Artist Bio

Artist, Designer Maker, Community Arts

Shirley is a full-time, professional artist working out of her art studio in Stockton on Tees.

After graduating from Cleveland College of Art and Design with a BA Hons in Textiles and Surface Design, Shirley has sold fashion fabric and interior furnishing designs in Paris, Florence, New York, Japan and London, her work has been exhibited in the Saatchi Gallery as part of ‘My Place on the Isle’, and has been a Needlework Designer for Coats Crafts supplying a variety of magazines with creative projects for readers to make, and designs for Coats adverts along with their own range of needlework projects.

Shirley graduated with a Master of Arts in Future Design at Teesside University and as a designer maker, Shirley continues to develop her work to create individual pieces to ensure that each is a unique piece of art.

Upcycled clothing, bespoke made jewellery, silk painted 3D scarves and beautiful velvet handbags are all available for purchase.  See the Art to Buy Page, Facebook Shirley Wells Art, and Etsy shop, ShirleyWellsArt