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 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).
SPRING EXHIBITIONS: Roam
, solo show ARC Gallery
May 28 - June 21
Reception May 30, 6-9PM 2014 Rockford Midwestern Biennial
Rockford Art Museum
May 17 - September 28
Paper and encaustic; inspired by residency at Ragdale Foundation.More views