Resume

Education

2020     Masters of Fine Art, University of Arkansas School of Art, Fayetteville, AR

2019     Artist in Residency, Chautauqua School of Visual Arts, Chautauqua NY

2018     Artist in Residency, Vermont Studio Art Center, Johnson, VT

2016     Bachelors of Fine Arts, Art History Minor, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

Professional Experience

2020     Exhibits Technician, Scott Family Amazeum, Bentonville, AR

2017-2020   Wood and Metal Shop Head Monitor, University of Arkansas School of Art, Fayetteville, AR

2020     Contracted Preparatory Assistant, The Momentary, Bentonville, AR

State of the Art 2

2018-2019   Contracted Preparatory Assistant, 21C Museum Hotels, Bentonville, AR

Labor and Material, The Future is Female, Refuge

2019     Instructor, University of Arkansas School of Art Sculpture Department, Fayetteville, AR

2017-2018   Teacher’s Assistant, University of Arkansas School of Art, Fayetteville, AR

Casting and Mold Making, Digital Fabrication, Image Making, Time and Motion, Form and Space, Creative thinking, Construction Methods 1

2016-2017   Studio Assistant to Artist Kelsie Ward and Caitlin K. McDonald, Edwardsville, IL

2014-2016   Saturday Art Studio K-12 Workshop Instructor, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

Group and Selected Exhibitions

2020    The Shape of Our World, Art Ventures: Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center, Fayetteville, AR

     Gut Feeling, University of Arkansas Sculpture Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

     Art Must Go On, Scattered Gallery Project, London, United Kingdom, Online Exhibition

     Queers Just Want to Have Fun, Queerly Collective, Online Exhibition

     Escape Solo Exhibition, The Apollo on Emma, Springdale, AR

2019    Form 2019, CICA Museum, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

     VACI Student and Emerging Artist, Power-Kellogg Art Center, Chautauqua, NY

     Green: Year Two, Company Club, Bentonville, AR

     Inter-Connected, Walker Stone House, Fayetteville, AR

     Shelby Fleming Solo Exhibition, Arsagas at the Depot, Fayetteville, AR

                      Connect 4, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

2018     Decadent Chemistry: Heroines and Abstracts, Stage Eighteen, Fayetteville, AR

     Regular Style, University of Montana Juried Exhibition, Online

     Little Sculpture Show, 28th International Sculpture Conference, Philadelphia PA

                      5x5, Arts Center of the Ozarks, Springdale, AR

                      Permanent Flux and Everyday Fragility, Saint Louis Artist Guild, Saint Louis, MO

                      My Saint Louis Art 33July Production, Old Orchard Gallery, Saint Louis, MO

                      Maker Fashion, Scott Family Amazeum, Bentonville, AR

                      Object Petit Trois, Emma Ave. Block Party: Arts Center of the Ozarks, Springdale, AR

                      The Scout Guide Exhibition, University of Arkansas Sculpture Building, Fayetteville, AR

                      Raw, University of Arkansas Sculpture Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

2017     Digital Disconnect, Apothecary Gallery, Chattanooga TN

                      12 Inches and Under, Lalaland Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

                      Varsity Art XX, Art Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO

                      Shrode Fine Art and Craft Competition, Cedarhurst Center For the Arts, Mount Vernon, IL

                      Constructed Visions II: National Juried Exhibition, The Saint Louis Artists’ Guild, Saint Louis, MO

2016     Manifestations, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Art and Design Gallery, Edwardsville, IL

                      16th Annual Sculpture on Campus Competition (Juror: Afraz Amighi), Southern Illinois University

                      Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

                      64 Arts National Juried Exhibition, Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL

                      Serendipity, Art Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO

                      Annual Juried Exhibition, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Art and Design Gallery,

                      Edwardsville, IL

2015     Access-Able: Do Touch the Art, Living Arts Studio, Maplewood, MO

                      15th Annual Sculpture on Campus Competition (Juror: Patrick Dougherty), Southern Illinois

                      University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

                      Annual Juried Exhibition, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Art and Design Gallery,

                      Edwardsville, IL

2014     BRAs on Broadway, Jocoby Arts Center, Alton, IL

                      14th Annual Sculpture on Campus Competition (Juror: Amy Hauft), Southern Illinois University

                      Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

                      Annual Juried Exhibition, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Art and Design Gallery,

                      Edwardsville, IL

Artist Lectures and Panels

​2019     ARTSlam Presenter, 29th International Sculpture Conference: The Multifaceted Maker, Portland, OR

     Visiting Artist Lecture, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

     Juror: Intimate Objects, Kansas City Art Institute BFA Sculpture Exhibition at the University of

Arkansas Sculpture Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

2018     ARTSlam Session, 28th International Sculpture Conference: Defining Moments in the Face of Change,

                      Philadelphia, PA

                      Visiting Artist Demonstration, Crystal Bridges Museum of Contemporary Art, Bentonville, AR

2017     Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

                      ARTSlam Session, 27th International Sculpture Conference: Intersections + Identities, Kansas City

Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

2014     “The Two Selves” Panel Discussion, Illinois Art Education Association Northern Conference, Lisle, IL

Awards and Honors

2020    Summer Travel and Research Grant, University of Arkansas School of Art, Fayetteville, AR

     Travel and funding to collect research data at multiple isolated locations.

