b. 1986 

[email protected] | shelbyorr.com  | Fort Worth, TX

photography, video, sound


AWARDS

2018

Spiderweb Salon Songwriting Scholarship, June Recipient

2016 

CentralTrak Artist In Residence, University of Texas at Dallas 

Nasher Sculpture Center Artist Microgrant, Finalist

Life-Framer, Edition III, Theme 7: Humans of the World, Honorary Mention, awarded by Zed Nelson

Lensculture Portrait Awards, Editor's Pick

8th edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award, Finalist

Cell Phone Photography IV,  Honorable Mention, Texas Photographic Society, awarded by Meri Aaron Walker 


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Portraits: Masked/Unmasked, Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, TX. Curated by Barbara Koerble

Fifth Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, Artspace111, Fort Worth, TX. Juried by Christina Rees

FotoTexas II: People Places, and Culture, Museum of the Big Bend, Alpine Texas. Juried by Laura Wilson

Female Identified Producers, International Digital Compilation. Curated by Urban Arts Berlin

2017

The Modern EDU Presents: Portable Document Format, Online Multimedia PDF. Curated by Jesse Morgan Barnett 

New Texas Talent XXIV, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas Texas. Juried by Katherine Wagner

Fourth Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, Artspace111, Fort Worth, TX. Juried by Shirley Reece-Hughes

2016 

Emotions & Commotions Across Culture (4th Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography and 1st Edition of the Berlin Foto Biennale), Palazzo Italia, Berlin, DE 

Four, Art Room Gallery @ BRIK Venue, Fort Worth, TX

Amuse-Bouche, Gallery 76102, Fort Worth, TX

34th Annual Membership Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX. Juried by Yasufumi Nakamori, Curator of Photography and New Media at Minneapolis Institute of Art 

Third Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, Artspace111, Fort Worth, TX. Juried by Eric M. Lee, Director of the Kimbell Art Museum

Masur Museum of Art 53rd Annual Juried Competition, Monroe, LA. Juried by Holly Hughes, Godin-Spaulding Curator for the Collection at Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Flat 43: Train Car 4, Rochers de Naye, Traveling Exhibition. Curated by Casey Leone

PhotoSpiva National Juried Exhibition, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, MO. Juried by Sean Kernan

Cell Phone Photography IV: Moving Past the Camera, Texas Photographic Society, Online Exhibition. Juried by Meri Aaron Walker

Gathering, A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX. Juried by Jennifer Shaw

2015 

Alternative Cameras: Pinhole to Plastic. Online Gallery, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT. Juried by Susan Burnstine

FWISD Visual Arts Faculty Show, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

Fall NRH Pop Up Gallery, North Richland Hills, TX. Juried by Sarah Green

Richie Budd + KITBASHES presents: Spooky Sounds to Play in the Dark, Site Specific Installation, Fort Worth, TX

2014 

Semigloss. Magazine presents: Sympathy for the Devil, Hello Project Gallery, Houston, TX


SELECTED PERFORMANCES

2018 

DAMN XVII, RBC, Dallas TX

2017 

Run with Scissors Presents: Lauren Belmore and Darcy Neal with KITBASHES, Tradewinds Social Club, Dallas, TX

What's Happening!!... On Berry St?, Performance and Installation, Fort Worth, TX

A Life in Waves: pre-screening performance, Texas Theatre, Dallas, TX

Spiderweb Salon's 5 Year Anniversary, Solo Performance, Dan's Silverleaf, Denton, TX

Nervous Curtains with Wire Nest and Kitbashes, The Grotto, Fort Worth, TX

2016 

Gallery Night, BRIK, Fort Worth, TX

Mutant Wave, RBC, Dallas, TX

Give me a break: a new media art/electronic music event, Shipping and Receiving, Fort Worth, TX

2015 

Dallas Zine Party, The Wild Detectives, Dallas, TX

2014 

Skuzzmas: Behind the Screen, Texas Theatre, Dallas, TX

Vice Palace presents: TEA Benefit Show, Oliver Frances Gallery, Dallas, TX

Spiderweb Salon Presents: Electronic Experiment II, Denton, TX

2013 

Spiderweb Salon Winter Formal, Dan’s Silverleaf, Denton, TX

Marfa Film Festival, Marfa TX

2012 

35 Music Festival, Denton TX


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Rodriguez, Raul. "Father's Place: Shelby Orr". Interview. Deep Red Press. March 22, 2017. Web.

Koerble, Barbara. "Amuse-Bouche at Gallery 76102." Glasstire. October 13, 2016. Web.

Blay, Christopher. "Gallery Night Sums." Fort Worth Weekly. September 29, 2016. Print and Web.

Mawajdeh, Haddy. "Fort Worth Art Collaborative Cuts Their Teeth with a New Venture." Art & Seek. August 25, 2016. web

Tommany, Susie. '"Distopian Spaces and Societal Woes Inform HCP's Juried Membership Exhibition." Houston Press. July 26, 2016. web.

Blay, Christoper. "Artspace111 Hits." Forth Worth Weekly. July 6, 2016. web.

Holmes George, Amy, comp. "Cell Phone Photography IV: Moving Past the Camera." TPS Contact Sheet 36 (2016): 1. Print.


PRESENTATIONS

2017   Performer/Presenter, Circuit Bending and Synthesizers, Plano Public Library - Haggard Branch, Plano Texas

2017   Moderator, In the AIR: Artists Share Their Experience Panel Discussion, The Cedars Union, Dallas, TX 

2016    Panelist, Amuse-Bouche: Artist Panel, Gallery 76102, Fort Worth, TX 


TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018                           Teaching Artist, Art n' Facts, The Cedars Union/Dallas Heritage Village

2017- current           Director of School and Family Programs, Sid Richardson Museum, Fort Worth, TX

2017                           Artist/Instructor, Drawing from the Collection, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth 

2016                           Artist/Instructor, Drawing from the Collection, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth 

2016                           Artist/Instructor, Spring Break Art Camp, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

2015-2017                 Teacher Advisory Council, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

2014-2017                 Fort Worth ISD Art Educator


EDUCATION

2009 B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies, Summa Cum Laude, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

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