Sheila Donaldson Walters (1920-2013)

Sheila Donaldson was born in London, her mother was from Suffolk, her father from Dublin. Her father had been wheelchair bound following WWI, and passed away when she was just five years old. Sheila and her twin sister, were brought up in Beckenham by their mother and their grandmother. The girls were educated in boarding schools in Surrey and Hertfordshire and it was at her senior school that Sheila developed her love of drawing and painting and began to win awards for her artwork.