2019    Black Apple Award Nominee, Idle Class Magazine, Theatre Squared, Fayetteville, AR

     MFA Travel Grant, University of Arkansas Graduate School, Fayetteville, AR

     Present research at the International Sculpture Conference in Portland, OR

     Scholarship, Chautauqua School of Preforming and Visual Arts, Chautauqua, NY

     Summer Research Grant, University of Arkansas Graduate School and International Education,

Fayetteville, AR

     MFA Project Grant, University of Arkansas School of Art, Fayetteville, AR

Funding for independent research and to Co-Curate the exhibition “Green Year Two,” at Company Club in Bentonville. Allowed a platform for 12 University of Arkansas students to display their artwork.

2018     Graduate Student Travel Grant, University of Arkansas Graduate School, Fayetteville, AR

Present research at the International Sculpture Conference in Philadelphia, PA

     MFA Project Grant, University of Arkansas School of Art, Fayetteville, AR

Curate an exchange show between the Kansas City Art Institute and the University of Arkansas. Present a lecture and do studio visits with KCAI Sculpture Students.

                      Merit based Artist’s Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

                      Summer Travel Scholarship, University of Arkansas School of Art, Fayetteville, AR

Funding to attend Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

                      Summer Graduate Assistantship, University of Arkansas School of Art, Fayetteville, AR

                      Winning Commission for the Razorback Union Artwork Contest, University of Arkansas Union,

                      Fayetteville, AR

2017     Graduate Student Travel Grant, University of Arkansas Graduate School, Fayetteville, AR

Curate show “Digital Disconnect,” and present research at the university of Tennessee, Knoxville.

                      University of Arkansas Graduate Fellowship, University of Arkansas School of Art, Fayetteville, AR

                      First Place, Constructed Visions II: National Juried Exhibition, The Saint Louis Artists’ Guild,

                      Saint Louis, MO

2016     Magna Cum Laude, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

                      Nathan Miller Award, Sculpture on Campus, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,

Edwardsville, IL

                      Chris Galusha Award, Annual Juried Exhibition, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,

 Edwardsville. IL

2015     Provost Scholarship Redeemer, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

                      Third Place, Sculpture on Campus, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

                      Sculpture at Wagner Award, Annual Juried Exhibition, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,

Edwardsville, IL

Publications

2020    Fleming, S. (2020). Gut Feeling. Theses and Dissertations Retrieved from

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     Art Saint Louis “Varisty Art” Artist Q&A Series Two, Roxanne Phillips, Art Saint Louis Blog, 1 July 2020.

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     Shelby Fleming, artFIXYMX Radio, London, England

     Curious Realities, Milk Vol 3, The Nicollective, May 2020.

     Land and Body an Exploration into Process with Shelby Fleming and Acadia Kandora, 88.3FM KXUA

Radio Station, 28 January 2020.

2019     19.5% Woman in Power and Politics, Surprising Work, Impressive Curating in Little Berlin, Logan 

Cryer, ArtBlog, 25 September 2019.

     Form 2019: Exhibition Catalogue, CICA Museum, Gimpo, South Korea, September 20- October 6, 2019.

     SCUL Vol 1, University of Arkansas School of Art Sculpture, May 2019.

     InBloom, Milk Vol. 1, University of Arkansas School of Art Photographic Society, April 2019.

2018    Arkansas Union Installs Contest-Winning Artwork, Scott Flanagin, UARK Newwire, 10 April, 2018.

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2017     Meet the Artist: Shelby Lynne Fleming, Video Interview, Art Saint Louis, 16 Feburary 2018.

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                      Constructed Visions II- Selections and Awardees, St. Louis Artist’ Guild, STL Artist Guild,

                      20 January, 2017                          Click Here For Full Article

2016     SIUE Global Village Fall 2016 Episode 4, Balallish, SIUE Mass Communications. 7:06- 11:11 min.

                      15, September, 2016                    Click Here For Full Interview

                      64 Arts 2016 National Juried Exhibition, Buchanan Center for the Arts Center, Catalog.

     Serendipity, Art Saint Louis, 20 March 2016.

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     Edwardsville, Illinois: Plugged In: Human Circuit Board, Roadside America, 25 September, 2016 Web

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