Shepard is originally from East Texas and currently lives and works in Bushwick, Brooklyn. She completed her MFA at the University of Texas at Tyler 2009 and her MS in Communications Design at Pratt in 2012. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at Borough of Manhattan Community College and also teaches in the Foundations department at Pratt Institute. She is affiliated with Loft 594 Gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn. She recently curated an exhibition there entitled, Xistential, An Exhibition About Chance as Archaeology. Recent exhibitions of her art include Spin?Art at Loft 594, Kaleidoscope at Space 776, The 6th Annual Arts in Bushwick Benefit at Grace Exhibition Space and Now You See it Now You Don’t at Terrace Gallery and Studios in London, UK.