curriculum vitae

Gerald Euhon Sheffield II
Artist and Educator


2017 Yale School of Art, MFA, Painting/ Printmaking - New Haven, CT
2015 School of Visual Arts, BFA - New York City, NY
2015 School of Visual Arts 3D Digital Sculpture Student Exchange - Brno, Czech Republic
2014 SVA in Rome - Rome, Italy



Visiting Lecturer, Drawing 01, Williams College, Williamstown, MA
Adjunct Instructor, Foundation Drawing, Cooper Union, New York, NY
Visiting Lecturer, Lesley MFA, Cambridge, MA
Adjunct Instructor, Foundation Drawing, Cooper Union, New York, NY
Part-Time Instructor, Structural Drawing, UMASS, Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA
Visiting lecturer, Painting and Design, Life Drawing, University of California, Riverside
Instructor, Twinkle Monster Art Studio, Diamond Bar, CA
Instructor, Foundation Art/ Art History - Samarkand State Architecture and Civil Engineering Institute, Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Instructor, ACES Educational Center for the Arts, New Haven, CT
Teaching Assistant, Molly Zuckerman-Hartung, Basic Drawing, Yale School of Art
Teaching Assistant, Sophy Naess, Figure Drawing, Yale School of Art
Volunteer Instructor, PS/MS 282 Brooklyn, NY
Tech Assistant, 3D Digital Sculpture Department, School of Visual Arts

Selected Artist Talks/ Lectures
2020 (Virtual Programming)
MCLA Gallery 51 “featured artist” series, MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams, Massachusetts 
“Conversations on Culture”, Alex Jackson and Gerald Sheffield in converstion with Jenkins Johnshon Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
”Art and Art education: innovation processes and issues of productive interaction in the XXI century,” International Scientific and Practical Conference, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
“The Inherent Diplomacy of Art and Architecture in Uzbekistan,” South and Central Asia Fulbright Conference, Kochi Kerala, India.
“At the Intersection of Art and Science,” Blue Roof Studios, Los Angeles, CA “PTSD, Art, and the Veteran Experience,” Long Beach Veterans Administration Hospital, Long Beach, California.

Art and Production
PR/ Marketing Liaison, The State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development
Production Assistant, William Kentridge “The Head and The Load,” MASS MoCA
Artist Assistant, William Bailey
Graduate Assistant, Afro American Cultural Center, Gallery Manager, Yale University
Curatorial Advisory Board, ArtSpace New Haven
Cofounder, Black Student Union, School of Visual Arts
PhotoJournalist, United States Army Public Affairs, Psychological Operations, United States Army Special Operations


2022 - 2023 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow (NEH) Dialogues on the Experience of War, University of Illinois, Chicago
Demil Art Fund
2018 - 2019
Fulbright Creative and Performing Arts Research Grant - Samarkand, Uzbekistan
2018 White House Fellows Annual Leadership Conference, Artist-in-Residence, Washington, D.C.
2018 (Finalist) Alice C. Cole '42 Fellowship, Wellesley College
2018 36 Chase & Barns Artists and Art Historians Residency, North Adams, MA
2016 Alice Kimball English Traveling Fellowship - Cape Town, South Africa
2016 JUNCTURE Human Rights Research and Travel Fellowship, Yale Law School - Cape Town, South Africa
2016 Royal Drawing School
2015 BFA Fine Arts (Honors)
2015 The Alumni Society of School of Visual Arts, SVA Alumni Scholarship Award
2013 SVA Merit Award in Fine Arts
2008 Meritorious Service Medal, United States Army


One and Two Person Exhibitions
2022 melancholy satire, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
2022 NADA House 2022, Governors Island, NY
2020 zeitgeist, Home Gallery, New york, NY
2019 “friendship table”, Samarkand Institute of Architecture, (site-specific installation), Uzbekistan
2019 Democratic Paradox, New Release Gallery, New York, NY
2018 pride, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Gallery 51, North Adams, MA
2018 PTSD: People's Trauma Showings Daily, Gallery 6/67, Santa Ana, CA
2017 Ecology of Memories, Laukahi Slope Mini Park (site-specific installation), Honolulu, HI

Group Exhibitions
2023 Surviving the Long Wars, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
2023 We Feel Our Way Through When We Don’t Know, Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, MA
2022 Elective Affinities, Chapter NY Gallery, New York, NY
2021 Praying On The Name, Kingfish Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2019 "Le Pineapple" BODEGA: MultiCultural Art Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2019 NVAM Triennial, National Veterans Art Museum, Chicago, IL
2019 Cybernetic Alchemy, Foreign (Material) Affairs, New Museum, NEW INC, NYC
2018 Cosmic Traffic Jam, Zevitas Marcus, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Interact, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Education Center, New York, NY
2017 Project Xouthou, Xouthou Street, Athens, Greece
2017 Yale MFA Thesis Show, New Release Gallery - New York, NY
2017 Artspace Benefit Paris, Texas, Artspace New Haven - New Haven, CT
2017 Coda I + II: Yale Painting and Printmaking MFA Thesis, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2016 Timeless Characters, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York, NY
2016 Aftermath: Resonance of War, Loss and Displacement, Santa Ana, CA
2016 Yale School of Art Benefit Auction, New York City, NY
2015 The Gates are Open, Yale University, Green Gallery, New Haven, CT
2015 Declassified: Transition, SVA Mezzanine, George Washington, New York City, NY
2015 PAGINA, Antica Libreria Cascianelli, Rome, Italy
2015 Tehni, NeznaMa Fine Art Gallery, New York City, NY
2015 Color Wheel, Curated by Suzanne Anker, Visual Arts Gallery, New York City, NY
2014 Primavera Roma, Antica Libreria Cascianelli, Rome, Italy
2012 SVA Selected Foundation Painting Exhibition, New York City, NY

Exhibitions Curated

2016 Black at Yale, Afro American Cultural Center, Yale University
2016 Curatorial Advisory Board, Art Space, New Haven, CT
2015 Tehni, NeznaMa Fine Art Gallery, New York City, NY


"In Wild Topiary, Alex Jackson plays with Human Perception in a Wild New Exploration
of Color and Meaning," Medium (2018),

"What is your Goal?," Yale School of Art Magazine (2018).


Edward Goldman, “Art, War, and Religion,”Art Talk, KCRW, February 6, 2018,

Sheilah Ledwidge, “Before and After SVA: Gerald Sheffield on Professionalization and Art as a
Job,” SVA NYC Features, July 25, 2018,

Ellen C. Caldwell, “Detouring through Art, History & Language in Cosmic Traffic Jam,” Riot
Material, August 17, 2018,

“Gerald Sheffield” (podcast), The First Stop, February 3, 2019,

Lori Waxman, ”Inaugural National Veterans Art Museum Triennial offers veterans a
welcoming home, Chicago Tribune, June 5, 2019.

2019, Gerald Euhon Sheffield II