Patrick Shaw

Patrick Shaw joined the Openlands board in 2004. Pat is an architect as well as a member of the Arts Club of Chicago board and a governing member of the Art Institute of Chicago. He enjoys clearing and seeding land, gardening, and camping.


  • B.A. (Architecture), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Civic and non-profit affiliations

  • The Art Institute of Chicago, Governing Member (Committee on Architecture)
  • Economic Club of Chicago, Member
  • University Club of Chicago
  • The Arts Club of Chicago, Vice President, 1994 – Present
  • Modern Poetry Association/The Poetry Foundation, Trustee, 1980 – Present

Favorite activities and areas of expertise

  • Patrick is interested in conservation, woodworking and wood sculpture.