Resume

Education

2020     Master of Fine Arts, University of Arkansas School of Art, Fayetteville, AR

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

2021     Interform Emerge 3 Design Cohort, Interform, Springdale, AR

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

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

Professional Experience

2021     Fabrication and Robotics Coordinator, Fayetteville Public Library Innovation Lab, Fayetteville, AR

2020-2021   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

Construction Methods 1

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

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

Solo Exhibitions

2021     Somewhere Between Chaos and Serenity, Mount Sequoyah Creative Spaces NWA, Fayetteville, AR

2020     Gut Feeling, University of Arkansas Sculpture Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

      Escape, The Apollo on Emma, Springdale, AR

2019     Shelby Fleming Solo Exhibition, Arsagas at the Depot, Fayetteville, AR

 

Select Group and Juried Exhibitions

2021     Our Art, Our Region, Our Time, Walton Arts Center, Joy Pratt Markham Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

     Impressions From the Mountain, Mount Sequoyah Creative Spaces NWA, Fayetteville, AR

     Art is Back, The Artist Collective Gallery, Rogers, AR

     YES. And…., Interfrom Assembly, Springdale, AR

2020     A Sculptural Exhibition, The In Art Gallery, Online Exhibition

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

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

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

     Intersections: Art and Power, University of Arkansas Sculpture Gallery, Fayetteville, 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

     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

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

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

2017     Digital Disconnect, Apothecary Gallery, Chattanooga TN

     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

 

Awards, Honors, and Grants

2021     Bridge Fund Grant, CACHE Studio, Bentonville, AR

Create a plaster demo video that can be accessed through Creative Spaces NWA website.

Create an interview with local artist Acadia Kandora live with post productive video with images.

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

Traveling Artist Residency to collect images in isolated locations and convert images into reference booklets.

2019     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

     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

                      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     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

 

Artist Lectures and Panels

2021     June Slaburday Visiting Artist, Rackensack Kilns and Sawmill, Garfield, AR

​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

Publications

2021     Interview With Artist Shelby Fleming, The Arkansas Art Scene Blog, 27 September 2021.

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     Green Box Collection Volume 1: Quarantine Edition, 131 Inclusion Gallery, 1 June 2021.

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     Land and Body Revisited with Shelby Fleming and Acadia Kandora, Instagram Live Creative Spaces

NWA, 20 March 2021.                  Click Here For Full Interview

2020     Saturday Studio With Shelby Fleming and Ziba Rajabi, Instagram Live Creative Spaces NWA,

  19 December 2020.                   Click Here For Full Interview

     Fleming, S. (2020). Gut Feeling. Theses and Dissertations From the University of Arkansas. July 2020.

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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. 23 May 2020.

     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.

     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 February 2018.

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