Shelley Gilchrist

How Jugglers Study Gravity on view at the Freeport Art Museum (details here)

Spring/Summer Shows:

12th Annual Bridgeport Art Competition
Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago
May 17 - July 5, 2024

Freeport Art Museum 20th Regional Juried Show
Freeport, IL
Honorable Mention Award
May 11 - July 20, 2024

ALMA Annual Spring Exhibition
ALMA Art and Interiors, Chicago
April 12 - September 1, 2024

Shouts and Whispers
Two-person exhibition with Sharon Swidler
Prairie State College, Chicago Heights
Spring 2025

My work is featured:
• Encaustic Art in the Twenty-First Century (E. Ashley Rooney, ed.), available here
Studio Visit Magazine often includes my work; the latest, volumes 53/54, are juried by Francine Weiss.

"Shelley Gilchrist . . . defies the boundaries of the rectangle and square, as her shaped grounds and surface design convey rhythms, organic patterns, land formation, and water motion."
--Kim Bernard, Encaustic Art in the Twenty-First Century