SHELLEY GILCHRIST - visual artist
Shelley Gilchrist is a Chicago area artist who creates abstract wall paintings and sculptures and exhibits her work nationally. In 2009 she founded FUSEDChicago, a professional group for Midwest artists who use encaustic. She was 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 was a Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome.
At the 2014 Rockford Midwestern Biennial she received a First Place Award (William Lieberman, juror).


71st Annual Salon Show,
Second Place Award (Renee and Sam Denmark Memorial Award)
South Shore Arts, Munster, IN
September 14 - October 26

38th Annual Art Competition & Exhibition
Beverly Arts Center of Chicago
November 7 - January 4
Reception November 7, 6-8PM

Left, myCloud 1 (installation detail)
Paper and encaustic; inspired by residency at Ragdale Foundation.
Front view