Cameron Shaw received her B.A. in Art History from Yale University (cum laude with distinction in the major) and has over thirteen years of professional experience in the contemporary visual arts. As a writer, her articles, interviews, and essays have appeared in publications including The New York Times, Art in America, and BOMB Magazine, and books on Chris Ofili, Nick Cave, Marcel Dzama, Tameka Norris, and other artists. Shaw was research manager at David Zwirner Gallery, New York. She was awarded a Creative Capital/Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for Short-Form Writing in 2009 and selected as a Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Writing Fellow in 2015. Recognized for thought leadership in New Orleans, she has lectured and moderated panels on a range of topics including translating theory to practice, rethinking organizational sustainability, creative publishing strategies, and institutional/community relationship building. She was chosen for the NAMAC National Leadership Institute in 2013 and the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators in 2016.