Figurative painting, etching, printmaking, drawing and woodblock printing. Trained at The City and Guild School and The Slade, moving down to St Ives in 1970.
Having exhibited in London and throughout the UK Sheila’s interest in printmaking peaked and she undertook studies with Dorothea White of Studio Prints. Her works have subsequently toured with the Arts Council, and she has exhibited at the Royal Academy and in mixed shows worldwide..
In 1990, with a group of artists who also worked in the medium
of printmaking she was part of the Porthmeor Printmakers, these to include the highly acclaimed Stephen Dove, John Emanuel and Roy Ray. Their combined portfolios of work giving much needed support financially to both the Penwith Gallery and the educational facilities of Tate St Ives.
Much of Sheila’s work revolves around women, their lives,
relationships and their position in society.