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Sheila Keefe Ortiz

Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

(607) 937-1940

Sheila.K.Ortiz@gmail.com

SheilaKeefeOrtiz.com

EDUCATION

• Master of Education, May 2003

Mansfield University, Mansfield, Pennsylvania

Overall GPA 3.85

• Bachelor of Arts, May 2001

Mansfield University, Mansfield, Pennsylvania

BA Studio Art

BA Art History

Magna Cum Laude

Overall GPA 3.76

• University of the State of New York Education Department

Public School Teacher Certificate, Effective date: September 1, 2003

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

West End Gallery. Corning, New York http://www.westendgallery.net

New Elements Gallery, Wilmington, NC. https://newelementsgallery.com/

Awards, Grants, and Residencies

• Invited and attended the Artist in Residence Program at the Beulaland The.Hours.Festivals: 67 Days, Cameron, New York. 2018 https://www.hoursfestivals.com

• 7th Place in 2006 Juried Regional Exhibition, The Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center, 134 Main Street, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania.

• Best of Show Award in 2002. Juried Student Show at Mansfield University, Mansfield, Pennsylvania.

• Academic Honors Award for Outstanding Studio Art Major from Mansfield University, April 23, 2001.

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Show and Exhibit

• Fourth Friday Featured Artist at the Intracoastal Realty Corporation. Downtown Office, 228 North Front Street,

Wilmington, North Carolina. March 24-April 20, 2018.

• Time and Place. Sheila Keefe Ortiz And YiFenn Strickland. New Elements Gallery, Wilmington, North Carolina.

October 27, 2017-November 17, 2017.

• 2300 Degrees: Performance Art: Fusion. Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York, February 2008.

Group Exhibitions

• Art Collaboration with the Thalian Association Children’s Theatre: Disney’s Tarzan Production Exhibit.

Portrait Artist. Hannah Block Community Art Center. Wilmington, North Carolina. April 27-May 6, 2018.

• West End Gallery Little Gems Exhibit: A Collection of Miniature Paintings. Corning, New York. February 9 - March 15, 2018.

• Director’s Choice: A Collection of Artwork Selected by Jesse Gardner, Director of West End Gallery

n collaboration with 171 Cedar Arts Center. West End Gallery and 171’s Houghton Gallery.

Corning, New York. December 1, 2017 - January 26th 2018.

• FULL FRONTAL. Wabi Sabi Warehouse, Wilmington, NC, June 10-July 31, 2017.

• West End Gallery Little Gems Exhibit: A Collection of Miniature Paintings. Corning, New York. February 5 – March 11, 2017.

• Director’s Choice: A Collection of Artwork Selected by Jesse Gardner, Director of West End Gallery in collaboration

with 171 Cedar Arts Center. West End Gallery and 171’s Houghton Gallery. Corning, New York. December 2-January 27, 2017.

• Cameron Art Museum School Showcase: Student and Instructor Art Show.

Cameron Art Museum Pancoe Art Education Center. Wilmington, North Carolina. December 4-January 5, 2016.

• The Holiday Show. New Elements Gallery, Wilmington, North Carolina. November 2016.

• ARTfall Juried /Exhibition at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center Gallery.

Wilmington, North Carolina. October 13 -16, 2016.

• West End Gallery Little Gems Exhibit: A Collection of Miniature Paintings. Corning, New York. February 5 – March 11, 2016.

• Cameron Art Museum School Showcase: Student and Instructor Art Show. Cameron Art Museum

Pancoe Art Education Center. Wilmington, North Carolina. December 12, 2015.

• 1st Annual Juried Show. Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center. Wilmington, North Carolina. October 14-18, 2015.

• West End Gallery Little Gems Exhibit: A collection of Miniature Paintings. Corning, New York. February 6 – February 27, 2015.

• State of the Art/Art of the State Exhibit. Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, North Carolina, September 21, 2014 – February 12, 2015.

• State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, New York. 25th Anniversary Show Juried Show 2014.

