2017   Saudade, Zinc, Contemporary Gallery, Seattle, WA

2015   Everybody is In, Alice Gallery, Seattle, WA

​2014   Ink This, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

2009   Invitational, Miety Tieton and Goathead Press, Tieton, WA

2008   Seattle Print Artists, Galeria Indigo, Oaxaca, Mexico

          16 US Artists, Hubei Institute of Art, Wuhan, China

2007   Gallery Artists, Margo Jacobsen Gallery, Portland, OR

           This is Not a Group Show, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle

 2005   Seattle Print Artists, Shenzhen Art Institute Gallery, Shenzen, Chin

            Ink + Paper, Gail Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA

2004   Collaborations, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

2003   Seattle / Oaxaca: Contemporary Print Arts, Instituto des Artes Grafica, Oaxaca,  Mexico

2002   Les Fables de la Fontaine, Center pour l’Art la Culture, Aix-en Provence, France

2000   Body Language: Figurative Work in Print and Drawing, Evergreen Gallery, Evergreen State College, Olympia,

         Artists Making Prints, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, UW, Seattle, WA

         Northwest Printmakers, Davidson Gallery, Seattle, WA

1998   Local Press, Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

1997   Printmaking International, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; Curator: Gordon Gilky

1992    Critical Impressions, traveling exhibition:  Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL;  Carleton College, Northfield, MN, Bloomhill, MI; Baxter Gallery, Maine College of Art (1994), Portland, ME

1988    Classical Myth and Imagery in Contemporary Art, Queens Museum, Flushing, NY


2009   Shoreless: Film-transfer Collages and Cut-paper Pieces, Richard Hugo House Gallery, Seattle, WA

2007   Swimmers, Lake City Studio, UW Art and Context Printmakers’ Symposium

2002   Watershed:  Works on Paper, Esther Claypool Gallery, Seattle, WA

2000   Recent Work, Esther Claypool Gallery, Seattle, WA

1994   Recent Work, Kansas City Artist Coalition, Kansas City, MO

          Shirley Scheier:  Recent Prints, McIntosh Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1992   Shirley Scheier and Tom Johnston Documents Northwest, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

          Lore, Fuller/Elwood Gallery, Seattle, WA

1990   Wildflower and Nightmares:  Recent Work by Shirley Scheier, Fuller/Elwood Gallery, Seattle, WA

1989   Black Bouquet:  Recent Work by Shirley Scheier, Cunningham Gallery, University of Washington,

          Seattle, WA

1988   Shirley Scheier: Recent Prints, Printworks, Chicago, IL

          In the Garden:  Paintings and Prints by Shirley Scheier, Coburn Gallery, Colorado College,  

          Colorado Springs, CO


Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

University of Illinois, Beckman Institute, Champaign, IL 

King County Arts Commission, Seattle, WA

Instituto des Artes Grafica, Oaxaca,  Mexico

Alexandria Museum, LA

Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland

Peacock Printmakers' Workshop, Aberdeen, Scotland

Franklin Furnace Artist Book Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Suzzallo Special Collections, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Microsoft Corporation, Seattle, WA

Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend, WA

Cheney-Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA

Davis-Wright Tremain Corporation, Seattle, WA

New Vector, U.S. West Communications Corporation, Seattle, WA

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

The Elwood Collection, Washington State University Museum of Art, Pullman, WA

Seattle Portable Collection, Seattle Art Commission, WA

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

King County Portable Collection, Seattle, WA

Harborview Burn Center, King County Public Art Collection, Seattle, WA


2008     Artist in Residence, Espy Foundation, Oysterville, WA

2003    Contemporary Experimental Printmaking, Universidad de Arts Grafica, Oaxaca, Mexico, with a travel grant from the University of Washington Graduate School

    Shoreline, artist lecture as part of a four-person panel discussion titled Landscape: Place, Perception, and Representation, at the national print arts conference Revolution and Representation, Boston, MA

2001    Sequential Printmaking: artist lecture and workshop, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

2000    Shifting Creative Concerns, Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

1998    Visiting Artist, Temple University, Rome, Italy

           Sequential Printmaking, Scuola di Grafica Internationale, Venice, Italy

           The Art of Making, lecturer and panelist Henry Art Gallery, “Thinking Print” Symposium, Seattle, WA

1994    Artist-in-Residence, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

1992    Indelible Impressions, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

1990    Artist-in-Residence, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomhill, MI

1988    Artist-in-Residence, two-week residency giving demonstrations in color intaglio printing and producing an edition of color etching, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO

1985   Artist-in-Residence, Peacock Printmakers Workshop, Aberdeen, Scotland


2016-current  Full-time Artist,

1986-2016     Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle

1985   Artist-in-Residence, Peacock Printmakers Workshop, Aberdeen, Scotland

1982-1985    Proctor in Print Study Collection and Preparator, Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, WI

1978-1982    Co-manager, Community Mercantile Food Cooperative, Lawrence, KS

1976-1978    Delivery Staff, University of Kansas Libraries, Lawrence, KS

1971-1976   Various jobs: library staff, janitor, museum guard, cashier


2009    Scheier vs City of Snohomish, search ACLU website        


2007    Art and Context, Printmaking Forum, Co-Chair and Moderator

1999-2001    Co-founder and Vice President of Seattle Print Arts

2000    The Extended Print, Symposiums, Symposium Co-Chair

1992-93    Selection Panel, Waterfront Project, Port of Seattle, Seattle, WA

1991    Selection Committee, Artist-in-Residence Program, Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend, WA


2016     Professor Emeritus
​2014     Milliman Foundation Grant for Faculty Excellence, University of Washington, Seattle
1999    Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, funds for The Extended Print 
             Symposium,  Symposium Co-Chair 
1992        Graduate Faculty Research Grant, University of Washington
1991        Museum of History & Industry, Collaboration Grant, Seattle, WA
1990        Centrum Grant, Artist-in-Residence, Port Townsend, WA
1989        Graduate Faculty Research Grant, University of Washington


A Common Language, A Cultural Exchange, Shenzhen University, Fine Art Institute Gallery, Shenzen, China  (group exhibition catalogue with reproduction) 2006

Christofides, C., Les Fables de la Fontaine, (reproduction of painting), 2003

Joslin, Victoria, Shirley Scheier at Esther Claypool Gallery,  Artweek, April 2002, Vol. 33, Issue 3, page 26

Bryant, Elizabeth, The Extended Print Symposium, Graphion: International Journal of Modern Prints, Artists’ Books, and Paper Art, 2000, Vol. 3

Thomas, Linda, Seattle Print Arts: An Interview with Shirley Scheier and Barbara Robertson,Graphion: International Journal of Modern Prints,  Artists’ Books, and Paper Art, 2000, Vol. 4 Art

Farr, Sheila, The Elwood Collection, catalogue, 2000, Washington State University, Pulman, WA

Allen, Lois  Contemporary Printmaking in the Northwest, 1997 (reproduction and essay)

Slemmons, Rod, Curator of Printmaking and Photography, Seattle Art Museum, Documents Northwest: Thomas Johnston and Shirley Scheier, museum brochure, essay and reproductions, 1992

Hacket, Regina, Pairing of Scheier and Johnston Doesn’t Click, Seattle Times, July, 1992, (reproduction)

Tarzan Ament, Deloris, SAM Focuses on Printmakers, Seattle Times, Oct 1992

Bryant, Shirley Scheier at Coburn Gallery, WOMEN ARTIST NEWS, (reproduction) 1989