Shelby Keefe is a nationally recognized, award-winning impressionist painter, teacher and performance artist. Earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1981, she embarked on a career as a graphic designer. She became a full-time fine artist in 2005. She travels nation-wide painting, teaching and competing in plein air competitions, as well as producing work in her studio/gallery in the Third Ward in Milwaukee, Wis. She was recently published in Southwest Art and Plein Air Magazines--both being honored as the cover artist. Her paintings are collected around the country, as well as in Milwaukee corporate surroundings and public spaces. She is represented by Edgewood Orchard Galleries in Door County, Wis., the Marshall Gallery of Fine Art in Scottsdale, Ariz., Oh-Be-Joyful Gallery in Crested Butte, Colo. and Castle Gallery Fine Art in Fort Wayne, Ind.