Jon Shaw’s work documents the urban landscape of Vancouver. Outdated alleyway structures and graffiti, trash and other objects are recreated through layers of ink drawing, acrylic puddles and bold stenciling.
Jon is a full-time painter based in Vancouver, BC, with BFA from Mount Allison University. He moved to Vancouver from the maritimes in 2010 to begin his painting career.
In the following 6 years Jon has exhibited at various venues in and around Vancouver including Kimoto Gallery, State of the Art in Whistler, and his work resides in several private collections including West Coast Reduction. He is an active annual participant in the East Side Culture Crawl.
Press coverage includes 24 Hours, Daily Hive Vancouver and the Georgia Strait.