b. 1986 

orr.shelby@gmail.com | shelbyorr.com  | Fort Worth, TX

Visual Art & Sound



Spiderweb Salon Songwriting Scholarship, July Recipient


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 



C3 Visiting Artist Project: Spiderweb Salon Collective (participating artist), Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX 

Object Permanence, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX 

Animalia, Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, TX 

Rebel, Rebel, Shipping and Receiving, Fort Worth, TX 

Modern Billings, public project curated by The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX 


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


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


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


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


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



Switched on: Southside, Twilite Lounge, Fort Worth, TX

Run with Scissors #81: Duo Night, Tradewinds Social Club, Dallas, TX




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


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


Dallas Zine Party, The Wild Detectives, Dallas, TX


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


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

Marfa Film Festival, Marfa TX


35 Music Festival, Denton TX


Kitbashes. "Ladies and Gentlemen... The Technical Difficulties!". Glasstire Feature. April 2020. Web.

Bailey, Marylin. "Hot Tickets: August". 360 West. August 2019. Print and Web.

Marie, Courtney. "Featured Musician: Kitbashes". Interview. Spiderweb Salon News. July 34, 2018. Web. 

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.


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 



Juror, 35th An Artist's Christmas Auction & Gala, Fort Worth, TX 

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

2017- current      

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


Juror, 34th An Artist's Christmas Auction & Gala, Fort Worth, TX 


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


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


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


Teacher Advisory Council (member), Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth


Fort Worth ISD Art Educator


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

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