Sheila Robinson
1925 - 1988

Born in Nottinghamshire, Sheila Robinson studied at the local Art School and then at the Royal College of Art where she came under the influence of Edward Bawden. An accomplished printmaker she developed to a high quality the cardboard-cut. After her marriage to Bernard Cheese she moved to Bardfield End Green, where they worked on their own commissions and with Bawden. She brought up two children, undertook book illustration and regular work for the Post Office and BBC, before becoming a full-time lecturer in illustration at the Royal College, after which she seriously curtailed her own work.