Shane Rocheleau was born in Falmouth, Massachussetts in 1977.  He received his BA (1999) in Psychology and English from St. Michael’s College in Vermont, a Post-Baccalaureate Cerificate (2005) in Fine Art from Maryland Institute College of Art, and his 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 The Aperture Photobook Review, The Reservoir Quarterly, Lensculture, Lenscratch, Aint-Bad MagazineHumble Arts Foundation, A New Nothing, Paripe Books, Der Grief, and the New South Journal of Art and Literature.

His first monograph, You Are Masters Of The Fish And Birds And All The Animals, was published in April, 2018, by Gnomic Book.

He currently lives and works in Richmond, Virginia.