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Curriculum Vitae

Amy Shelton

2017, Bachelors of Fine Arts, Design and Media Art Photography

Solo Exhibitions
2015 Work Studies, Jack Arends Hall, DeKalb, IL

2016 Punk Space, Private Gallery, DeKalb, IL

2017 Clothing Line of Contraceptives, Private Gallery, DeKalb, IL
2017 Pride and Protest, DeKalb Area Women's Center, DeKalb, IL

Group Exhibitions

2014  Art Education Showcase, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

2015  Harrihouse Art Show, Harrison House, DeKalb, IL
2016  Size and Scale, Jack Arends Hall, DeKalb, IL
          Featured Invitational, The House Café, DeKalb, IL
          Arising Diversity, Gallery 215, DeKalb, IL

           Conversations: A Photographic Collaboration, Gallery 214, DeKalb, IL
2017  Context and Inspiration for the Creative Process, Founders Memorial Library, DeKalb, IL

           President’s Exhibition, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
          Coffee Cart Nouveau Exhibition, Gallery 215, DeKalb, IL
2018 Punk Space/Cyanotype Contraceptives at The Milfcrate Aurora, IL 
2020 Neighborly Duty, Purple Window Gallery, Chicago, IL 
2022 Orientation, Purple Window Gallery, Chicago, IL 
         Fondage, Purple Window Gallery, Chicago, IL
2023 Another PoP UP, Studio 301, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL
         Members Show, Lubeznick Center for the Arts,  Michigan City, IN
         Picasso: Fifty Years Later, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL 

2024 Queer Joy, Purple Window Gallery

NIU Centennial Scholarship

Zine Library, NIU Founders Memorial Library, DeKalb, IL

DeKalb Regional History Museum, DeKalb, IL
DeKalb Area Women's Center Permeant Collection, DeKalb, IL 
Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s archives at Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY


Forbes Travel Guide, America's 10 Best Hot Dogs

Northern Star, August 2015 Back to School Issue
Daily Chronicle, July 2017 Photos on Display at DAWC
NON Magazine- 'a non-binary community platform'- Plymouth College of Art, United Kingdom
Issue I, M.A.A.B.P Zine, February 2021

Related Experience
2018-2019 Documentation Photographer Rubberneck Gallery, Chicago, IL 
2016-2017 Art Assistant for Luis Sahagun Sculpture Artist Chicago, IL
Aug 2017 – Sep 2017 Photo-Retouching, Photo-Editor, HireTrans Chicago, IL 

2015-2016 Life Drawing Model for NIU Studio Department
2015- 2019 Life Drawing Model for The Art Box, DeKalb, IL 
2010-present Freelance Photographer, Amy Shelton Photography
2020-present  Commercial Proof of Post Photographer Intersection 
2019-present Documentation Photographer: Cleaner Gallery, Purple Window Gallery, 

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