Interdisciplinary

Shelby

Head

Shelby Head is a sculptor who is known for hir ability to connect accomplished form with social content. Ze constantly experiments and challenges hirself to create work using new materials in order to extend hir visual vocabulary as well as content. Head has worked in public art and has been widely exhibited in galleries, alternative spaces, and art fairs. Recent solo exhibitions include Alvarez Gallery (Connecticut), Cloyde Snook Gallery (Colorado) and El Pueblo History Museum (Colorado). Ze is the recipient of numerous art, fellowships, grants, and residencies: 2020-21 Tulsa Artist Fellowship, SLV Social Practice Arts Residency sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, Artist’s Resource Trust Grant, CT Artist Fellowship Grant, VSC Merit Grant art residency at Vermont Studio Center, Jentel Artist Residency Fellowship, and Sculpture Space’s Review Panel and Board of Directors selected Head for their 2022 Artist in Residence program. Head lives and works in Tulsa, Oklahoma as a 2020-21 Tulsa Artist Fellow.