Shelley Horton-Trippe

Curriculum Vitae

(b. 1951)

2007-SFAI Post-Grad study w/ Gary Hill, video
1987-SFAI assistant to Nancy Graves
1976-77 Centre Cultural Americaine-Paris, Post-Grad Study/Video with Nam June Paik
1976-University of Oklahoma, MFA in Video/Installation-Design
1975-University of Montana, MFA Graduate Seminar with Peter Voulkas
1973-University of Oklahoma, BFA-Ceramics


2023-Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Artist Emergency Grant
2023-Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Artist Emergency Grant


2021-The Pandemic Paintings, (The In-Betweens)
2019-Santa Fe Center for Contemporary Art (CCA), A Greater Sublime (With Eight Poets), Paintings and interactive sound
2018-PhilSpace, Santa Fe, High Brow Low Ride, Paintings and Sculpture
2015 Ribak-Mendelman House, Taos, Reckoning with Modernism, Paintings
2015-2021LewAllen Galleries Santa Fe, Gallery Artist
2012-JRB Gallery Oklahoma City, Natural Selection, Paintings
2009-Linda Durham Gallery Santa Fe, House Guest, Paintings
2008-AD Collective Santa Fe, Carbon Paintings/Video/Installation
2008 -Harwood Museum Taos, Artist Residency Solo Exhibit
2008-The Blumenschein Museum Taos, After Blumenschein Paintings
2004-New Mexico State Art Collection at the NM State Capitol, Trail of Tears, Installation
2004 -Munson Gallery Santa Fe, Paintings by Shelley Horton-Trippe
2003-Mainsite Gallery Santa Fe, Paintings by Shelley Horton-Trippe
2003-New Mexico Women’s Foundation, RagRug Paintings
2002-Gerald Peters Annex New York City, Private Portfolio Showing
2002-Mainsite Gallery Norman, Oklahoma, Monochrome Paintings
2002- Brantwood Museum (John Ruskin Home) Cumbria, England, Watercolors
2001-William Campbell Gallery Fort Worth, Texas, Green Paintings
2000-DeMarco European Art Foundation Edinburgh, Scotland, Tribute to Beuys 
2000-Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Brides of the Knights Templar, Installation
1999-Matthew Gallery Edinburgh, Scotland, Installation
1999-Museum of Malta Old Biagio Steps, Song Trap, Installation with Flute Quartet of Charles Calagari
1997-Conlon Siegal Gallery Santa Fe, Beautiful Vietnam
1997- Handgraphics Gallery Santa Fe, New Prints 
1991-Sena West Gallery Santa Fe, The Poem Paintings
1989-Sena West Gallery Reason, Passion and Desire
1986-Sena Gallery New Work
1986-Sempe Armangac Aignon, France, Mural Commission
1985-Mondavi Vineyards Gallery Napa Valley, New Paintings
1985- Tavelli Gallery Aspen, Painting like a Child
1981-Vertex Gallery Taos, Madonna Paintings
1977-Fred Jones Museum at The University of Oklahoma, Graduate Thesis 
1977-Paris Metro, Shoe Shine, Interactive Performance


2008-SITE Santa Fe, 10th Biennial Exhibition, FolkyTonk, Performance/Interactive Installation
2007-Poissant Gallery Houston, The War Show / “The Letters”
2007-Institute of American Indian Art (IAIA) Museum Santa Fe, Lifting the Veil 
2006-Amarillo Art Museum, Three Women Artists
2005-Santa Fe Art Fair, Block Busta
2001-Venice Biennial DeMarco Foundation, The Road to Meikle Seggie
2000-Stanley Picker Gallery Kingston University, England, 70 in 2000
1999-Maritime Museum Malta, Seaside
1997-Museum of Fine Art Santa Fe, State of the Question
1994-1995- IAIA/CSF Intercultural Media Forum w/ Luis Jimenz
1994-Rockefeller Center New York City, Six New Mexico Artists,
1994 – CSF/IAIA- Provoked with Bruce Nauman
1993-International Grafeik Biennial Maastricht, Netherlands
1992-IAIA/CSF-Intercultural Media Forum/ Edgar-Heap-of-Birds
1991-IAIA/CSF-Intercultural Media Forum with Jenny Holzer
1987-Pirate Gallery Denver, Across State Lines w/ Larry Bell /Ron Cooper
1986-Jan Weiner Gallery Kansas City, Paintings
1984- St. Marks Gallery New York City, Madonnas at St. Marks
1983-Salon D’Autumn Paris Grande Palais, 7 Artistes Sudwest Amerique du Nord (with Fritz Scholder)
1979-Unesco Paris, International Women Artists 


Soutwest Contempoary, 2018, 2019
Nimrod Literary Journal
Landscapes of New Mexico – Paintings of the Land of Enchantment, Campbell/Deats, Fresco Publications, 2006
Santa Fe Art, Simone Ellis, Crescent Books, Random House, 1993 THE Magazine, Reviews 2018, 2008, 2005, 2001
Artlines, 1992, 1981 Flashe Art Paris, 1983


Museum of New Mexico
William Burrows Collection, Lawrence, Kansas
Amarillo Museum of Art
Marcia Weisman Collection, Los Angeles
Museum of Art, Valletta, Malta
The Maltese Maritime Museum
The DeMarco European Art Foundation, Edinburgh, Scotland
Sempe Armangac Collection, Aignon, France
ATT Collection
IBM Collection
The Santa Fe Art Collection
Peters Gallery Collection, Santa Fe
The State of New Mexico Art Collection
Stanley Picker Gallery
Kingston University, UK
The University of Oklahoma Collection
The State of Oklahoma Collection
Tennessee Museum of Art
Fritz Scholder Collection
The Roberts Family Collection, Paris, France
Juan Hamilton family Collection
The Beaumont Newhall Collection


2021-National Artists’ Relief Fund Grant
2021-United States Artists in Embassies
2018-Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry Grant
2018-The Ann Hillman Foundation, Artist’s Grant
2013-Wise Fool Circus, Artist’s Residency, Penasco NM
2013-New Mexico Arts Grants
2007-The Harwood Museum, Artist’s Residency
2002-New Mexico Women’s Foundation Grant
2002-New Mexico Arts Grant
2002-Nationa Endowment for the Arts Grant
2001-Brantwood Museum, John Ruskin’s Home, Visiting Artist’s Residency, UK
2001-Tagar Gap Art Institute, Malta
1999-DeMarco European Art Foundation, Artist’s Residency, Edinburgh, Scotland
1996-National Endowment for the Arts
1995-National Endowment for the Arts
1995-University of Oklahoma, Visiting Artist/lecturer
1995-University of Tulsa, Visiting Artist/ Nimrod Literary Magazine Lecturer
1994-National Endowment for the Arts
1993-Artslink International Grant
1993-Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry Grant
1984-National Endowment for the Arts Grants


Represented by PHILSPACE, Santa Fe
Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver
JRB Fine Art, Oklahoma City
De Marco European Art Foundation, Edinburgh, Scotland
Linda Durham Gallery, Santa Fe
Lewallen Galleries, Santa Fe
Evo Gallery, Santa Fe
William Campbell Contemporary Art, Ft. Worth
Conlon/Segal Fine Art, Santa Fe
Munson Galleries, Santa Fe
Sena Galleries, Santa Fe
Mattingly Baker, Dallas
Talley Richards, Taos


The Institute of American Indian Art
The College of Santa Fe
The University of New Mexico

The artist in her studio, 2003.