ROGER SHEPHERD interviews ROGER SHEPHERD
The Cooper Union, New York, BFA 1970
HONORS / AWARDS
Award of Merit: Bookbinders’ Guild of New York, 2007
Painting Fellowship: New Jersey State Council on the Arts, 1991–92.
Design Advancement Grant: National Endowment for the Arts, 1988–89.
PROJECTS / COMMISSIONS / ADMINISTRATION
Founder / CEO / Creative Director: panOpticon | Information Architects, 2006 to present
Project Manager: Mary Cassatt Catalogue Raisonné Online, Adelson Galleries, NY, 2006–09.
Concept / Book Design: Waiting for Godot, a bilingual commemorative edition of the Beckett play, published by Grove/Atlantic, NY, 2006.
Co-Web Designer: BOMB Archives, the web archives of BOMB magazine; funded by a grant from the N.E.A., New York, 2000.
Organizer / Co-Curator / Catalogue: Drawing in the Present Tense: a traveling exhibition of over 200 drawings by 40 major American artists, (funded in part by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation), New York, Connecticut, North Dakota, 2000.
Web Designer: architecturalrecord.com: the entire re-design of the Architectural Record magazine website; launched July 2000, New York, 1999–2000.
Concept / Writer / Web Design: What in the World? a monthly feature of the Architectural Record magazine website, New York, 1998–99.
Program Director, Private Issue Family Arts Program: a Nationwide educational program for elementary school children; funded by Discover Card, 1995–97.
Founder / Director / Grant Writer: Visual Artists, Inc., a not-for-profit fiscal agent sponsoring large-scale, collaborative cultural projects in public places, 1989–1999.
Producer / Writer / Film Director: A Reservoir in the Air, a video documentary, 1988–89.
Concept / Project Manager: The Weehawken Water Tower, Designs for Adaptive Re-use of a Landmark in Industrial Architecture, a feasibility study funded by the Hackensack Water Company with a Design Advancement Grant from the NEA, 1987–88.
Artist: Murals, Lobby, 588 Broadway, Manhattan: design and execution of murals for the entire lobby of an office building, New York, 1986–87.
Artist: Murals, Private Residence: design and execution – two walls in an apartment in Montmartre, Paris, France, 1984.
Artist: Murals, Architecture Office: design and execution – walls and ceiling in the offices of the architecture firm Poetic License, Paris, 1983.
Artist: Murals, Ambassador’s Residence: American Ambassador to UNESCO, design and execution – garden and wall, Paris, 1982.
Curator: Delaware Water Gap: American Landscape Painting 1825-1975, an exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Wash. D.C., 1975