Shelbey Dodds BFA

Shelbey Dodds received her BFA in Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing from NSCAD University in 2015.  She creates contemporary jewellery objects examining concepts of discipline and fluidity and how these terms relate to identity, intimacy, and connection.  Her work has been exhibited at home here in Halifax, as well as in Boston, MA, Washington, DC, and is soon to be on display in Toronto, ON and New York, NY.  Having recently been awarded a Professional Development Grant through Arts Nova Scotia, Shelbey traveled to Barcelona, Spain and London, England to attend the contemporary jewellery conferences: Joya Barcelona and the Goldsmith’s Fair.  Returning to Halifax, she is currently a participant of the NSCCD’s airCRAFT Residency Program. Raised in the quaint and rural Southern Ontario town of Erin - Shelbey currently resides in Halifax, Nova Scotia.