Education

MAT 2017 - Lewis and Clark College

Masters of Arts in Teaching: Art Education 

MFA 2015– University of Nevada Las Vegas

Masters in Fine Arts: Studio Arts

BA 2012 – Humboldt State University

Major in Fine Arts: Emphasis Photography, Minor in Art History

 

Exhibitions (*Solo Exhibits)

2017

Las Vegas Fashion Council and Art Live Auction, Las Vegas, NV.

Swoon, Sin City Gallery, Las Vegas, NV*

2016

Reclaim, Grand Gallery City Hall Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV.*

Aesthetic Primary,Historic Fifth Street School Mayors Gallery, Las Vegas, NV.

The Auction, Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. 

12 inches of Sin, International Juried Show: Le Salon Des Refusés Du Péché, Sin City Gallery, Las Vegas, NV (Juried by Dr. Laura Henkel)

2015

Year of the Monkey, Historic Fifth Street School Mayors Gallery, Las Vegas, NV.

It happened Like This, Historic Fifth Street School Mayors Gallery, Las Vegas, NV.

Intimately Female, Sin City Gallery, Life is Beautiful Festival, Art Odyssey, Las Vegas, NV. 

GLAMFA - Greater Los Angeles Masters of Fine Arts Exhibition, California State University, Long Beach. (Juried by CSULB Faculty and Graduate Students) 

12 inches of Sin, International Juried Show: Le Salon Des Refusés Du Péché, Sin City Gallery, Las Vegas, NV (Juried by Dr. Laura Henkel)

Naked, Nave Gallery Annex, Somerville, MA. (Juried by Brett Henrikson)

ArtRageous Vegas, Tropicana Havana Room, Las Vegas, NV.  

Moments in Time, Spring Hill Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. (Juried by ThinkART)

Instax Body Project, Grant Hall Gallery, Las Vegas, NV.*

Way Out, Black Bird Studios, Las Vegas , NV. 

Innocence and Deviance, Donna Beam Fine Arts Gallery, Las Vegas, NV.*

Out of Vegas, CCA, San Francisco, CA. 

Creating in the Desert, Nevada Humanities Gallery, Las Vegas, NV.

The Auction, MCQ Fine Art Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada. 

UNLV MFA Group Show, Brett Wesley Gallery, Las Vegas, NV. 

2014

360 Art Space, City Hall, Las Vegas, NV. (Juried by Jeanne Voultura, City of Las Vegas Gallery Director)

Art Night: Lights, Shadows and Objects, Spring Hill Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. (Juried by ThinkART)

GLAMFA - Greater Los Angeles Masters of Fine Arts Exhibition, California State University, Long Beach. (Juried by CSULB Faculty and Graduate Students) 

Self Evaluation, Judith Nidetch Women’s Center, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, *

Points of View, Spring Hill Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV.

London Biennale Pollination in Las Vegas- Maps, Mysteries, and Mazes, Pop Up, Las Vegas NV. 

The Vagina Monologues-UNLV, Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall, Las Vegas, NV. 

Indefinite Obsession, Grant Hall Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV. *

2013

Art Odysseys, Life is Beautiful Festival, Las Vegas, NV. 

2012

Visual Reverb, Ham Fine Arts Building, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV. 

Breaking Boundaries IV, International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China.

HSU Senior Graduate Show, Karshner Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

Teapot Show, SBS Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA.

Honor’s Student Show, Foyer Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA.

Coincidental Cohesion, Umpqua Upstairs Gallery, Arcata, CA. 

Chaotic Order, Mosgo’s, Arcata, CA. *

2011

Microscopic View, Eco Threadz, McKinleyville, CA. *

Lost Connections, Foyer Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA*            

Annual HSU Juried Show, Reese Bullen Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA.  Juror: Jon Rajkovich.

HSU Senior Graduate Show, Karshner Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA. 

Ironside Senior Graduate Show, Ironside Gallery, Arcata, CA.

Humboldt Arts Festival 2011, Jambalaya, Arcata, CA. 

Happy Fits of Colored Rage, Northsoles, Arcata, CA. *

2010

Prey, Foyer Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA. *

3 x 3 x 3, Reese Bullen Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA. 

Student Access Gallery Fundraiser, Karshner Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA. 

Soul Release, Kate Buchanan Room, Humboldt State Universities, Arcata, CA. 

Gaps In Employment, 8th and Railroad Gallery, Sioux Falls, SD. 

Artists Against Hunger, 8th and Railroad, Sioux Falls, SD. 

A Dedication to Don Anton, Multiplicity, Arcata, CA. 

 

Employment

-August 2013- May 2015: University Of Nevada, Las Vegas

Position: Graduate and Professional Student Association Representative for the 

Visual Arts Department. Committees: Awards, Research Forum, and Newsletter.

 

-August 2012- May 2015: University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Position: Graduate Assistant – Part Time Instructor

 

-August 2009 – August 2012: Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA. 

