About Molly


Molly Sheridan was born in England and studied art, architecture and interior design at Napier College, Edinburgh University from 1968 to 1973. Following her studies she worked in London as an Exhibition Designer. In 1975 she moved to Shiraz, Iran and became a full time artist. In 1987 she lived in Zimbabwe where she spent several years and developed a distinctive style in animal and landscape painting. She returned to Europe in 1991 settling in a small village in the French Pyrenees where she has a studio. She paints in all mediums and exhibits extensively.


 5eme Florige des Arts, St Jean, Toulouse 1994 – Medaille d’honneur

28eme Salon de Castelnaudary 1995 – Grand prix de la ville

Concours de peinture, Narbonne 1996 – 3eme prix

Prix univers des Arts, Castelnaudary 1997

Salon Pictor, Carcassonne 1997 – Premier prix

31eme Salon de Castelnaudary 1998 – Medaille d’Or

35 eme Salon de Castelnaudary 2002 – Prix du Conseill Regional du Languedoc Rousillon



    Edinburgh 1972,1973

    Shiraz, Iran 1975,1976

Tehran, Iran 1976

      Devon, England 1979 – 1987

    Harare, Zimbabwe 1988,1990

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe 1989

Carcassonne, France 1994

Wolfenbuttel, Germany 1999

London(SOAS) 1999

Bavaria, Germany 1990, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2005

Stanley, Falkland Islands 2003

Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge  2003, 2004

Denver, Colorado 2013

France – Ariege, Aude, Pyrenees Orientales 2001 ->2016


 Molly’s first book was published in 2007 entitled



This is a pictorial record on location in this sub-Antarctic island fulfilling a Shackleton Scholarship from December 2002 to March 2003

COPYRIGHT.  All images and information on this site are the property of Molly Sheridan. Reproduction, modification, distribution in any form is prohibited without written permission of Molly Sheridan.  All rights reserved.   January 2012.

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