Shirley Nachtrieb, a graduate of Fontbonne College, has been a freelance artist and teacher for over 30 years. She paints and teaches throughout the United States. Her painting mediums include watercolor, pastel, acrylics, mixed media, fiber, and handmade books.
Shirley is a signature member of the Society of Layerists in Multimedia, St. Louis Watercolor Society, the International Society of Experimental Artists, and the Missouri Watercolor Society. She is a distinguished member of the St. Louis Artist Guild.
Shirley has been awarded the prestigious Grumbacher Award of Excellence four times and has been published in numerous books and magazines.