Shane Rocheleau was born in Falmouth, Massachusetts in 1977.  He received a BA (1999) in Psychology and English from St. Michael’s College in Vermont, a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (2005) in Fine Art from Maryland Institute College of Art, and an MFA (2007) in Photography and Film from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).  He has taught photography as an Assistant Professor of Art at St. Norbert College in Wisconsin, as an Adjunct at numerous institutions, and presently serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at VCU.  

Rocheleau has exhibited in the United States, Spain, Russia, Brazil, Australia, Ukraine, The United Kingdom, India, and Germany.  He has been featured in several online and print publications, including Aperture’s The Photobook Review, Dear Dave Magazine, Paper Journal, C-41 Magazine, The Reservoir Quarterly, Aint Bad Magazine, Fisheye Magazine, Lensculture, Lenscratch, Phroom, and Humble Arts Foundation.

His first monograph, You Are Masters Of The Fish And Birds And All The Animals (YAMOTFABAATA), was published in April, 2018, by Gnomic Book.  His second, The Reflection In The Pool, will be published by Gnomic Book in 2019.

He currently lives and works in Richmond, Virginia.