Lisa Sheppy

Interdisciplinary artist whose practice is driven by the intervention with historical objects and material innovation

Grow! by Pop Up! Edinburgh at the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh

Grow! is the first exhibition by Pop Up! Edinburgh, an organisation created to bring art to unique and unexpected places within the city. This show is about recognizing the spirit of Edinburgh during the August festival season, and uniting artists Read more…


YouTube film of 2010 British Glass Biennale

I’ve just found this short film of The 2010 British Glass Biennale, which has a very brief shot of ‘Charlotte’s Dress’. The 2010 British Glass Biennale on YouTube


Black Swan Arts Open Competition 2013

‘Lost Pockets’ has been selected for the Black Swan Arts Open Competition and I travelled to Frome in Somerset yesterday to install it. Having never been to the gallery I was really impressed with the space and the diversity and Read more…


Glass Wedding Anniversary commission

I’ve just completed this commission  for a Golden Wedding Anniversary. I was provided with a beautiful black and white wedding photograph from 1963 and asked to create a piece from this. I used opaque and white lacy bullseye glass with Read more…


New membership profile on Axis

  I’ve just found out that my application to Axis has been successful! I’m really excited about being part of a lively professional artist community and showcase my work to a wider audience.           Lisa Sheppy Read more…


‘Re-Visioning the Brontës’: Conference 29th January, The Brotherton Room, University of Leeds

  ‘Re-Visioning the Brontës’ conference was an inspiring day with a rich diverse range of speakers who have sited the Brontës and their legacy as an influence on their work. The day began with a deeply moving, evocative music and Read more…


‘Re-Visioning the Brontës’ Conference 29th January 2013

I will be delivering a paper based on ‘Charlotte’s Dress’ at the conference next week. Looking forward to hearing the other speakers’ papers and being part of this fascinating Brontë project.   Re-visioning the Brontës Conference Programme 9:30-10:00 – Registration, coffee Read more…


‘Wildness Between Lines’ Private View

I travelled over the moors, through Haworth, to attend the private view of ‘Wildness Between Lines’ at Leeds College of Art in December. It was great to meet Nick Cass who selected and curated the exhibition and meet some of Read more…


reVisioning the Brontës : Conference Tuesday 29 January 2013

I am delighted to have been asked to speak at this conference in January 2013. My paper will be on ‘Charlotte’s Dress’ and will discuss the progress of my project from initial observational drawings made at the Bronte Parsonage Museum Read more…


Charlotte’s Dress at Leeds College of Art : Wildness Between Lines : December 14th 2012- February 2nd 2013

Charlotte’s Dress is on exhibition at the Leeds College of Art in December. The exhibition has been organised by Nick Cass, who is an artist and lecturer at the University. The work in the exhibition will feature contemporary artists who have been Read more…