BORN: Omaha, Nebraska 1979
2006- 2008 Laguna College of Art and Design, MFA Painting, Laguna Beach, CA
2002-2004 Emily Carr University, BFA Painting, Vancouver BC
2001 Academy of Art, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
1998-2002 Mesa Community College, Associate of Arts Degree, Mesa AZ
2008 Wes Christensen, Los Angeles, CA
2007 Stephen Douglas, Los Angeles, CA
2006 F. Scott Hess, Los Angeles, CA
2003 Peter Schuyff, Vancouver BC
1998-2001 Jim Garrison, Mesa, AZ
2012 City of Los Angeles – Certificate of Recognition, Tom LaBonge, Councilmember 4th District and Herb J. Wesson, Jr., President, Los Angeles City Council
“Kotomi: Female Personifications of the Sister Cities of Los Angeles”,
Koplin Del Rio, Culver City, CA
2014 Cartomancy: Recent Drawings by Shay Bredimus, Koplin Del Rio, Culver City, CA
2012 Shay Bredimus – Kotomi: Female Personifications of the Sister Cities of Los
Angeles, solo exhibition, Koplin Del Rio, Culver City, CA
2011 Indelible, solo exhibition, Fresno City College, Fresno, CA, curated by
Gordon Fuglie, Director & Head of Curatorial Affairs, Central California Museum of Arts
2010 Indelible Marks, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA
2008 Shay Bredimus: The Rhetorical Body, San Luis Obispo Art Center, San Luis
MFA solo exhibition 1-5 Gallery
2004 BFA solo exhibition KD6 Gallery, Vancouver BC.
2014 Kulture Klash, Ink N Iron Festival, the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA
reconFIGURED, The Egan Gallery, Fullerton, CA
Artopia by OC Weekly, Muzeo, Anaheim, CA
Mirror | Mirror, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
2013 WONDERWROKS, The Cat street gallery, Hong Kong
WUNDERKAMMER: Miniatures and Curiosities, Koplin Del Rio, Culver City, CA
ART AUCTION XV: Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
I DONT WANT TO GO TO PRISON, Artist CO-OP, Long Beach, CA
2012 SUBLIME: Nature, Science and the Divine in Contemporary Art, Koplin Del Rio, Culver City, CA
BETWEEN TRUTH AND FICTION: Pictorial Narratives, Koplin Del Rio,
Culver City, CA
SELF-POSSESSED: Examining Identity in the 21st century, Koplin Del Rio, Culver City, CA
L.A. Skin & Ink, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA Art Driven, Sullen Art Collective, Los Alamitos, CA
2011 Indelible, Central California Museum of Arts, Fresno, CA
Small Works, group exhibition, Prographica, Seattle, WA
Face to Face: The Changing Face of Portraiture, City of Carlsbad William De.
Cannon Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
2009 West Coast Drawings, Drawings VIII by Koplin Del Rio Gallery, curated by Norman
Lundin, Davidson Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 LCAD MFA Group Show, curated by Peter Frank, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
LA Art Fair, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
Not without Form: Recent Drawings and works on Paper, Donna Beach Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
Contemporary Realist Painting and Drawing: 16 Graduates/ 19 Mentors, Koplin
Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA
“Mirror Mirror Project: Creating Connections Between Artists and Homeless Youth”, KCET
“Ingenious Ink: The art and life of Shay Bredimus”, CULTURE Magazine, 4/3/2014.
“Imitating Life: Giving some ink to local painter-tattooist Shay Bredimus”, Signal Tribune,
“Line blurs between tattoos and fine art”, Los Angeles Daily Press, 1/20/14.
“Shay Bredimus: Artist Feature”, E-VOLVED Magazine, 1/3/14.
“Featured Rogue Artist: Shay Bredimus”, Rogue Arts Research & Writing, 10/7/13.
Munro, Donald, “The Beehive Interview: Shay Bredimus”, Fresno Bee, November 30,
2011 Print/Blog http://fresnobeehive.com/2011/11/the_beehive_int_14.html#more
Courtland, Ruth and Wendy Wallace, Web radio interview “Art Talk with Shay Bredimus”,
Kotek, Elliot V., “Shay Panache”, Inked Life – View, Inked Magazine, October 2010 p. 18
American Artist Magazine (Drawing Edition) New and Notable, Spring 2010
Fugile, Gordon. "Art Center Update and Events." Journal Plus: Magazine of the Central
Coast Apr. 2009: 28. Print.
Kangas Mathew. “West Coast Drawings: Drawings VIII” Art ltd. 2009:20.Print.
Koppman, Debra. "Shay Bredimus." Previews, ArtWeek 2009: 6. Print.
Schwellenbach, Ashley. "Under Your Skin." New Times [San Luis Obispo] 16 Apr. 2009: