Shelley lives in Santa Cruz, California and has a BFA in 3D Fine Arts from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia. Her current body of work reflects an exploration of the human relationship with the urban environment. The inspiration for her pieces is drawn from architectural elements. Jewelry is such a personal item which allows the wearer to be an active part of the artwork. Shelley thinks of jewelry as wearable sculpture. These pieces are designed to be one of a kind art jewelry.