Shelagh Fenner Light Abstract by Shelagh Fenner


Shelagh Fenner is a British-born artist working with video, photography and mixed media.

Coming from an academic background in social science, her work is informed by an interest in the place of the individual in society.

Her practice explores the relationship between the vernacular in photography and the sacred. This includes work around memory; enchantment and the use of ritual and performance during the expression of spiritual belief.

Shelagh Fenner studied Fine Art at The Liverpool School of Art.



Liverpool School of Art
BA (Hons) Fine Art


University of Manchester, UK
B.Soc.Sci (Hons) Sociology - with focus on symbolic interactionism and mind and society
MA in Applied Social Research - with focus on qualitative research and modern cultural theory



The Baron Boulos Memorial Prize for outstanding development and achievement

University of Manchester, MA Scholarship


©2007 Shelagh Fenner -- Contact the artist