An award-winning creative talent in marketing communications for over fifteen years, Shelly has received over 30 international, national and regional awards for her creative talent from advertising to painting.
For a number of years, Shelly has turned her focus to painting where she primarily paints figurative pieces on a large scale in various water, western and natural environments.
Shelly’s work has been showcased at SOHO, Big House Gallery, Teal Gallery, The Atlanta Athletic Club, Spruill Art Center, Lana Rose Gallery, Christos, and various exhibitions throughout Atlanta. In St Pete only a couple of months she is at The Suntan Gallery, Love Vintage Life and ArtPoole Gallery.
“If a painting doesn’t make you smile, you’re looking at the wrong one.”
Shelly was an Adjunct Professor at The Creative Circus in Atlanta and The Maryland Institute of Art. Presently Shelly has relocated to St. Petersburg with her Scotty and rescue Golden Retriever.
Shelly studied Studio Art workshops at Rhode Island School of Design and Spruill Art Center. Shelly is a graduate of New York University-College of Business & Public Administration.