U P C O M I N G
2019 Shelby Alexander : Afterthought, Solo Exhibition, Tube Factory Artspace, Guichelaar Gallery / Indianapolis, IN / Nov. 1-30
P A S T E X H I B I T I O N S
2019 High Art Billboard Project / Indianapolis, IN / Sep. 3, 2018 - Sep. 1, 2019
A reproduction of the mixed-media piece, "Millimeters (experiencing tiny things)," was printed on vinyl to fit a 14' x 48' billboard, and was placed on various billboards throughout the city on a rotating basis from September 2018 through August of 2019.
2019 Clotheshorse, Indianapolis Art Center / Indianapolis, IN / June 21 - Aug. 7
2019 The Button Show, Gallery 924 / Indianapolis, IN / June 7 - July 19
2019 Bigger Picture Show, Circle City Industrial Complex / Indianapolis, IN / April 12, 2019
“The Bigger Picture Show showcases the city’s best designers, with a one-of-a-kind evening featuring a binge-worthy gallery of 90+ re-imagined movie posters.” Find out more about the show here.
2019 Pushing Paper, Indianapolis Art Center / Indianapolis, IN / Jan. 31 - April 10, 2019
2018 TINY VII, Gallery 924 / Indianapolis, IN / Dec. 7, 2018 - Jan. 4, 2019
2018 Young Collectors Show II, Gallery 924 / Indianapolis, IN / May 31-July 20
2018 Environmental Justice in Indiana, Sierra Club Hoosier Chapter / Indianapolis, IN / May 11-June 29
2018 Hoosier Women in Art: Stories, Garfield Park Arts Center / Indianapolis, IN / May 4-26
2018 Stutz Artists Association Silver Anniversary Open House, Stutz Car Factory Building / Indianapolis, IN / April 26-28
2018 The Bigger Picture Show in Partnership with Indy Film Fest, Circle City Industrial Complex / Indianapolis, IN / April 13
2018 Saks Fifth Avenue / Indianapolis, IN / April 3-23
2018 Sugar Space Post-It Show, Tube Factory Art Space / Indianapolis, IN / Feb. 9
2018 The Nude: Brutal Beauty, Lexington Art League / Lexington, KY / Jan. 26 – Mar. 11
2017 Drawing Resurfaced II: National Contemporary Drawing Exhibition, Fountain Gallery, Purdue University / Lafayette, IN / Nov. 14 – Dec. 15
2017 TINY VI: Celebrating the Year of Vonnegut, Gallery 924 / Indianapolis, IN / Dec. 1 – Jan. 5, 2018
2017 SAA Art at Raymond James, Raymond James, Inc. / Indianapolis, IN / Dec. 11 – April, 2018
2017 Stutz Starry Night: Artists Holiday Open House, Stutz Business & Art Center / Indianapolis, IN / Dec. 1
2017 Art in City Hall: Textiles – The Use of Yarn, Thread, Fabric and Paper to Tell a Story, Fishers City Hall / Fishers, IN / Nov. 13 – Jan. 5, 2018
2017 The Englewood Project: Love Letter to the World, (cross-stitch participant) / iMOCA / Indianapolis, IN / Dec. 2017
2017 119th Annual Exhibition, Richmond Art Museum / Richmond, IN / Nov. 9 – Jan. 13, 2018
2017 All Our Best, Nickel Plate Arts / Noblesville, IN / Nov. 3 – Nov. 18
2017 Whitewater Valley Art Exhibit, Tom Thomas Gallery / Richmond, IN / Oct. 20 – Dec. 8
2017 Real People, The Old Courthouse Arts Center / Woodstock, IL / Aug. 3 – Sept. 24
2017 Michigan Fine Arts Competition Exhibit, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center / Birmingham, MI / June 23 – Aug. 25
2016 Weave Wars, Indianapolis Art Center / Indianapolis, IN / Sept 23 - Nov 19
2014 College Residency Exhibition, South Bend Museum of Art / South Bend, IN / Feb 22 - May 11
2014 B.A. Exhibition, Isis Gallery, University of Notre Dame / Notre Dame, IN / March 28 - May 19
E D U C A T I O N
