1921-1980 Taught Art & Pottery in Comprehensive Schools . Began using- ANIMATION AS COMMUNICATION in 1973

1974 Tate Gallery commission Sheila to make WILLIAM BLAKE to coincide with their "Blake " exhibition.
Created it in their Sculpture Hall to share with EDUCATIONAL Groups and the general public. Demonstrating how animation can be
used to help peple LEARN in an entertaining way

1978 Created her most popular "Art History" film MONDRIAN screened in Open Univeristy and Blue Peter and today in His house in Amersfoort

1980 Animated EVOLUTION in 4 minutes. her last film created before she turned professional.

1984/6 South Tyneside LEA invite Sheila to be their -EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT FOR MEDIA AND THE ARTS

1991-2004 Tyne & Wear Museum Service Commission many documantaries -incuding .SUNDERLAND STORY

1993/4 1st ever ANIMATED EDUCATIONAL CD ROM in the UK -Maximania & Max and the Machines>- 5.15 into this video

1997 onwards CREATING BOOKS To help families deal with Death and Illness

1997 NATIONAL BACK PAIN SOCIETY "The Back Bears" Activity Pack to help youngsters look after their backs.

2002 Discovery Museum Newcastle CDROm Pack "WESTALL’S WAR" - RTS NE-Commendation and Best Digital Designer 2002

2009 VISITING PROFESSOR at the University of Sunderland - Research led to Book/Intercative CD Animation a Handy Guide"

2005-2015 Working with "THE BROTHER'S OF CHARITY" WATERFORD- Running art/animation classes with adult special needs groups.

2019 Running animation workshps in schools using ipads... as a way in to learning -MORTIMER PRIMARY WORKSHOP





adding animation to educational cd