Position: Photography Lab Technician, Teachers Assistant

 

Teaching Experience

-August 2016- present: Southridge High School: Beaverton Public Schools

Position: Student Teacher for Photography 1 and 2, and Ceramics 1 

 

-August 2012- May 2015: University Of Nevada, Las Vegas

Position: Fall 2012 Teaching Assistant for Advanced Photography and Beginning Black and White Photography

               Spring 2013 Teaching Assistant for Intermediate Photography and Design Fundamentals 3

               Fall 2013 Teaching Beginning Black and White Photography, Teaching Assistant for Digital Photography

               Spring 2014 Teaching Beginning Black and White Photography, Teaching Digital Photography

               Fall 2014 Teaching Beginning Black and White Photography, Teaching Digital Photography

               Spring 2015 Teaching Beginning Black and White Photography, Teaching Design Fundamentals 3 

 

-Jan 2013- December 2014: Arts Bridge/Paradise Elementary School and Orr Middle School

Position: Working with 2nd grade and 8th grade, Bridging Art and Core Curriculum  

 

-August 2011- May 2012: Humboldt State University

Position: Teaching Assistant for Intermediate and Black and White Photography

 

Awards/Grants/Scholarships

Runner up for Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year for the Fine Arts College. University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2014-2015. 

Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year for the Visual Arts Department in the College of Fine Arts. Nominated by Visual Arts Faculty, University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2014-2015. 

Graduate and Professional Student Association: Honorable Mention in Fine Arts Research Forum 2015. University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Graduate Service Award, Nominated by Chair of the Visual Arts Department Doctor Louisa McDonald, Spring 2015. University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Graduate and Professional Student Association: First place in Fine Arts Research Forum 2014. University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  

Arts Bridge Scholarship: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, and Fall 2013, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Graduate and Professional Student Association Grant, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013. Research on body and mind connection, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 

Best Photograph in HSU Senior Graduate Show, Karshner Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA 2012.

 

Lectures Given

Oregon Art Education Association, Wilsonville High School, Wilsonville Oregon. October 2017

MFA Presentations, Barrick Museum, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. December 2013.

Invited speaker for Graduate and Professional Student Association Brown Paper Bag Lunch, GPSA Commons, Lied Library, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. November 2013. 

MFA Presentations, Robert L. Bigelow Physics Building 102, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. November 2012.

Lecture for Undergraduate Students, Ham Fine Arts Building 277, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. September 2012.

Without Compromise, Art Building 102, Humboldt State University.  April 2012.

Student Lecture, Art Building 119, Humboldt State University. March 2012.

Lies and Lenses, Kate Buchanan Room, Humboldt State University. March 2010.

 

Publications

Susie Magazine: White Series Photography and Poem. Issue #2 Jan 2018.

Berland, Rosa JH: “Make me Swoon: Photographs by Shelbi Schroeder,” Beautifulthingsartblog.com, Jan 2017.

Baude, Dawn-Michelle: “Shelbi Schroeder’s ‘Swoon’ Takes Nudes to an Unexpected Place,” Las Vegas Weekly, Jan 2017.

Peterson, Kristen: “Shelbi Schroeder’s Freedom Flags,” Nevada Public Radio, Jan 2017.

Kenway, Jenessa: “Take in (and Take Home) Poetry and Art,” DTLV Online, Oct 2015.

Dr. Laura Henkle: “12” of Sin, So Much Art You Can Barely Fit It In,” Volume IV, August 2015.

Peterson, Kristen: “Photographer Shelbi Schroeder Focuses on the Naked- And Real- Female Form,” Las Vegas Weekly, Nov-Dec 2014, p.14

Peterson, Kristen: “Welcome Home, Helen: A Las Vegas Literary Magazine Is Born,” Las Vegas Weekly, Nov 2014, p.50

“Artist Shelbi Schroeder.” Las Vegas Sun Online. Nov 2014. 

“Strong Female Lead.” Helen: A Literary Magazine. Inaugural Issue October 2014, p.16 

Peterson, Kristen: “Maps, Mazes, and Mysteries, Vegas 2014 London Biennale blurs the line between audience and performance,” Las Vegas Weekly, June 19-25, 2014, p. 49

Cling, Carol: “Art- Artist Explores Obsession at UNLV,” Las Vegas Review Journal, January 2014, p. 23

Whitby, Rob: “Seven Days, A Curated Guide to this Week in your City,” Vegas Seven, January 2014, p.13

Schroeder, Shelbi: “Passion Pit.” Self Published book with Forward by Don G. Anton, January 2014. 

Estrada, Jonathon: “Featured Artist: Shelbi Schroeder”. Collective Reasoning Online Magazine, August 2013. 

Wong, Catherine: “Prey” on Display in Art Building. The Lumberjack, November 2010, p. 20-1

 

Collections

Aurore Giguet, Program Director of the Barrick Museum, Las Vegas, NV. 

James Chaps, Art Collector, Las Vegas, NV.

Dean Gronemeier, Dean of Fine Arts, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.