(also known as Jodi “Shen” Goldman-Hallford)

Shen made a name for herself as San Francisco Bay Area’s first female graffiti artist in the 80’s. She studied under John Pugh, Mark English and Fred Otnes. Her formal art education was at the Illustration Academy, Kansas City.

She was a featured artist for NYC Comic Con and the San Jose Museum of Art. She’s produced commissioned works for icons such as Carroll Shelby, Jack Nicholson, Liza Minelli, Don Cheadle and William H. Macy.

Shen’s CV is presented below.


(also known as Jodi “Shen” Goldman-Hallford)



2015-2022 Gold Mountain Gallery, Telluride, CO
2015-2022 La Tour, Vail, CO
2011-2022 Studio 57 Fine Art Gallery, NYC, NY
2021 “Set Free” Community Mural, St. David’s Episcopal Church, Austin, TX
2015-2020 House of Blues, various locations, USA
2019 “Cherish Life” Community Mural, Spring, TX
2019 Solo Show: “The Art of Pop” Beckendorf Center, Lone Star College, Tomball, TX
2019 “Art Imago Dei”, CFBC, Spring, TX
2018 “RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom”, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
2017 Solo Show: “:ShenShen210: The Art of Pop”, Gallery 8, Avon (Vail), CO
2017 “Burtonesque”, East End Studio Gallery, Houston, TX
2017-2019 Gallery 8, Avon Colorado
2015-2019 Park City Fine Art, Park City, UT
2015-2019 Old Towne Gallery, Park City, UT
2015-2017 Art Mecca of Charleston, Charleston, SC
2016-2017 Vilar Performing Art Center, Vail, CO
2014-2017 The Metropolitan, Beaver Creek (Vail), CO
2011-2017 NYC Comic Con, NYC, NY
2014-Vail Art Festival, Vail, CO
2014-2015 “Art on the Rockies”, Edwards(Vail), CO
2013-2016 Walt Horton Fine Art Gallery, Beaver Creek(Vail), CO
2014 The Kessler Collection, Beaver Creek(Vail), CO
2012-2014 The Ritz-Carlton, Beaver Creek(Vail), CO
2012 Solo Show: “The Quest for Love”, Alpine Arts Center, Edwards(Vail), CO
2011 Vail Jazz Festival, Vail, CO
2011 Village Frame Art Gallery, Houston, TX
2011 “ArtExpo”, Jacob Javits Center, NYC, NY
2011 Green Horse Gallery, Manitou Springs, CO
2010-2015 Seven Arrows Art Gallery, Woodland Park, CO
2005 Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
2005 San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
2005 “Hands Up”, Los Gatos, CA
2004 “The Rodeo Collection”, Beverly Hills, CA
2003 “Affaire of the Gardens”, Beverly Hills, CA
2000-2003 Kensington Art Gallery, Campbell, CA
2000 Main Street Gallery, Novato, CA
1999 “Artists for Peace and the Environment”, Woodstock, NY
1999 “La Strada dell’ Arte”, Kansas City, MO
1999 Mio Vicino, San Jose, CA
1999 “Sausalito Art Festival”, Sausalito, CA
1998 Exclusive Collections Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1998 Montague Art Galleries @ ART 54, SoHo, New York
1996 “Tapestry in Talent”, San Jose, CA
1995 Nordstrom, San Jose, CA
1992 “A Thousand Points of Light: Dialogue on the future of San Jose”,
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
1992 “Art and the Figure” Saratoga, CA
1992 “Olympiad of the Arts” Villa Montalvo Center for the Arts, Saratoga, CA
1990 Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA
1987 “Street Art” The Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
1986 Installations in Graffiti Art, San Jose Museum of Art
1985 “De Anza Days”, Cupertino, CA


