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UNITED STATES – 03-31-2020 ( — Shelley Joy, world-renowned Artist, Poet and Performer has recently been selected for the Empowered…

By Editorial Team , in PR , at April 3, 2020

UNITED STATES – 03-31-2020 ( — Shelley Joy, world-renowned Artist, Poet and Performer has recently been selected for the Empowered Woman of the Year Award for 2020 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). Her exemplary role as a female business professional in a male dominated industry displays her influence, capability and proficiency. 

Inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few women are chosen for this distinction based on their years of experience, professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities and contributions to their communities. With innovation and compassion, these women empower others to create change for future generations. 

The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami stated “Choosing Shelley for this honor was an effortless decision for our panel to make. She provides visionary leadership in a male dominated industry. Her talent and insightfulness of the arts are beyond extraordinary. We are looking forward to honoring her on stage at the Plaza Hotel in New York City for this distinction.”

As an empowering force, Shelley is being recognized for her professional experience as a Contemporary Artist over the past 30 years. Shelley’s work can be seen all over the world. In addition to her Paintings, she is also a Theatrical Artist, Poet, Songwriter and Performer. Her impressive repertoire of where her work has been showcased include, the Museo de San Miguel de Allende in Mexico, Museum of Modern Art in New York City and Toyamaya Museum in Japan.  Shelley Joy has also been credited as an exhibitor at the Vanderbilt Museum, New Atrium Museum of the Louvre, Domus Design Center, Sunda Fine Art and Blue Mountain Gallery. She has also participated in group shows with Charles Lucien Gallery, Puccio Gallery LTD and Ambassador Galleries LTD.

Shelley Joy attended the Aegina Arts Center, the New England School of Photography, the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts, and the Arts Students League in New York.  She also studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University and the American Sign Language & English Secondary School. 

Throughout her illustrious career, Shelley has received awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her amazing talents and passion for the arts. This year she will be considered to be broadcasted on the famous Reuters Building in Times Square, NYC and will be honored an Empowered Woman of the Year. In 2019, she was featured in TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine and she was selected as Top Artist of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). In past years, she was selected as Outstanding Professional of the Year by Marquis Who’s Who and featured with Who’s Who of Professional Women. 

Aside from her successful art career, Shelley Joy is widely known as a poet and performer.  She collaborates with other artists, musicians, actors and singers and she creates events so that these professionals can collaborate and network with each other. Shelley is very active within her community and is a member of the Art Students League; the Actors’ Equity Association, Broadcast Music, Inc. and SAG-AFTRA. She pays it forward by supporting charitable missions such as Doctors Without Borders, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Meals on Wheels, Habitat for Humanity and CARE.

Looking back, Shelley attributes her success to her perseverance, mentors she has had the privilege of collaborating with and staying passionate in all of her artistic works.  When she is not working, she enjoys traveling, dancing and spending time with her family. For the future she hopes to continue to inspire others with her works of art and to have her work exhibited in more museums and galleries.  

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The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. 

IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place. 

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