Sheila Cuellar-Shaffer has been working as an artist, primarily as a painter, and designer for over 15 years. A native of Palmira, Colombia, Sheila graduated with a degree in Architectural Design from the Fundación Academia de Dibujo Profesional. She also studied Fine Arts at the Instituto Departamental de Bellas Artes in Cali, Colombia. Sheila is a 2017 Flight School Fellow, an initiative of Pittsburgh Center For The Arts / Pittsburgh Filmmakers and Creative Capital.


22nd Annual, Western Pennsylvania Council for the Arts, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Ligonier, PA (upcoming)

Small Works, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Curated by Jill Larson, Bottle Works, Johnstown, PA (upcoming)

Electric Kool-Aid, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Curated by Corey Carrington, Brew House, Pittsburgh, PA

Contemplating Others, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Curated by Sean Beauford, Jask Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA


105th Annual, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

New Members, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, The Mine Factory, Pittsburgh, PA

Juried Visual Art Show, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA


Recent Works, Solo Show, 709 Penn Gallery, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust,  Pittsburgh, PA

Hispanic Heritage, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA

Hispanic Heritage Celebration, Pennsylvania State Capitol, Harrisburg, PA

Aquí, Assemble, Pittsburgh, PA

Creative Festival Finalist, Pittsburgh Technology Council/CMU/Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh, PA



Southmoreland Patrons of the Arts, Alverton, PA



18th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, Western PA Council for the Arts, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Ligonier, PA

Art in our Midst, Southern Alleghenies Museums of Art, Altoona, PA

Curator, Westmoreland Art Nationals, Youngwood, PA

Curator, Westmoreland Art Nationals, Latrobe, PA


Westmoreland Juried Biennial – Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA


17th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, Western PA Council for the Arts, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Ligonier, PA

Annual Gala, Greater Latrobe Partners in Education Foundation, Latrobe, PA


Design Art & Technology DATA Awards, Pittsburgh Technology Council, Pittsburgh, PA


Women’s Works, 709 Penn Gallery, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh, PA

Curatorial Biennial, Apexart Gallery, New York, NY


Public Art Commission, Fear the Turtle Sculptures – University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Public Art Commission , Phantastic Phil, Sponsored by Housing Authority of Jefferson County, Punxsutawney, PA


Women in Art, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA

Public Art Commission, Phantastic Phil, Sponsored by McDonalds, Punxsutawney, PA


Hispanic Heritage Festival, Office of the Mayor Manny Díaz, Miami, FL


International Biennial II, ARA Gallery, Coral Gables, FL

Conceptual Exhibit El, ARA Gallery, Coral Gables, FL

Transgressing Place, MDC, Centre Gallery, Miami, FL

Rostros, Solo Show, Clínica Peñalver, Miami, FL

Women’s Month, Latin American Art Museum, Miami, FL


105th Anniversary Celebration, Tower Theater, Miami, FL

Rituales, Power International Art Gallery, Coral Gables, FL

Diversity Collection commissioned but Royal Caribbean Cruises


Colectiva, Power International Art Gallery, Coral Gables, FL



From the Other Side, Valter Morais Art Gallery, Coral Gables, FL

Instituto Departamental de Bellas Artes, Santiago de Cali, Colombia