Academic Qualifications 

PhD: An industrial craft reinstated: a printmaker’s perspective on tissue transferware, Centre for Print Research, UWE, Bristol

MA: Multidisciplinary Printmaking, distinction, UWE, Bristol

BA (Hons) Fine Art, first class, BCU, Birmingham 

Post Graduate Diploma in Education, University of Worcester


Research Interests

Ceramics and printmaking


Material thinking

The reimagining of traditional craft processes with new technologies

Museum archives and the evocative object: absence and presence

Academic and artist publications

Sheppy, L. (2023). An industrial craft reinstated: a printmaker’s perspective on tissue transferware. PhD, University of the West of England. Available from:

Sheppy, L.C. (2023) A Future for Tissue Transferware. The California Printmaker., pp. 41-43.

Power, V. (2022) Overlooked and Obsolete. Pressing Matters. 21, p. 8.

Summer of Print and Books Launches for IMPACT 12 (2022) Available from:

Impact 12 Full Conference Publication (2022) Available from: file:///Users/lisasheppy/Downloads/Impact%2012%20Full%20Conference%20Publication%202022.pdf

Frances, M. (2018) In the Limelight. Glass Network: The Cgs Magazine. 69.

Ruskin Glass Centre (2015) British Glass Biennale 2015. Stourbridge: Ruskin Glass Centre.

Cass, N., ed. (2012) Wildness Between Lines. Brighouse: Leeds College of Art.

Ruskin Glass Centre (2010) British Glass Biennale 2010. Stourbridge: Ruskin Glass Centre.


Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions 

2022    Impact 12, UWE, Bristol; exhibitor and Conferance speaker 

2016    Affordable Garden Art Competition, Showborough House, Gloucestershire

2015    British Glass Biennale, selected artist, Stourbridge, West Midlands

2014     ‘Soul to Sole’, Croome Redefined, The National Trust, Croome, Worcestershire.

2014    Selector at Affordable Garden Art Competition, Showborough House, Gloucestershire

2014     Charingworth House, Winchcombe Art Trial, The Cotswolds

2013    ‘Ways of Seeing’ ‘Art for Life’, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton

2013     Winds of Change Gallery, Winchcombe, The Cotwolds.

2013    The Quartz Festival, Queens College, Taunton, Somerset

2013    ‘Craftsense’ Bilston Craft Gallery, Wolverhampton

2013    Grow! Pop Up! The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

2013    Spike Open Print Exhibition, Spike Island, Bristol

2013     Affordable Garden Art Competition and Exhibition, Showborough House, Gloucestershire

2013     Black Swan Arts Open Competition, Frome, Somerset

2013     “Re-Visioning the Brontës’ University of Leeds, Speaker

2012     ‘Wildness Between Lines’, Leeds College of Art

2011     Showborough House Garden Exhibition, Showborough, Gloucestershire

2011     ‘Glass Wear 2011,’ London Glassblowing Gallery, Bermondsey, London

2011     ‘The Affordable Art Fair, Bristol, with Spike Print Studio

2011     ‘Heavenly Sent’ London Glassblowing Gallery, Bermondsey, London

2010     ‘Essence’ Selected artist London Glassblowing Gallery, Bermondsey, London

2010     British Glass Biennale, selected artist, Stourbridge; Prize winner

2010     Selected work for contemporary glass display, Stoke-on-Trent Museum and Art Gallery

2010     Spike Open Exhibition, Spike Print Studio, Bristol

2009     ‘Impact 6’ UWE, Bristol

2009    Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, 7th Open Print Exhibition; Prize winner

2009    ‘Rising Stars’, Studio Fusion Gallery, Oxo Building, London

2009    MA Degree Show, Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking, UWE, Bristol



2001 – 2017: Foundation Diploma in art and Design, International Foundation and Pre-Masters in art and design. Course leadership roles

Birmingham City University International

Worcester School of Art and Design

Malvern College