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Sheila Jessop 1929-2012
Some HHS members spent a pleasant afternoon on Sunday at a posthumous exhibition of works by local artist Sheila Jessop, which is currently on at the Peter Ingram Gallery, Frogmore Mill, Apsley, Hemel Hempstead, until February 24th 2013.
Sheila trained at Southend School of Art and Leeds College of Art in the late 1940's and taught art for a while. She worked in a range of media and was commissioned to to make a series of roundels of local characters, which is on display in the Cardiff Central Library, and a set of portraits in relief for St Mary's Hospital, Paddington. She exhibited regularly over the years, was active in local arts groups and instigated a new exhibition space at Hemel Hempstead Hospital.
The exhibition is well worth a visit and, as most items are for sale, this will be the last time that the body of work will be gathered together in one place.