SHELLEY GILCHRIST - visual artist
Shelley Gilchrist creates abstract wall paintings and sculptures, working in the Chicago area and showing her art locally and nationally. In 2009 she founded FUSEDChicago, a professional group for Midwest artists who use encaustic. She was selected as a Portfolio Artist in the 2012 Encaustic Works Biennial printed exhibition, juried by Joanne Mattera. She is a member of Chicago Sculpture International and 3-D 12 Sculptors. In 2014 she will be a Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome.

SPRING EXHIBITS:

17th International Open
Woman Made Gallery
Chicago, March 7 - April 17

2014 Rockford Midwestern Biennial
Rockford Art Museum
May 17 - September 28
Reception May 16, 5-7:30PM

Left, myCloud (installation detail)
Paper and encaustic; inspired by residency at Ragdale Foundation.
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