2019 Commissioned Mural “The Warrior”, Int’l. Fine Art Fund, Rosebud Reservation, SD
2018 Commissioned painting for Texas Supreme Court Judge, John Devine, Austin, TX
2017 Painted award winning Bentz Luxury handbag, New York Fashion Week, NY
2016 Commissioned portrait for actor William H. Macy, Aspen, CO
2015 Commissioned “PEAK” Mural by Homestake Peak School, Eagle-Vail, CO
2014 Commissioned painting for posters, Town Hall of Minturn, Minturn(Vail), CO
2014 Commissioned Mural for Oakwood Homes, Murray, UT
2013 Commissioned painting for Mississippi Governor, Phil Bryant, MI
2013 Actor Emilio Estevez acquired work
2013 Commissioned Mural for The Vail Skate Park, Vail’s Art in Public Places, Vail, CO
2013 Commissioned Mural for The Vail Child Development Center, Vail, CO
2013 Commissioned painting for actor Don Cheadle, Los Angeles, CA
2011 Commissioned by musician Bruce Springsteen Band member Clarence Clemons, NY
2011 Commissioned mural by the town of Avon for USA Pro Cycling Challenge, CO
2005 Commissioned “A Future with a Promise”, 55’ x 12’ mural, Livermore, CA
2003 Created painting for actor Jack Nicholson, Beverly Hills, CA
2003 Created painting for actress Liza Minelli, Beverly Hills, CA
1999 Designed Art for Fashion, Bebe, San Francisco, CA
1998 Created swimsuits for USA Olympic Synchronized Swim Team, San Jose, CA
1997 Painted AC Cobra for automotive designer Caroll Shelby, San Jose, CA
1990 Created set design for Hip Hop artist MC Hammer, Hayward, CA
1990 Created apparel for R&B Group Tony! Toni! Toné!, Hayward, CA
1989 Personalized gift for actor Clint Eastwood, Carmel, CA

Public Events

2019-2022 “Mighty Oaks Warrior Gala”, (Rehabilitation for Veterans with PTSD) Spring, TX
2019-2021 “Hands of Justice Gala”, (Anti human trafficking fundraiser) Spring, TX
2018-2022 “Night To Shine”, sponsored byThe Tim Tebow Foundation, Spring, TX
2017 Dan Crenshaw Election Celebration, The Houstonian, Houston, TX
2016 “Sundance Film Festival”, Park City, UT
2016 Ziggy Marley Concert, Ford Amphitheater, Vail, CO
2013-2015 First Descents Black Tie Gala, (Cancer Survivors) Beaver Creek(Vail), CO
2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge First Place Poster Contest Winner, Beaver Creek(Vail), CO
2012 Mural Artist, USA Pro Cycling Challenge, Beaver Creek(Vail), CO
2011 Keynote Speaker, NYC Contemporary Art Fair, Jacob Javits Center,NYC, NY
2001-2003 Workshops in Airbrush, San Jose, CA


2012-2022 Blogger/Writer for American Artist’s Online Magazine, “Artist Daily”
2019 Featured article, “Stables Magazine”, Spring, TX
2014 KQED Arts, “Bay Area Graffiti: The Early Years”
2014 Featured article – “The Vail Daily”, Vail, CO
2013 Featured article – “The Vail Daily”, Vail, CO
2012 Featured article – “The Vail Daily”, Vail, CO
2011 Featured article – “The Vail Daily”, Vail, CO
2000 Featured article, “Fine Art Magazine”
2005 Pictured in book, “The Murals of John Pugh, Beyond Trompe L’Oeil”
1999 Featured article, “The Willow Glen Resident”, San Jose, CA
1997-1999 Airbrush Action Magazine, writer and workshop instructor
1995 NBC Morning News, feature, San Jose, CA
1988 Featured on TV show “Home Turf” showcasing hip hop teens in the SF Bay Area, CA


1998 The Illustration Academy, Kansas City, MI
1998 Studied under Master Golden Age American Illustrators Mark English and
Fred Otnes, Kansas CIty, MI
1998 Studied under Master Illustrators Gary Kelley, C.F. Payne, & Greg Spalenka,
Kansas CIty, MI
1997 Apprenticed under illustrator Michael Cacy, Portland, OR
1994 Apprenticed under Trompe L’oeil Master, John Pugh, Los Gatos, CA
1990-1992 Fine Art, West Valley College, Saratoga, CA
1987-1991 Apprenticed full time under Art Professor, “Sun Bear” (Donald Espinosa),
San Francisco, CA