Chelsey Shilling

Education

                MFA 2014 Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

                BFA 2011 Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN

Employment

2011-present Freelance Photographer/Videographer

2013-2014 Assistant Technical Coordinator, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

2013-2014 Artist Assistant, Miriam Schaer, Chicago, IL

2011-2013 Visiting Artist Liaison, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

2010-2011 Film Editor, Cotton Lover Films, Indianapolis, IN

Teaching Experience

2014 Workshop Instructor, Movable Feast, Illinois Humanities Council, Chicago, IL

         Courses: Bookmaking

2014 Teaching Assistant, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

       Courses: LGBTQ Cinema Studies

2012-2014 Workshop Instructor, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

     Courses: Canon 5D, lighting for photo/video, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut 7

2013 Graduate Assistant, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

       Courses: Connected Images

2011 Teaching Assistant, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN

       Courses: Black and White Photography 1

Awards and Grants

2011     Nominated for Herron Menz Award, Indianapolis, IN

               Dean’s List Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN

2010    Cornelia McKay Scholarship, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN

              Herron Landers Scholarship, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN

            Dean’s List Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN

2009    EUROP Grant, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

              MURI Scholar, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN      

              Dean’s List, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN

2008   Dean’s List, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN

Juried Exhibitions

 2011   The Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show, SoFA Gallery, Bloomington, IN

2010   Undergraduate Student Exhibition, Basile Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

Exhibitions 

2014   Elevate, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

2014   Interdisciplinary Arts MFA Thesis, Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL

2013    Propolis (Fortification of the Hive), Columbia College Chicago, IL

2012   Oops!, Solid Ground, Chicago, IL

           Billboard Art Project, Albany, NY

          Sound as Art Material, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

         Mouth Knowledge, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2011    Fin, Marsh Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

            Books Arts at Herron School of Art and Design, College Book Arts Association     

           Conference, “Word/Image/Text/Object”, Bloomington, IN

 2010     Dysfunction of Dysfunction, Underside Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

              Constructed Light, Borshoff Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

             Excalibur, Wheeler Art’s Center, Indianapolis, IN

            The Artist’s Formally Known As Prints, The Underside Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

2008   Student Book Artists, Bloomington Art’s Library, Bloomington, IN

           Student Book Artists, Herron Art’s Library, Indianapolis, IN

Collections

Kinsey Institute, museum collections, Bloomington, IN

Film Festival Screenings

2012      A Pirate in Alphabet City, Michigan Womyns Festival, Wahala, MI

             A Pirate in Alphabet City, North Carolina LGBT Film Festival, Durham, NC

            A Pirate in Alphabet City, Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival, Indianapolis, IN

           A Pirate in Alphabet City, Tampa International LGBT Film Festival, Tampa, FL

           A Pirate in Alphabet City, Chicago Film Makers Association, Chicago, IL

Theater Production

2012 Stadium Devildare, Red Tape Theater, Chicago, IL

Panel Presentations

2013 Performative Storytelling, Columbia College Chicago, IL

Publications

2014 Interdisciplinary Arts MFA Thesis, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

Collaborative Work

2012-2014 Bucket of Noodles, Chicago, IL (Education and performance in collaboration with Justin Botz)

Membership

New Media Caucus

IMAGe Unit, Former President

Related Work

Paul Catanese, research assistant, Chicago, IL

Mat Rappaport, research assistant, Chicago, IL

Miriam Schaer, artist assistant, Chicago, IL

Cotton Lover Films, editor, Indianapolis, IN