Shelah (pronounced 'shell-ah) is a fine artist living in Massachusetts. She has a B.A. in English Literature from Brown University, an M.F.A. in Painting from the University of Texas an San Antonio, and a B.S. in Computer Science from University of Massachusetts/Dartmouth.

She first exhibited at the age of 22 in “Ladies of Shalott: A Victorian Masterpiece and its Contexts” (List Gallery, Brown University, 1983), where her work hung alongside the Victorian greats William Holman Hunt and John William Waterhouse. Since then she has exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the United States, and her work has appeared in Marie Claire Japon, Art in America, and on the BBC, and has been treated in scholarly books and monographs.

She is currently represented by Galatea Gallery in Boston's SOWA district and Atlantic Works in East Boston.