Carol Shelkin

Visual Artist | Mosaicist | Educator| Founder: Worldwide Mosaic Art Workshops and Tours

Carol Shelkin

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Email me to purchase a mosaic, host a workshop or chat about a commission.
Carol Soritz-Shelkin
carol.shelkin@yahoo.com
All artwork is Copyright©Carol Shelkin. 
Do not duplicate without my permission.


Classes, Workshops, Worldwide Mosaic Art Tours & Retreats: HERE



Education (selected studies) 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts | Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia College of Art | Philadelphia, PA

Fleisher Art Memorial | Louise Clement-Hoff, Philadelphia, PA

Studio Arte Del Mosaico | Luciana Notturni  Ravenna, Italy
SAMA Workshop: Chicago | Roman Andamento: Gary Drostle
Workshop in Mosaic Art | Mosaic Art: Verdiano Marzi, Chicago
Scholarships and Awards
Robin Brett Mosaic Scholarship                Society of American Mosaic Artists 
Wallingford Art Center                             Second Place  Members' Exhibition    Wallingford, PA
2009 Contemporary Mosaic Art               Signaled Work: 2nd Place | Guilio Menossi, Juror
Ciel Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Faces                                                       1st  Place         Ciel Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Grants
Upper Darby Arts                                      Aronimink Elementary   Drexel Hill, PA          

Upper Darby Principal’s Grant                   The Kindergarten Center   Drexel Hill, PA
PA Council on the Arts                              Schoolhouse Center Mosaic Folsom
Solo Show
Institute of Mosaic Art                                Oakland, California            
One-Person's Mosaics: Carol Shelkin
Presentations

Touchstone Center for Crafts: Independence: A Mosaic Symposium   
Mosaic Society of Philadelphia | Folsom, PA

Mosaic Association of Australia and New Zealand Symposium    
Gallery Talk: Boston, Massachusetts
Mosaic Arts Michigan (MAM) 
Selected Juried Exhibitions and Invitations

Mosaic Society of Philadelphia | Member's Show 2017 

Sweet Mable Gallery: Invitational | Three Carol's and a Claire | Narberth, PA
2015
Media Arts Council | Juried Show Media, PA
2015
Contemporary Mosaic Art Summit | Invitational | Thorndike Gallery Ashland, Oregon
2015
Mosaic Arts International | Juried | 2015, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 | San Diego, Chicago, Austin, Philadelphia
Signatures: 15 Artists Making Their Mark in Mosaic | Invitational | Highfield Hall Gallery | Falmouth, Mass
2013
Mosaic Association of Australia and New Zealand | Invitational | Melbourne, Australia
Salon Show
2013
Clauiano Art Exhibition Gallery | Invitational | Udine, Italy 

Community Projects
2016 Appel Farm Arts Camp 55th Anniversary Community Mosaic
2015 Ohev Shalom Synagogue Wallingford, PA
2011 Aronimink Elementary School, Drexel Hill, PA (350 children - current)
2011 Upper Darby High School Legacy Mural Upper Darby, PA (Art Club/Consultant)  
2010 Kindergarten Center, Drexel Hill, PA (600 children)
2009 Lambertville Library Lambertville, NJ   (12 teens & adult volunteers)
2008 Schoolhouse Senior Center Folsom, PA  (100 participants)

Related Work Experience and Mosaic Workshops & Retreats Worldwide (Selected) 
2012 - Present            Delphi Stained Glass | Lansing, MI
2014 - present            Mosaic Beach Studios | Toronto
2016                           Luna Mosaics (Mosaic Artz) | Orlando, Florida
2015                           Conference Co-Host | Society of American Mosaic Artists; Philadelphia 

2008 - present             Lead Tour Guide and Instructor Worldwide Mosaic Art Retreats, Tours and Workshops:

                                               Mexico, Costa Rica, Spain, France, Canada, Australia, Ireland (to name a few) 
2010 - 2015                Institute of Mosaic Art  Oakland, CA and Berkeley, CA
2011 - Present             Warner Stained Glass: Mosaic Realism in Mosaic Allentown, PA
2011 – 2014                Seattle School of Mosaic Art | Seattle, WA
2011 - Present             Santa Barbara School of Mosaic Art | California
2011 – 2014                The Clay Studio, Intro to Mosaics |  Phila., PA
2011 - 2014                Main Line Art Center   Haverford, PA

2010 - Present             Society of American Mosaic Artists;   Instructor
2010 - Present             Institute of Mosaic Art Oakland | Berkeley, California
2009 – 2013                Maplestone Gallery    Ontario, Canada
2009, 2010                  Abington Art Center  Jenkintown, PA

2009 - present             Main Line School Night Radnor, PA

2009 - 2014                 Ciel Gallery  Charlotte, NC
2009 - Present              Sweet Mabel Gallery  Narberth, PA
2006 - present              Schoolhouse Senior Center Folsom, PA                                                                                                           

Publications

Groutline: Society of American Mosaic Artists: Fall 2010, Working With Older Adults in Mosaic: Mosaics for Seniors  Newsletter 2010
Mosaic Fine Art, Carol Shelkin: Featured Artist | Portraits | Irit Levy, Pam Givens 2011
Breakout! Your Pathway to Success, Brit Hammer-Dijcks, 2011
Craft Magazine: Mosaic Art Pumps, Volume 9, Page 95

Professional Affiliations
British Association for Modern Mosaics (BAMM)
Mosaic Society of Philadelphia; Founding Member and President 2011 - 2017
Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen – Juried in as Master Artisan
Society of American Mosaic Artists