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Gloria Doris Shaw, American Art educator. Avocation: naturalist. F C. Recipient Children and Other Endangered Species award Thomas CulturalCtr., 1980, Purchase award Cuban Chamber of Commerce, 1982, Sierra Club, 1983, Blue Ribbon, Martello Towers Art and History Society, 1985, Red Ribbon, South Florida Sculptors, 1986, Endangered Species award Greenpeace, 1986.


Shaw, Gloria Doris was born on November 10, 1928 in Huntington, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Charles Bert and Theodosia Doris (Shimer) Haley.


Student, State University of New York, 1969-1970;student, Art Students League, New York City, 1969-1970, 74;Bachelor, State University of New York, New York City, 1980;postgraduate, U. Tennessee, 1982;postgraduate, National Kaz, Pietrasanta, Italy, 1992.


Sculptor replicator American Museum Natural History, New York City, 1976-1977. Adjunct professor sculpture Florida Keys Community College, Key West, 1983—2005. Retired, 2005

Professor television art history Florida Keys Community College, since 1989.

Host moderator Channel 5 television, Florida Keys, since 1982. Presenter Humanities Studies and Art History Channel 19 television, since 1995, television Journal Channel 16, since 1997.


  • Avocation: naturalist. F C.


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  • Other Work

    • Sculptor (portrait) Jimmy Carter, Carter Memorial Library., 1976, Tennessee Williams, Tennessee Williams Fine Arts Center, 1982, United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, 1978-1979, (series) Florida Panther and Audubon Wall Relief, 1985, (bust) AIDS Memorial, 1990. One woman shows include Bank Street College, 1979, Hollywood Museum of Art, 1985, Islander Gallery, 1983, Martello Museum, 1984, Greenpeace, 1987, FKCC Gallery, 2003.

      Exhibited in group shows at Montoya, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1989, New York City Board of Education Tour of Schools, 1979, Earthworks East, New York, 1987, Man and Science, 1978, Cuban Club, Key West, Florida, 1991, Leda Bruce Gallery, Big Pine, 1992, Kaz, Pietrasanta, Italy, 1992, Florida Keys Community College Gallery, 1993, Tennessee Williams Fine Arts Center, Key West, 1993, International Woman's Show, Florida Keys, 1994, Joy Gallery, 1994, 95, 96, Baron Gallery, Girls of Mauritania to United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, 1996. Designer Windows at Greenpeace Building, Key West, 1985-1988, Pieta at St. Paul's Key West, 1997, Ceramic bird murals, FKCC, 1997. Curator Women's Art, Key West, 1999, murals, Tennessee Williams Fine Arts Center, 1999, relief nudes Fine Arts Building, 1999, St. Francis sculpture and seated figures Garden Club, 2001, FKCC Gallery, 2003.

      Retrospective: Gallery Florida Keys, 2003, Arts of Key West Lazy Lane Gallery, 2004, Butterfly Gardens, 2006.


Member National Sculpture Society of New York City, International Sculpture Center, Art Students League of New York City (life), Art and History Society.


  • Other Interests



Married Arthur Shaw, July 13, 1954 (deceased August 1985). Children: Deirdra Elizabeth, Stewart N.

Charles Bert Haley

Theodosia Doris (Shimer) Haley

Arthur Shaw

Deirdra Elizabeth Shaw

Stewart N. Shaw