A love of old west history inspire Sheila’s paintings. The Wells family traveled by cover wagon train the early 1900’s to Arizona. She says, “I enjoy painting anything to do with the west, past and present, but especially love illustrating the tales of pioneering adventures my family experienced.” Sheila has been featured in many magazines and show. Sheila has exhibited in Cowgirl Up! shows for eleven years and was awarded both the People’s Choice Award and the Governor’s Choice Award two times each. Her career started in the tutelage of James Reynolds and a career highlight was a joint show with Jim at the Claggett-Rey Gallery.