Amelia Bates Shachoy’s work has been exhibited in juried solo and group shows in New York City, Washington, DC, and Baltimore, Maryland. In 2010, her painting "Berkshire Summer #2" was selected for the permanent collection of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She received the third place award for a painting exhibited in the Touchstone Gallery’s December 2007 show, and honorable mention awards for paintings in the July 2006 and November 2004 shows of the Capitol Hill Art League. She was represented by the Paper-Rock-Scissors gallery in Baltimore from 2003-2005.
Amelia’s art education includes a Certificate in Drawing and Painting from The Corcoran College of Art and Design, the Drawing Marathon at The New York Studio School, and courses at Parsons School of Design in New York, and The Washington Studio School. She has participated in summer residency programs of the School of Visual Arts in New York, the Vermont Studio Center, and at Ox-Bow, a program of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago located in Saugatuck, Michigan. She has also taken numerous workshops in New York and Washington, DC.