A graduate of the University of Toronto and the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCADU), Shelagh is a professional illustrator, who has done work for advertising, packaging, books, magazines, coins, stamps and has even worked as a courtroom artist for television. A highlight for Shelagh includes illustrating the book If the World Were a Village by David Smith. It won multiple awards and has been published in over 25 languages. She teaches painting at Sheridan College. She loves illustrating for Watershed magazine, especially for writers like Dan Needles.