Curriculum Vitae

Solo show:
Sept – Nov 2015 Minerva Theatre, Chichester

Open Exhibitions:                                                                                                                   July 2021/Aug 2021 Our Lockdown Journey Northlight Gallery, Stromness, Orkney
Sussex Open 2017 July 2017 to October 2017 Towner Gallery Eastbourne,
Small Faces March 2017 to April 2017 Southampton Showcase
Stride Open Competition 2016 October, Oxmarket
December 2015 Journeys Exhibition, Oxmarket
September 2014 Stride Open Exhibition, Chichester,
July 2014 & 2013 Artists United Exhibition – Foundry Gallery Lewes
June 2014 Royal Naval Officers’ Club (Portsmouth festivities)
2001 Art of the Stitch International Exhibition – Textile Installation “Clearly Wrapped Up’– Mall Gallery and Harrogate (Embroiderers’ Guild Open International exhibition)

Group exhibitions.                                                                                                              July/August 2023 What Lies Beneath with Artel, Oxmarket Chichester                                     June 2023 One Photograph, 20 artists, Tapestry exhibition at Brighton Library                                21 June to 3 July 2022 Lockgate 200 with ARTEL, Oxmarket Chichester                                 May 2022 A Pick of Small Woven Tapestries British Tapestry Group (SE) Brighton Library.         July 2021 Heallreef 2021, Tapestry Exhibition Oxmarket Chichester.                                           June/July 2021 Alchemy with Artel, Oxmarket Chichester,                                                         Dec 2019-Jan 2020 Artel 100, New Park Centre Chichester                                                   August 2019 Fragment Exhibition with Artel, Oxmarket Chichester
August 2018 Elemental Exhibition with Artel, Oxmarket Chichester
December 2016 Cripps Building Tunbridge Wells
June 2016 – Sept 2016 King’s Hill Village Kent
Feb 2016 to April 2016 JMH Stallard, Crawley
Sept 2015 MA Degree Show – artOne Chichester University
Jan-Feb 2015 Emergence exhibition, Otter Gallery 2015
April 2014 Oxmarket Chichester
November 2013 – Insights – Artspace Portsmouth
July/August 2013 – Seawhite Studios exhibition
July 2013 Unity Artists’ Summer Exhibition – the Guildhall, Chichester
May 2012; 2011; 2010; 2009 – Calstock Festival exhibition Limekiln Gallery.
May 2002 – Foyer Gallery – University of Creative Arts – Farnham
1995 – 97 – Rackham Art exhibitions with Emily Ball’s Students

Open Studios
May 2016, 2015, 2014; 2013; 2001 – Chichester
August 2009 – Drawn to the Valley (Tamar Valley)
August 1995 – Arundel Gallery Trail

Memberships:                                                                                                                             ARTEL Contemporary Art                                                                                                  Wealden Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers.                                                                           British Tapestry Group

Residencies
April 2015 to October 2015 – Chichester Festival Theatre.                                                             5 September 2022 to 9 September 2022 – Emily Ball at Seawhites

Bibliography.                                                                                                                         Winter 2020 Warmth Issue Ply Magazine, Kansas City USA Reusing and Repairing – Recycling Warmth                                                                                                                                    January 2001 Embroidery magazine (publication of the Embroiderers’ Guild of Great Britain) – article ‘Less is More’

Other
2014 – Member of the Student Selection Committee for the acquisition and purchase of paintings by Peter Iden for the art collection of the University of Chichester
May 2013 – Pecha Kucha at Pallant House
1995 Embroiderers’ Guild HQ Hampton Court Palace – Sketchbook on display in library

Education
2018 to July 2021 West Dean Foundation Diploma in Tapestry Weaving                                     2015 University of Chichester MA Fine Art
(Merit)
2004 Chichester College C&G Silversmithing
2002 Surrey Institute of Art and Design BA(Hons) Fine Art
1995-7 Chichester College C&G Embroidery Parts 1 and 2

Teaching                                                                                                                               Sehila gives informal workshops to her Spinning Guild and to a group of artists based in Bognor Regis                                                                                                                                     1998 to 2003 Teaching City & Guilds Embroidery at Chichester College and Bognor Community College                                                                                                                                       Also teaching asylum seekers at HMP Haslar 2001-2002