Sheilah ReStack was born and raised in Caribou River, Nova Scotia and is currently Associate Professor Photography at Denison University. She has BFA from NSCAD University, Halifax and MFA from Goldmiths College, London.
"Conflating the miraculous with notions of chance and arbitrariness, Sheilah ReStack’s work alludes to religious motifs from a perspective of a sincere and heartbroken skeptic. It often centers around the empty center, an impossibility that she bravely faces while connecting history, land and personal experience into fluid and surprising actions within her artistic practice."
From Interview with Leeza Meksin for Temporary Contemporary, December 2012.