Shelly Leitheiser

Artist Statement:

Shelly works primarily in acrylics and watercolor in her painting. Her work includes representational, expressionistic, and abstract art. She loves doing illustrative scenes, wildlife, and environmental artwork.  Shelly works with various mediums and types of paint, often combining them to get different effects, so her paintings are very unique and varied.

Shelly studied art in college for 4 years and prior to was awarded an illustration certificate from a 2 year art course. She’s won awards for her art work and has been accepted into many juried shows in Minnesota.  Her art has been selected for specialized work such as logo design, illustration, print art, and book cover work. She has sold paintings online throughout the country and has  exhibited her paintings throughout dozens of Minnesota businesses and galleries over the last 20 years.

Shelly welcomes commissioned work on any subject, especially work from photos. She also welcomes web design work for artists and photographers.



Art of Impact,

Universal Concepts Art


Samples of Shelly’s  art work: