Nora Shields was born in Pittsburgh, PA and lives in Los Angeles, CA. She received a Master of Fine Art from Art Center College Of Design, Pasadena, CA in 2010 and a Bachelor of Arts from University Of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand in 1998. Shields’s work was featured in Truth Syrup, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA (2016) and has been included in artist-driven projects such as Electric Banquet, Southfield, Detroit, MI (2018); Re-Planetizer, Regina Rex, New York, NY (2016); Total Work, Elder House, Los Angeles, CA (2015); Interstice, Project Art Space, New York, NY (2014); and The Birthing Valley of the Blood Poppies, Actual Size, Los Angeles, CA (2011).