Sheila Carr is a multi-talented artist, composer, and technophile. She loves classical music and composes music for piano and orchestral instruments, with a particular passion for strings. Her interests span from marine life to space exploration, giving her a wide range of inspiration for her art. She draws inspiration from her love of the natural world. She has a rotating array of hobbies, including fixing sewing machines, gardening, teaching digital painting classes, and reading. She averages 75+ books in a given year, her favorite genres being science, science fiction, and fantasy (in that order.) She also enjoys cooking, especially Thai cuisine and vegetarian dishes. Little-known fact: Sheila is ambidextrous and can write backwards and forwards with both hands (in cursive, no less!)
Sheila is a well-rounded artist, with a wealth of knowledge and experience that she brings to her art and to her career. She is the Curator for the Gateway Art Gallery in downtown Lake City, Florida, where her passion for art intersects her passion for people and community engagement. With a diverse creative background—having been a professional photographer and web/graphic designer for many years—Sheila currently helps local businesses grow by leveraging the internet and social media, as well as using music in marketing to help them grow and succeed.