SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018       
University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME

2017       
Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA                                                               
A Curious Nature: Paintings by Shelley Reed

2016       
Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY                                                                
Shelley Reed: Up Close

2015    
Beard and Weil Galleries, Wheaton College, Norton, MA                                   
Tiger in the Living Room: Work by Shelley Reed    
National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY                                            
In Dubious Battle: Paintings by Shelley Reed

2014   
Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC                                                
Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed

2013    
Danese/Corey, New York, NY                                                   
Shelley ReedIn Dubious Battle

2010   
Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY                                                            
Something is amiss amidst all this beauty and delight

2009   
Clark Gallery,  Lincoln,  MA                                                                         
Paintings: Shelley Reed


2007   
Gibsone Jessop Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY                                                                
Caught in a Net

2005   
Museum of Fine Arts Boston,  Boston, MA
Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA

1993   
Gallery NAGA, Boston,  MA

1992   
Zoe Gallery, Boston,  MA

1991   
Bannister Gallery Rhode Island College, Providence,  RI

1990   
Bess Cutler Gallery, New York, NY

1989   
Zoe Gallery, Boston,  MA
Chapel Gallery, Newton,  MA
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017  
Danese/Corey, New York, NY
Ref*er*enced

2016
Mills Gallery, Boston, MA                                                                 
Fertile Solitude
Danese/Corey, New York, NY
Drawing Conclusions: Works on Paper
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL                                                         
Van Dyck, Rembrandt, and the Portrait Print

2013  
New Art Center, Newton, MA                                                                         
Pedigree
Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA                                                      
Still Life Lives

2012   
Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA                                                         
Captured: Specimens in Contemporary Art

2011   
Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI                                                         
Animal Instinct: Allegory, Allusion, and Anthropomorphism
Root Division, San Francisco, CA                                                                  
A Live Animal
Montserrat College of Art Gallery, Beverly, MA                                           
A Debt to Pleasure
Jane Deering Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA                                                   
Achromatic Variations

2010   
Danese Gallery, New York, NY                                                                        
Other as Animal
J. Johnson Gallery, Jackson, FL                                                              
Black and White
Beth Urdang Gallery, Boston, MA                                                            
Black & White 1918-2010

2008   
Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY                                                              
I wonder if you know what it means
Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA                                                                        
Free Reign

2007   
Jane Deering Gallery, Montecito, CA                                                        
Other Visions + Strategies
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA                              
Approaches to Narrative
Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY                                                                 
Ferragosto

2006   
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA                           
Going Ape: Confronting Animals in Contemporary Art
Loyolla University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL                                         
Ars Botanica
Jane Deering Gallery, Gloucester, MA                                                         
Summer Frieze
Trustman Gallery, Boston, MA                                                                  
Artist’s Resource Trust Grant Winners

2005   
Ogilvie/Pertl Gallery, Chicago, IL
Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA                                             
New Faces, New Visions

1998   
Starr Gallery, Newton, MA

1994   
Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA                                                    
New England, New Talent

1993   
Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
Drawing Center, New York, NY                                                                           
1992   
Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA                                                        
Boston Master Drawings
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA                             
Post-Modern Baroque: Contemporary Painting and Photography
Miller/Block Fine Art, Boston, MA                                                             
Gifts of Compassion

1991   
Zoe Gallery, Boston, MA
Bess Cutler Gallery, New York, NY

1990
Harrison Gallery, Boca Raton, FL                                                               
Flowers
Bess Cutler Gallery, New York, NY                                                                  
Critical Revisions
Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton,  MA                                                    
Boston 1990: the Sixth Triennial
Chapel Gallery, Newton,  MA
The Arno Maris Gallery, Westfield College, Westfield,  MA                        
Fears and Scruples

1989   
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham,  MA
Scollay Square Gallery, Boston,  MA
Zoe Gallery, Boston,  MA

1988   
Stamford Art Association, Stamford,  CT
University of Massachusetts Medical Center Gallery, Amherst, MA         
Future Earth
Helio Galleries, New York, NY
Viridian Gallery, New York, NY

1987   
Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

1986   
Riverside Studios, London, England
Chelsea Manor Street Gallery, London, England

1983   
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Boston, MA                                         
Painters’ Progress
 
AWARDS

2015   Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant Recipient
           Berkshire Taconic Artists' Resource Trust Grant
2013    SMFA Traveling Fellowship
2012    Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship Finalist
2006    Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant Recipient
2005    Maud Morgan Award Boston Museum of Fine Arts
            Berkshire Taconic Artists’ Resource Trust Grant
1985    The Winsor and Newton Young Painter Award London England
1983    Boit Competition School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston MA

PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Museum of Fine Arts Boston,  MA
National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY
Hallmark Collection, Kansas City,  MO
Fidelity Investment Corporation, Boston,  MA
Wellington Management Company, Boston,  MA
Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham,  MA
The DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln,  MA
Bank of Boston, Boston,  MA
Rose Art Museum Brandeis University, Waltham,  MA
 
 SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

American Artist: Workshop, Austin R. Williams, Dynamic Theft: Borrowing from Paintings of the Past, 2012
100 Boston Painters, Chawky Frenn, Schiffer Publishing, 2012
Boston Globe, Cate McQuaid, Present, Evoking the Past, March 23, 2011
Harper’s Magazine, image on page 25, November 2010
Arbus, Wesley Grissom, Back to Black, September/October 2010
Empty, Austalian Art Magazine, Issue 19, 2010
Wild Apples, In Praise of Animals, Issue 5, Spring/Summer 2010
New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, MA 2008
New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, MA 2006
Tab, Ed Symkus, Paint it Black (and White), December 1, 2005
Boston Globe, Cate McQuaid, Painter Forsakes Color to Contrast Beauty, Emotion, November 30, 2005
Boston Globe, Catherine Foster, Painter takes Morgan Prize, November 16, 2005
Boston Globe, Cate McQuaid, Double Vision, August 12, 2005
Art New England, Shirley Jacks, Women Whose Loves Span the Century,
August/September 1998
New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, MA, 1996
Art in America, Miles Unger, New England: New Talent, August/September 1994
Boston Phoenix, Cate McQuaid, Shows and Tell, June 3, 1994
Worcester Phoenix, Leon Nigrosh, Come Out, Come Out, April 22, 1994
New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, MA, 1993
Boston Globe, Nancy Stapen, Nature’s Role in a Man-Made World; Women in Black, White and Gray, May 20, 1993
Lincoln Journal, Marty Carlock, DeCordova Hosts Baroque and Nudes, May 7, 1992
Boston Globe, Nancy Stapen, New Artists Go for Baroque, April 30, 1992
Boston Herald, Joanne Silver, Artists Find Positive Outlet, April 24, 1992
Boston Globe, Nancy Stapen, Art that Lays Bare the Pain of Loss, April 10, 1992
Art New England, Miles Unger, Boston 1990: The Sixth Triennial, February, 1991
The Wayland-Weston Town Crier, Marty Carlock, Exhibit Features Lush Black Oils, January 19, 1989
Boston Globe, Christine Temin, Reed and Gibson Paint the Familiar, Darkly, January 19, 1989
Boston Herald, Joanne Silver, Artists Develop Old Forms into New and Vibrant Pieces, January 13, 1989
Boston Herald, Joanne Silver, Reed Takes New Look at Old Art, November 17, 1989

EDUCATION
 
1984   
School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Diploma,  Boston, MA

1980   
Brandeis University, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology,  cum laude,
Waltham,  MA