Artist biography

Sheila FELL b. 1931

Painter, mainly of Cumberland landscapes. Born 20 July 1931 in Aspatria, in the mining district of Cumberland. Studied at Carlisle School of Art 1948–50, and at St Martin's School of Art 1950–3 under Vivian Pitchforth and John Napper. First one-man exhibition at the Beaux Arts Gallery 1955. Awarded the Second Prize in the Junior Section of the John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 1957 and the Boise Travelling Scholarship to Greece 1958. Joined the teaching staff of the Chelsea School of Art 1960. She now lives in London but makes frequent visits to Cumberland.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I