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Sheilagh Dyson

A mixed media artist with a love of photography, I like to produce imaginative contemporary pieces, specialising in image transfer techniques.  Wherever possible, I love to create art with a functional twist - felted or stitched bags, textile corsages, jewellery and tiny beaded fairies.  I have a passion for recycling - fabrics, wool, broken and unloved ‘treasures’, breathing new life into them – an ethos inherited from my mother since childhood.

Retail Outlets

Nucleus Gallery, regular exhibitor
Rochester, Kent
Harpers Gift & Coffee Shop
Maidstone, Kent


Exhibitions and Awards

Bentlif Open Art Prize, Maidstone Museum 
Maidstone, Kent, 2015
Edgelands, joint exhibition with Cas Holmes 
Coastal Currents Arts Festival, Hastings, 2014
Art in the Dockyard , Artist of the Dockyard (overall winner), 
Chatham Dockyard, Kent, 2013
Transpositions, VIR-Art
Kent Life, Maidstone, Kent, 2012
Art in the Dockyard , Highly Commended, Mixed Media,
Chatham Dockyard, Kent, 2011
Morsbags Competition , Category Winner,
Knitting & Stitching Show, London, 2010
Art in the Dockyard , Best in Show, Mixed Media,
Chatham Dockyard, Kent, 2008