Sheila Held

Through tapestry weaving Sheila Held attempts to access the point where magic, science, religion, art, and nature intersect. She strives to initiate a dialogue with her audience and to speak to a variety of interpretations. Held has shown her work consistently for the past thirty years, most recently in a solo exhibition at The Green Gallery in Milwaukee, WI,and her work is in a number of public and corporate collections. She has also received a number of grants and awards including Fiber National Juror’s Award, Wisconsin Arts Board Individual Artist’s Fellowship, and the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fellowship established category in 2013.