 2016 

Maake Magazine featured artist, published August 2015

Maake Magazine, interview and online feature of work, May 2015

Painter’s Bread, interview and studio visit, January, 2015

"I Love You Because Your Pants Are Too Short", essay by Brooke Chroman, catalog published by Prairie Lights Books

"The Suspects", A book of 21 paintings by Gyan Shrosbree, Published By DEVIBOOK, 2010

Artist residency programs and Fellowships 

The Maple Terrace Residency Program, October 2018

Two Coats of Paint Resident Artist, October 2017 

Two Coats of Paint Resident Artist, February 2016

Yaddo, August 2015 

The MacDowell Colony, June/July 2015 

The Vermont Studio Center, January 2014

Selected Exhibitions


Sense of Place, Recent Work by Gyan Shrosbree and Jim Shrosbree, nx.ix.0 Contemporary, Detroit, MI September (upcoming) (two person)

Gyan Shrosbree: Closet Systems, presented by the Iowa Arts Council and State Historical Museum,   Des Moines, IA May - July (solo)

Got it For Cheap, The Hole, New York, NY March


Faculty Show, Unity Gallery, Maharishi University, Fairfield, IA September-October

Rhythm & Rush, Ground Floor Gallery, juried by Catherine Haggarty, Nashville, TN September-October

One: Annual Emerging Artist Exhibit 2018, Cleve Carney Art Gallery, Glen Ellyn, IL June-July


If Not for Space, Curated by Yellow Door Gallery, Unity Gallery, Fairfield, IA November-December 

Built in Closet: Paintings by Gyan Shrosbree Paintings, Ripon College, Ripon, WI November-December (Solo) 

Tarp Studies by Gyan Shrosbree, Haus Collective, San Antonio, TX September - October (Solo)

A Sag, Harbored, Western Exhibitions, Curated by Scott Speh, Chicago, IL July - August

A Tiny Rivulet in the Distant Forest, ArtStart, Curated by Michael Velliquette, Rhinelander, WI  May - August

Reliquary, Work by Gyan Shrosbree and Brian Paul, Grapefuits, Portland, OR  May - June 

Finding Distance: Gyan Shrosbree and Jim Shrosbree, Yellow Door Gallery, Des Moines, IA  May -June

Two Coats of Paint Resident Artist Group Show, NYSRP,  Curated by Sharon Butler, Brooklyn, NY, February 


Gyan Shrosbree, Lovey Town Space, Madison, WI, October - December (Solo)

"Deal With It", Maake Magazine Exhibition, The Woskob Family Gallery, State College, PA, August - October

Walk in Closet: Paintings by Gyan Shrosbree, Grand View University, Des Moines, IA, August-September (Solo)

Deutschland, Lovey Town Space, Madison, WI/Berlin,GE March-April  

Faculty Show, Unity Gallery, Maharishi University, Fairfield, IA February-March


Arranged Marriage, Collaboration with Surya Gied, Public Space One, Iowa City, IA October 

The Ladies Association, Gyan Shrosbree/Joey Fauerso, ICON Gallery, Fairfield, IA March-May


Whimsy, Icon Gallery, Curated by Ken Dubin, Fairfield. IA May-July

Slipping Glimpse, Art Faculty Show curated by Surya Gied, Maharishi University, Fairfield, IA December - February
What Resonates, Collaboration with Liz Smith and Eliot Oliver, 1522 St. Louis, Kansas City, MO September-October
The Joy of The Task Was Its Own Reward, Lovey Town Space, Curated by Michael Velliquette, Madison, WI September-October
I Love You Because Your Pants Are Too Short, Paintings By Gyan Shrosbree, Curated by Mary Laube, The Times Club, Iowa City, IA March

A.I.R. Gallery 10th Biennial, Brooklyn, Juried by Ingrid Schaffner NY, December-January
Parallax Art Fair, New York, NY November
Gyan Shrosbree and James Shrosbree: New Paintings, Unity Gallery, Maharishi University, November–February
'Put yourself in Her Shoes: Recent Drawings By Gyan Shrosbree', The Beauty Shop, Fairfield, IA, October-November

Faculty Show, Unity Gallery, Maharishi University, December-February
Gyan Shrosbree Paintings and Drawings, Stacey Hill’s Space, San Antonio, TX April
Gyan Shrosbree and Joey Fauerso, Recent Work, Unity Gallery, Maharishi University, February – April

'The Suspects', FLIGHT Gallery, San Antonio, TXJuly – August (solo show)
‘Hey What’s on Your Mind’, Collaboration with Michael Velliquette and Jon Rappleye
‘Power to Stop Time’, Public Art Piece Installed in Irving Middle School, Grant from Artpace San Antonio, permanently installed June
‘This is All Real’, collaboration with Joey Fauerso and Leslie Frasier, Unit B Gallery, San Antonio, TX May - July

‘Home Coming’, Tim The Girl, San Antonio, TX October (solo show)
'Hey What’s on Your Mind?', Parts & Labor, New York, NY February

'Gyan Shrosbree Paintings', Haus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA December (solo show)
'Want and Need', Parts & Labor, New York, NY October
'The Possibility of Love With a Stranger', Fake Space, Los Angeles CA October
'Hey Whats on Your Mind?', Fake Space, Los Angeles CA September
"Red Dot", Blue Star Contemporary. San Antonio, TX June

“Shrosbree/Muraceski”, The Santa Fe Art Colony, Los Angeles, CA May

"9 Steps Closer To a New You", Unity Gallery, M.U.M., Fairfield, IA. January (solo show)
“9 Steps Closer To A New You”, Shareen Downtown, Los Angeles, CA, June/July (solo show)

Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, Flat Files, Brooklyn, NY, September
“The Matzo Files”, Art Auction, New York, NY May
“I Loved My Bat”, The Bower, San Antonio, TX, February

“The Matzo Files”, New York, NY, August
“My Pants As Your Shirt”, New York, NY, July
“Shrosbree”, Gallery 51, Fairfield, IA, April
“Cut”, Performance, Brooklyn NY, March

“I am not Afraid Anymore”, Berrel Space, Brooklyn, NY, May
8 x 10”, Arthouse, traveling exhibition

"Stray Show," Chicago, IL
"Fashion Place," The Bower, San Antonio, TX, April (solo show)
"Trash Walk," Performance, New York, NY, January

"9/11," Benefit Auction, Long Island City, NY, November
"Stitched," Performance, Brooklyn, New York, August

"Cranbrook Academy of Art Graduate Summer Exhibition," Curated by Buzz Spector, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI, June - August
"Dress Rehearsal by Gyan," Fashion Show, Cranbrook Academy of Art Student Degree Show Opening,Bloomfield Hills, MI, April 15th
"Cranbrook Academy of Art Student Degree Show," Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI, April- May
"Introductions," Suzanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI, May (2-person show)
"Fashion Show by Gyan," Performance, Suzanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI, May
"The Life of A Princess", Performance, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, March
"Air Quotes," Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI, March

"Disposables by Gyan," Fashion Show, Bloomfield Hills, MI, November
"Permission Fashions by Gyan," Collaborative Space/Store with Tao Urban, Bloomfield Hills, MI
"Permission Fashions Live," Cranbrook Museum of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, April
"Cus' We Wanna," Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI, March