Sheila Wood (T: 051 898616/085 8149922. E: email@example.com) graduated from Camberwell School of Art in 1970 with an Honours Degree in Fine Art, Illustration, Printmaking and History of Art. Sheila has taught and painted ever since working on a variety of different subjects in several media including oil on canvas, stained glass, pottery. Sheila was president of the Nottingham Society of Artists in the 1980s. She was commissioned by the Palace of Westminster in London to paint a Ceilidh in Celebration of the Millennium which now hangs there. She has exhibited regularly in open exhibitions in England and has had many solo exhibitions and taken part in various group shows in Ireland and England. When in Ireland, Sheila resides in Listrolin, Co. Kilkenny, 10 miles outside Carrick-on-Suir.
Her outdoor murals in Carrick-on-Suir honouring the cultural legacy of the Clancy Brothers among others have attracted much acclaim. Sheila also has mural work on display in Brewery Lane Theatre and the Tudor Artisan Hub, Carrick-on-Suir. In 2018, Sheila was commissioned to paint the Ahenny and Kilkieran High Crosses, these murals are now on display in an empty Retail Space along the Main Street, Carrick-on-Suir. Her work forms part of many important collections throughout Europe.
VENUE 3. THE TUDOR ARTISAN HUB
Sheila will be participating in the ‘Art with Voices‘ Art Installation – which will be showcased in the Tudor Artisan Hub over the Festival Weekend. Sheila has also created a lamp which will be on display upstairs in the Hub and will form part of the ‘Leave a light on’ art installation with live music which will be showcased in the Nano Nagle Chapel on Monday June 4th from 1-3pm
Coming up October 2018 Sheila has been commissioned to participate in a ‘Breast Cancer survivors’ research project – which encompasses post traumatic growth, Sheila has sketched and created 3 D pieces based on the readings from a Breast Cancer survivor’s intimate diary – this exhibition will be featured in the Tudor Artisan Hub, October 2018 as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.