2014 University of Notre Dame / Notre Dame, IN
B.A. Studio Art & Design, Concentration in Painting
2012 Pratt Institute, School of Design, Visiting Student: Fashion Design Intensive Program / New York, NY
2011 Columbia University, School of the Arts, Visiting Student: 35mm Film Photography; Jackson Pollock and the New York School / New York, NY
R E S I D E N C I E S & O T H E R E D U C A T I O N
2017 Stutz Artist Association, Emerging Artist Residency Program / Indianapolis, IN / Oct. 2017 – Aug. 2018
2017 Dare to Design, LLC, Interior Design Intern / Indianapolis, IN / Dec 2016 - April 2017
2013 South Bend Museum of Art, Studio College Residency Program / South Bend, IN
2013 Mattress Factory Museum of Contemporary Art, Exhibition Intern, Chiharu Shiota installation / Pittsburgh, PA
2009 Pittsburgh Glass Center, Glass Blowing Summer Intensive Program / Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Museum of Art, Studio Seminars, Drawing; Painting / Pittsburgh, PA
S E L E C T B I B L I O G R A P H Y
2019 “Shelby Alexander : Afterthought,” Big Car. https://www.bigcar.org/event/shelby-alexander-afterthought/.
2018 “Shelby Alexander,” Pattern Magazine. Fall 2018 Issue: Art. pg. 18-19. https://www.patternindy.com/.
2018 “High Art Billboard Project Artists Revealed,” NUVO, print newspaper and digital.
2018 “Featured Artist: Shelby Alexander,” Indianapolis Review. Issue 4, Spring 2018.
2018 “The Stutz Open House Celebrates its Silver Anniversary,” NUVO, print newspaper and digital. Issue April 25-May 2, 2018.
2017 “A Short Interview with Shelby Alexander,” Indianapolis Review. Issue I, Summer 2017.
2017 “Artist Profile: Shelby Alexander,” The Stutz Artists Association. November 2017.
2017 “Michigan Fine Arts Competition,” Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, June 2017. https://bbartcenter.org/mfac/
2015 Jajko, Laura. “Shelby [Alexander] Wins Featured Artist Contest.” American Frame. March 2015.
2014 Greenhouse Ennui, 2013. Re:Visions. 12th Edition. Cover Artwork. http://english.nd.edu/assets/131063/re_visions_version14.pdf.
2014 La Nausee II, 2013; Marcel in the Trenches, 2014. Re:Visions. 12th Edition. p 57, 205.
2013 Zarathustra, 2012. Re:Visions. 11th Edition. Cover Artwork. http://english.nd.edu/assets/101399/revisions_2013compressesl.pdf.
2013 Reflection VI, 2012. The Juggler. Volume 78, Spring 2013. Cover Artwork.
2013 The Cave, 2012; Reflection V, 2012. The Juggler. Volume 78, Spring 2013. p 7, 13.
2012 Saudade IV, 2011; Untitled (35 mm Photograph), 2011. The Juggler. Volume 75, Winter 2012. Two Double-Page
Spreads. p 16-17, 26-27.
E M P L O Y M E N T & A C T I V I T I E S
2017 Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance / Graphic Designer / Indianapolis, IN / July 2017 – Present
2017 IFBI Hackathon / UX/UI Design Aid Floater / Indianapolis, IN / July 2017
2015 Indianapolis Museum of Art, Guest Services Associate (Dream Cars Exhibit) / Indianapolis, IN
2014 Visual Resources Center of Hesburgh Library, Digital Image Technician / Notre Dame, IN
2012 Columbia University, School of the Arts, Photography Darkroom Technician / New York, NY
2012 King’s College London Student’s Union, Art Society; Fashion Society, Member / London, UK
2011 American Institute of Graphic Arts, Member / 2011- Present
2011 University of Notre Dame Student Hall Council, Chair of Marketing & Design / Notre Dame, IN