Shelley Jordon’s artwork explores interior and exterior worlds and connections between past and present experiences. Using traditional drawing and painting media applied to two dimensional artwork, animation and installation, she expresses the complex nature of memory; physical and emotional, collective and personal.   Her artwork has been exhibited at the Wexner Center for the Arts, The Frye Museum, the Portland Art Museum and international venues in Italy, Israel, Great Britain, and Germany. Awards include; the Visual Arts Fellowship for the American Academy in Jerusalem (pilot program), two Oregon Arts Commission Individual Fellowship Awards and a Fulbright-Hayes Group Travel Research Grant.  She is a Professor of Art at Oregon State University.