Shelley Hull Paintings
Contemporary Southwestern Landscapes

Shelley Hull's art has been shown nationally for the last 30 years in venues such as the New Museum of Contemporary Art in NYC, University Galleries at Illinois State University, Arvada Center for the Arts, Foothills Art Center in Colorado. Her work is found in many private collections in the U.S. and in the U.K. She has been honored with awards such as an NEA, Visual Artist Fellowship Grant, Painting in 1984. Her art was selected to hang in the Senate Office of Cory Gardner, in Washington, DC and is on loan through the Art in Embassies program in Suva, Fiji. Her landscapes reflect a love of the Southwest, of hiking and of painting the western landscape. Her paintings are contemporary landscapes of the American West.

For a long time I have been fascinated with the Southwestern landscape. When I moved to Denver in 1997 I was able to explore and sketch daily, not just in yearly visits. I love to paint the mountains, the desert, cliffs, hoodoos, moraines, cirques, canyons, valleys, clouds and the vast ever changing western sky.

Blue Mesa Reservoir in Curecanti National Recreational Area near Gunnison, CO
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Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

Texas National 2018, Stephen F. Austin University, Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX, April 14 - June 9, 2018

Shock of the New West, Tubac Center for the Arts, Tubac, AZ, March 2 - April 8, 2018 Tubac Center

Representing the West: A New Frontier 2018, Sangre de Cristo Art Center, Pueblo, CO, February 2-May 6 Exhibition

Rockies West National Watercolor Show, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO, March 2 - 31, 2018 Exhibition

The paintings Steamboat Morning and Chasing Rain (Pikes Peak) are on loan to the U.S. Embassy in Fiji for 3 years through the Art in Embassies Program. The painting Steamboat Springs Morning is on loan to the embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Paint the Parks

I spend great deal of time hiking and sketching in National, State and local parks so I have decided to join the Paint the Parks Project and post a page displaying the art I have made that was inspired by the beauty of our wonderful parks. My life and work are immeasurably enriched by the time spent in these parks.

My Paint the Parks Project Page