Shelley Heffler is an artist who takes her inspirations from traveling, cartography, and digital images from NASA. She has been fortunate to have lived in Spain and travel to many places including, China, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iran. Her paintings reflect the shifting boundaries of land through climate change, erosion and political metamorphosis. "I create hybrid paintings confronting the unsettling engagement of human alterations to land and earth. I am inspired by science and ecological systems that represents an interconnectedness in the world we share."