Bill Shumaker is a retired computer network manager and attorney; he has been refining and redefining his photographic vision for over 45 years.  Mostly self-taught, he has studied photography at the Maine College of Art and at Maine Media Workshops + College. Bill is a past president of the Portland Camera Club, one of the oldest camera clubs in the nation. He lives in Portland with his wife and two cats.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group Exhibitions:

16th Maine Photography Show, Boothbay Region Art Foundation, Boothbay ME, April 2021

Stories, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, April 2020

15th Maine Photography Show, Boothbay Region Art Foundation, Boothbay ME, April 2020

Portland 2020, Cove St. Arts, Portland ME, February 2020

19th Photo a Go-Go, Bakery Photographic Collective, Portland ME, December 2019

Portal, A Smith Gallery, Johnson City TX, September 2019

Light, Southeast Center for Photography, Greenville SC, April 2019

Everyday Maine (selected works), Univ. of New England Art Gallery, Portland ME, March 2019

18th Photo a Go-Go, Bakery Photographic Collective, Portland ME, December 2018

Bridges of Friendship, Archangel Committee for Greater Portland (ME),

       Yarmouth ME and Archangel R.F., November 2018

Everyday Maine (entire show), Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine, Augusta ME, September 2018

Black & White 2018, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury VT, July 2018

13th Maine Photography Show, Boothbay Region Art Foundation, Boothbay ME, April 2018

iPhoneography, Southeast Center for Photography, Greenville SC, March 2018

17th Photo a Go-Go, Bakery Photographic Collective, Portland ME, December 2017

10th Maine Photography Show, Boothbay Region Art Foundation, Boothbay ME, April 2015; 

         First Place, Visions of Maine category

9th Maine Photography Show, Boothbay Region Art Foundation, Boothbay ME, April 2014

 

Online Group Exhibitions:

Photo a Go-Go To Go, Bakery Photographic Collective, Portland ME, November 2020

Photomontage: Constructed RealityPhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury VT, November 2020

Dreamscapes and Visions, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury VT, June 2020

Yankee magazine, Sept/Oct. 2019 issue, online gallery accompanying article on Everyday Maine exhibit

Personal Narrative, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury VT, September 2019

38th Greater Lynn International Exhibition, Lynn MA, April 2015; GLPA Honor Award.

 

Influences and Inspirations:

Nick Bantock

Susan Ruddick Bloom

John Paul Caponigro

David Higgins

David Julian

Jane Long

Ann Mitchell

Peter Shellenberger

Melanie Willhide