Sheila from Shields

The life and art of local illustrator Sheila Graber (and her cat)

Painting of the Groyne lighthouse


1 April 2021

Visitor information

From 1 April 2021.

Free entry, donations welcome

First floor exhibition space 

*The dates of this exhibition may be subject to change, given the current COVID-19 health situation. 


This new exhibition delves into the life, art and inspiration of animator and trailblazing teacher Sheila Graber from South Tyneside (and her cat).

Sheila Graber is a passionate advocate for the creativity that exists in everyone, and has developed animation and inspired students for generations. 

This retrospective exhibition produced by Sheila explores her life journey and world view of everyone as an artist. 

For a flavour of Sheila's upcoming exhibition see her website


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