Shelley Tate Garner was born in Denison, Texas but has
resided in southern Oklahoma for the past 29 years. Her
career brought her back to the arts community of Denison in
2003 where she continues to work and teach at her studio in
the heart of historic downtown.
She graduated from
Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of
Fine Arts, Cum Laude, specializing in painting and ceramics.
Her interest has focused primarily on contemporary
abstraction and non-representational painting, but also
reaches into sculpture, graphics, and other mixed-media
applications. Since school, she has been featured in
numerous group exhibitions across the southwest region and
recently completed a solo showing.
Shelley Tate Garner has
received numerous awards for her painting and sculpture
works. Her work is included in prominent private and
corporate collections across the United States, Canada, and