Shelli Weiler is an artist from New York with a BA in Studio Art from Wesleyan University, where she studied photography among other digital arts practices. Her work primarily revolves around the production of fantasy and its failure, using portraiture to document performance in a non-documentarian way. Her work has been included in exhibitions at Aperture Foundation, Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center, and Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum.
She has participated in various festivals such as Landskrona Foto, Fotofestiwal Lodz, and Fotofestival Lenzburg, where she received the Gewinner Jury Award. Her work has been published in print and online magazines such as Vogue Italia, Musée Magazine, Der Greif, and Bird in Flight. Shelli is currently based in Brooklyn, surrounded by purple heart plants, desert rose succulents and disordered thoughts. She is nearly five feet tall.