Shelley Dell, painter

I make images with watercolors and colored pencils on paper. Catching moments of beauty, observing sunlight as it changes and passes through and around objects is a fascinating thing to observe and try to catch on paper. I graduated from NYU with a degree in studio art. Studies include classes at The Art Students League, and The School of Visual Arts. My current projects integrate classic painting and drawing techniques with the digital world.

My work is in private collections in America, Canada and the United Kingdom. Galleries where I have exhibited include 55 Mercer Gallery and 80 Washington Square East Gallery in NYC; I have been selected to exhibit work in juried shows in the NY/NJ/CT area. Editorial illustrations have been featured in Forbes, Newsweek, and advertisements both regional and national. Currently I am working on private commissions for portraits and personal images including home portraits. Sharing a second of magic in quotidian subjects is what my best paintings attempt to share.

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