BIOGRAPHY

SHELLY CORBETT

Education
1987 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography, University of Washington

Solo Exhibitions 
2004 “Sensuality of Women,” Willard Arts Center, Idaho Falls, ID 
2002 “Politically Incorrect,” Flat File, Chicago, IL 
2000 "Infinite Jest", Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA 
1998 "Abril Mes Interanacional de la Fotografia", Merida, Mexico 
1997 "Personas", Linda Cannon Gallery, Seattle, WA 
1996 "The Illuminated Chair", Linda Cannon Gallery, Seattle, WA 
1994 "Period of Athletic Muteness", Linda Cannon Gallery, Seattle, WA 
1994 "Sensuality of Color and Light", Commencement Art Gallery, Tacoma, WA 
1993 Gallery of Photography, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA 
1989 "The Male/Female Bond: A Mildly Voyeuristic Interpretation" Arthead Gallery, Seattle, WA 
1988 "Shelly Corbett: New Photography", Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA

Group Exhibitions 
2013 "Holiday Group Show", Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA
2013 "Get Naked”, Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA
2013 "Another Perfect Day...", Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002 "Each Other", Flat File, Chicago, IL 
2002 "Raw", A Muse Gallery, Columbus, OH 
2002 "Art for Life", A Muse Gallery, Columbus, OH 
2002 "The Poetry of Women", A Muse Gallery, Columbus, OH 
2001 "Beaux & Eros: Tribute to St. Valentine", Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
2001 "Distillation", Art Forms, Red Bank, NJ 
2001 "Concealed: the enigmatic figure", Flat File, Chicago, IL 
2001 "CALYX Women Artist Show", Corvallis Arts Center, Corvallis, OR 
2001 "The Magic Box", A Muse Gallery, Columbus, OH 
2001 "Group Exhibition", Barbara Ann Levy Gallery, Fire Island, NY 
2001 "Raw", A Muse Gallery, Columbus, OH 
2000 "Beaux & Eros: Tribute to St. Valentine", Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
2000 "Raw", A Muse Gallery, Columbus, OH 
2000 "Large Scale Photographs", Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
1999 "Utah Arts Festival", Salt Lake City, UT 
1999 "Sausalito Arts Festival", Sausalito, CA 
1999 "Pacific Northwest Arts Festival", Bellevue, WA 
1998 "Springs Eternal", Seafirst Gallery, Seattle, WA 
1998 "Columbus Arts Festival", Columbus Arts Festival, Columbus, OH
1997 "Three Person Exhibition", Photographic Image Gallery, Portland, OR 
1997 "Festival of the Arts", Ann Arbor Arts Festival, Ann Arbor, MI 
1996 "CALYX Cover Girls", Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland, OR
1996 "Festival of the Arts", Ann Arbor Arts Festival, Ann Arbor, MI
1996 "FringArts '96", Sacramento Arts Commission, Sacramento, CA 
1995 "Art Walk", Microsoft, Redmond, WA 
1995 "The Photographic Nude", Danforth Gallery, Portland, ME 
1995 "Of The Nature of Water", Corvallis Arts Center, Corvallis, OR     
1994 "Inaugural Group Exhibition", Linda Cannon Gallery, Seattle, WA 
1994 "No Fish", Performance Space 122, New York, NY 
1994 "Celebrating the Sensual", Visual Artists Alliance, Nashville, TN
1994 "Eros/Erotica Sampler ", Metropolis Contemporary Art Gallery, Seattle, WA 
1994 "Arch Angel", Avoir Gallery, Kirkland, WA, 
1994 "Eros 94", Second Story Gallery, Seattle, WA 
1993 "Summer Offerings", Studio Raid Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1993 "The Artist and the Nude", Second Story Gallery, Seattle, WA    
1991 "Seattle Photography 1931-1991"Bumberbiennial, Seattle, WA 
1991 "Art Fair on the Square", Madison Arts Center, Madison, WI 
1991 "Columbus Arts Festival", Columbus Arts Festival, Columbus, OH 
1989 "One Hundred and Fifty Years Later", Galleria Potatohead, Seattle, WA 
1989 "figurative/fact, fiction", Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA 
1988 "Photo Salon '88", Cliff Michel Gallery, Seattle, WA   
1987 "Washington Women Artists", Significant Form Gallery, Seattle, WA 
1987 "Fourth Annual NW Photo Exhibition," Phinney Arts Center, Seattle, WA

Publications
”These Geeky Lego Engagement Photos Are All Kinds of Awesome (photos)”, Huffington Post, October, 18, 2013
”Lego love: The greatest engagement photos ever”, GeekWire, October 9, 2013
"Amusing Magic", Promusica, August 9, 2001
"Beaux and Eros for Valentine's Day", San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 14, 2001 
"Water Works", Seattle Magazine, December 2000 
"Photography: Wet Lens", Seattle Weekly, February 24, 2000 
"Bio: Art, Shelly Corbett", The Stranger, February 24, 2000 
"Readings, Shelly Corbett", Harper's, August 1997 
"Shelly Corbett at Linda Cannon", Seattle Sidewalk, Tuesday, June 3, 1997 
"The Dirty Side of Esther Williams", The Stranger, January 17, 1996 
"Cannon Gallery's Corbett show exhibits work of surprise, mystery," The Seattle Times, December 4, 1994 
"Splashes of Expressionism", The News Tribune, May 8, 1994

Book covers 
A Fierce Brightness, 25 years of Women's Poetry, Calyx Books, 2002 
The Sacred Truth: The Bloodline of Sophia, Karyn Mitchell, Mind Rivers, 2000 
The Grief Pool, Jeff Crandall, Firestorm Press, 2000 
The Green Tuxedo, Janet Holmes, Notre Dame Press, 1998 
Details of Flesh, Cortney Davis, Calyx Books, 1997 
The Country of Women, Sandra Kohler, Calyx Books, 1996

Collections 
Frank Byers, Jr., Columbus, OH
Maine Artists' Space, Portland, MA
Microsoft, Redmond, WA 
Cameron & Linda Myhrvold, Bellevue, WA 
Steve Perlman, Palo Alto, CA 
Seattle Men's Choir, Seattle, WA

Grants and Awards 
Award of Merit, Fort Worth Arts Festival, 2000, 2001, 2002 
Award of Merit, Utah Arts Festival, 2003 
Photography, Portland Arts Festival, 2000, 2001 
Best of Show, Utah Arts Festival, 1999 
Photography Award, Madison Art Center, 1994 
Best of Show, Phinney Arts Center, 1991 
Best of Photography, Sun Valley Arts Festival, 2002