Choy, Lillian H., et al. Insatiable Desires. USC Fisher Museum of Art, March 2 - April 16, 2005

de Alcuaz, Marie. Contemporary Southern California Art. Taipei: Museum of Fine Arts, 1987

Betsch, Dr. William. American Art Today: The Portrait. Miami: The Art Museum at Florida, May 8 - June 3 1987

Edwards, Jim. About Face. Corpus Christi: The Art Museum of South Texas, 1984

Edwards, Jim. Some Members of My Family: The Work of Sylvia Shap. Los Angeles: Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, May 31 - July 10, 1988

Off the Street. Los Angeles: Cultural Affairs Department, 1985

Tuchman, Maurice. L. A. 8: Painting and Sculpture 76. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1976

Landry, Martha. Southwest ’96, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico


Ahlander, Leslie J. (May 1987). Portrait Exhibition Puts FIU's Best Face Forward, The Miami News

Caulfield, Deborah (July 20, 1981). County Art Exhibits Demonstration Sparks a New Dispute - Over Masks, Los Angeles Times

Clothier, Peter (January, 1986). Sylvia Shap at Simard / Halm, Art in America Magazine

Clothier, Peter (May, 1979). Looking At Others, Artweek

Firlotte, Gregory (January, 1987). The Image Makers, Designers West

Fuller, Bonnie and Laura Maslon (November 1986). You Oughta Be in Portraits, Los Angeles Magazine

Kennedy, Margaret (September, 1999). Hold That Pose, House Beautiful

Kogan, Victoria (November 17, 1979). How We Really Look, Artweek

Kohen, Helen L. (May, 1987). FIU Exhibition Comes Face to Face with the Portrait, The Miami Herald

Krotz, Joanna L. (June 1990). New Traditions, How to Commission a Family Portrait, Money Magazine

Leopold, Michael. (June, 1978). Curator of Contemporary Art Presents ’Surprise’ Exhibit, Society West Magazine

Marmer, Nancy (Summer 1976). 1976: The Dark Underside, Artforum

McDevitt, Lorelei Heller (February, 1982). Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Designers West

Muchnic, Suzanne (May 22, 1978). Many Called, Few Chosen for Barnsdall, Los Angeles Times

Muchnic, Suzanne (November 12, 1981). Mini-Portraits at USC Art Gallery, Los Angeles Times

Muchnic, Suzanne (December, 1981). Recap of Art Events, Los Angeles Times

Muchnic, Suzanne (October 5, 1986). An Identity Issue in Women's Images, Los Angeles Times

Muchnic, Suzanne (August 21, 1994). The Lost Art of Portraits, Los Angeles Times / Sunday Calendar

Price, Susan (September 1989). Pamper Me, I'm Worth It!, Los Angeles Magazine

Wilson, William (1997). ’Images’ Focuses on the Artist as Subject, Los Angeles Times

Wilson, William (1979). The Portrait: New Life for an Old Form, Los Angeles Times

Vogl, Angeline (September 1989). Sylvia Shap, Southern California Home & Garden Magazine

Wyre, Bingo (November, 1992). Frame and Glory, Town and Country Magazine

Yellin, Adele (November, 1992). Maskerade, L.A. Style Magazine

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2008-2009 Who's Who of American Women

2005-2006 Who's Who in American Art

2002-2006 Who's Who in the World

1993 Masquerade, San Francisco, California

1992-1991 Pasatiempo, Santa Fe, New Mexico Art Magazine

1989 The New Art Examiner

1989 California Artists Calendar, published by California International Arts Foundation, Los Angeles

1988 California Art Review (Second Edition), published by American References, Chicago


Joan Quinn Profiles, Featured artist, Cable Network, 1994

Patricia Shields on Art, Featured artist, Cable Network, 1992

Sylvia Shap, Portrait of the Artist in Her Own Words, Blair Bess, 1992

Sylvia Shap, Portrait of the Artist, Henry Stone, 1992

News Focus, Sylvia Shap, American Broadcasting Company, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1984

Time Zero, Promotional Film by Polaroid Land Corporation, 1980

Twentieth Century Art with Molly Barnes, Guest appearance, Cable Network, 1989

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