Who's Who of Professional Women


Shelley Joy

Renowned for her ability to create innovative artistic opportunities, Shelley Joy has thrived as an artist and performer. As a fine artist, Ms. Joy focuses on creating oil paintings to sell and display in galleries around the world. She has notably been an exhibitor at Museo de San Miguel de Allende in Mexico, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Toyamaya Museum in Japan and the New Atrium Museum of the Louvre in France, among many others. On the performance side of the spectrum, Shelley Joy prefers to collaborate with accomplished musicians, singers and actors to create events where people can come and learn something. She specializes in theatrical art. Additionally, she has written songs and poetry, as well as served as a contributing author for the book “American’s Leading Ladies,” which discusses women who positively impact the world. She herself was a featured artist in the book, along with 50 other leading ladies.

To enhance her abilities, Shelley Joy completed coursework at the Aegina Arts Center, the New England School of Photography, the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts and the Arts Students League in New York. She also studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University. Additionally, she joined prominent professional organizations like the Art Students League, the Actors’ Equity Association, Broadcast Music, Inc., and SAG-AFTRA.

Notably, Shelley Joy was named Artist of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals in 2019, and was named among the 100 Enterprising Women as an artist in Entrepreneur Magazine. She most recently held an exhibition at the Phyllis Harriman Gallery and had a spotlight feature on CUTV News Radio. When Shelley Joy has spare time, she enjoys dancing, listening to music and volunteering. Over the years, she has supported the charitable missions of Doctors Without Borders, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Meals on Wheels America, CARE and Habitat for Humanity® International.

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