Amy Shelton (They/Them) is a nonbinary photographer currently living and working in Chicago, IL. Shelton holds a Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art-Design & Media Arts from Northern Illinois University. Shelton produces work on a variety of subjects, including gender, sexuality, intimacy, and photographic history, with an emphasis on social issues/change.
Shelton has exhibited at Purple Window Gallery, Dekalb Area Women's Center, Gallery 215, and has been published in Forbes, M.A.A.B.P. Zine, Sixty Inches from Center, APOTH Creative, and Non-Magazine in the UK. Their current work explores the symbolism of resilience using foliage imagery in unexpected urban landscapes.
Amy often employs a documentary-style approach to tell stories about interpersonal connections and larger social issues. Shelton is a member of the Purple Window Gallery Co-Op, Unpacked Mobile Gallery and its online counterpart Dispatch Gallery, where they serve on the curatorial committee.