• Arts in Bloom Steuben County Arts Trail. steubencountyartsinbloom@gmail.com. 2013.

• West End Gallery Little Gems Exhibit: A Collection of Miniature Paintings. Corning, New York. 2014.

• State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, New York. Juried Show 2013.

• Recycled Runway. 171 Cedar Arts Center. Artful Raffle Exhibit and Auction. Corning, New York. 2013.

• Southern Tier Biennial. Juried Art Show. 
Olean Public Library. Gallery & Jamestown Community College Center Gallery,

Olean, New York. 
 September 21 – October 25, 2013.

• West End Gallery Little Gems Exhibit: A Collection of Miniature Paintings. Corning, New York. 2013.

• Faculty Exhibit: Diligence. 171 Cedar Arts Center. Houghton Gallery. Corning, New York. 2012

• Faculty Exhibit, Corning, New York. 2007-2012

• The Gallery @ The ARTS. National Youth Art Month Teacher Exhibition. Corning, New York. 2010-2012.

• West End Gallery Little Gems: A collection of Miniature Paintings. Corning, New York. February 5-12, 2012.

• State of the Art Gallery. Ithaca, New York. Juried Show 2012.

• Little Gems: A Collection of Miniature Painting, Corning, New York. 2011.

• State of the Art Gallery. Ithaca, New York. Juried Show 2011.

• March Faculty Art Show: A collection of Miniature Paintings. Houghton Gallery. 2010.

• 171 Calendar Featured Work Exhibit 12x12. Houghton Gallery. 2010. Corning, New York. 2010.

• The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes Annual Winter Holiday Exhibit. Corning, New York. 2010.

• Regional Juried Art Exhibit, State of the Arts Gallery, December 2009.

• Exhibit of Miniature Artwork. The Gallery @ The ARTS, Corning, New York. December 1-30, 2009.

• State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, New York. Juried Show. 2009.

• Little Gems Exhibit. West End Gallery, Corning, New York. March 2008.

• Faculty Exhibit, Arts of the Southern Finger Lakes: Spotlight Gallery. March 2008.

• The Arts of the Southern Finger Lakes. George Waters Gallery, Elmira, New York, January 2008.

• Their Studios: Artists & Their Environments, West End Gallery, Corning, New York, March 14-27, 2008.

• Harvest, Palace Theatre, Corning, NY, September 6 – November 4, 2007.

• 2300 Degrees Hot Glass Show: Harvest, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York, October 2006.

• Inaugural Art Exhibition, Palace Theatre, Corning, New York. February– April, 2007.

• Members Exhibit, Arts of the Southern Finger Lakes, Corning, NY. 2006.

• From the Ground Up, 171 Cedar Arts Center, Corning, New York. 2005.

• 171 Cedar Arts Faculty Exhibition, Corning Community College, Corning, New York. 2005.

• Members Exhibit, Arts of the Southern Finger Lakes, Corning, New York. 2006.

• Atrium Gallery, Corning Community College, 1 Academic Drive, Corning, New York. Introductions Exhibit, Fall 2006.

• 17l Cedar Arts Faculty Show. Corning, New York. 2006.

• State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, New York. September-October 2004.

• 171 Students Now & Then Art Show from June 24 through August 21, 2004, 171 Cedar Arts Center, 171 Cedar Street, Corning, New York.

• 2004 Juried Regional Exhibition, The Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center, 134 Main Street,

Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. June 6 through June 29, 2004.

• Student Juried Art Show in Fall 2000.

• Juried Art Show at First Citizens Bank in Fall. 1999.

PRESS

Encore Magazine. Wilmington, North Carolina. 2017.TEMPORAL ABSTRACTIONS: Sheila Keefe Ortiz and YiFenn Strickland form an unlikely alliance ‘Time & Place’.

Wrightsville Beach Magazine. May 2018. Art Treatise. Gesture and Narrative: Sheila Keefe Ortiz’s Honest and Graceful Body of Work. By Kathryn Manis http://www.wrightsvillebeachmagazine.com/flash/2018-5/page_71.html