• (2021) Merit Award, 2021 New England Regional Juried Exhibition, Guild of Boston Artists, Boston, MA. Judges: Harley Bartlett, Robin Frisella and Donald Jurney.
  • (2020) Finalist, Portraiture, 15th International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition, Port Reading, NJ. Judges:
    Dr. Vern Swanson, Kara Ross, Michael John Angel, Xu Mangyao
  • (2020) Finalist, Strokes of Genius, Artist's Network
  • (2019) Finalist, Landscape, 14th International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition,  Port Reading, NJ. Judges: Dr. Vern Swanson, Fred Ross, Mandy Theis, Sadie Valeri
  • (2018) Merit Award, National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society (NOAPS28th Best of America National ExhibitionEisele Gallery of Fine Art, Cincinnati, OH. Judge: Adam Clague. 
  • (2012) Special Recognition Award, Animals Art ExhibitionLight Space & Time Gallery.
  • (1988) Merit Scholarship, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • (1988) Creative Achievement Award, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • (1987) Travel Citation, Texas Annual Exhibition, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas
  • (1987) Liquitex Fine Art Achievement Award, Binney & Smith, Inc.
  • (1987) Creative Achievement Award, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • (1986) Creative Achievement Award, University of Texas at San Antonio

Gallery Representation

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2021 – Inside, Stone Sparrow NYC, New York, New York
  • 2018 - Weld: Heaven and Earth, Weld Pubic Library, Weld, Maine
  • 2017 – Wilderness EdgeUpfront Gallery, Farmington, Maine
  • 2013 – Missing StoriesAtlantic Works Gallery, East Boston, Massachusetts
  • 2012 – FeralGalatea Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 2012 – Peace Songs IIGallery at Spencer Lofts, Chelsea, Massachusetts
  • 2011 – True Love: The Leap of HanumanAtlantic Works Gallery, East Boston, Massachusetts
  • 2011 – The LeapKismet Wellness Center, Andover, Massachusetts
  • 2010 – Peace SongsGalatea Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1998 – Tyranny and ThoughtcrimeGallery INSEKT, Boston, Massachusetts

Selected Media and Academic Coverage

  • Arts to Hearts Project Artist Spotlight, "On Passing Through Surface to Deeper Realities with Shelah Horvitz," November 15, 2021
  • "Artist Reception for Shelah Horvitz at Weld Library," Sun Journal, Monday, August 27, 2018
  • “Weld artist exhibits ‘Wilderness Edge’ in Farmington,” Franklin Journal, Friday, August 11, 2017
  • N. DiStefano, "Missing Stories: Artwork by Shelah Horvitz"Atlantic Works Gallery Blog, November 1, 2013
  • O. Grinde, "From the Mouths of Caves", Massachusetts Wildlife Magazine, 2012: 3:4-10
  • Soldaat, Romke, “Bouguereau and The Gospel According to T. Rex”, Bouguereau Remastered Blog
  • Goslow, Brian, “Capsule Previews: November/December 2011," Artscope: New England’s Culture Magazine, Volume 6, Number 5, p. 52
  • Boston Globe Editor’s Pick, “Shelah Horvitz: Peace Song
  • Art New England, “Exhibitions: Openings and events around the region
  • B. Aitchison, "Lecture on Lady of Shalott", Muscular Dystrophy Society, by the former Academic Advisor to the American Institute for Foreign Study in London (Moffat, Scotland), 2007
  • E. Bonessio, “Con te sempre” from Poesie in forma di rosa (Rome, Italy), 2007
  • B. Laursen. Intranet course on art and literature relevant to Tennyson, Herlufsholm Skole, Herlufsholdm, Denmark, 2007
  • A. F. Howey, S. R. Reimer, Boydell & Brewer, A Bibliography of Modern Arthuriana (1500-2000). p. 654, 2006
  • Cover, Feminista Ezine, March 2000
  • Review of the Lilith Adler exhibition,  Lilith Gallery
  • M. Matsuoka, “The Victorian Web” (Nagoya University, Japan)
  • E. Goodman, Literature and Gender.  New York, New York:  Routledge, 1996.
  • Marie Claire Japon Magazine, “Arthurian Legends in Art”, 3 Mars 1993, No. 124
  • “Ladies of Shalott”, The English Program, Thames Television, BBC, 1993
  • “This Teacher Joins with his Students in Some Ironic, Spontaneous Works”, San Antonio Light, May 1, 1988, p.114
  • J. Gambrell, “Texas: State of theArt," Art in America Magazine, 75:114-52, 1987
  • “Texas Annual”, Austin American-Statesman, November 16, 1987, p. C6
  • Asao Densetsu Mangekyo.  (Tokyo: Chuokoron-sha, Inc., 1995)
  • J.T. Harris, “I Have Never Seen a Naked Lady of Shalott”, The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies, Fall 1984, p. 76

Selected Exhibitions



  • Private study with Will St. John, 2020
  • Workshop with Amaya Gurpide, "A Painterly Approach to Portrait Drawing Master Class", Bo Bartlett Center, Columbus, GA, 2019
  • Private study with Stephen Bauman, 2019-2020
  • University of Texas at San Antonio, M.F.A. Painting, 1989
  • Brown University, B.A. English Literature, 1982
  • University of Massachusetts/Dartmouth, B.S. Computer Science, 1995
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