Sheilagh O’Leary


St. John’s native Sheilagh O’Leary is an award-winning photographer and cultural producer of Irish/M’ikmaq ancestry. With over 25 years as a community organizer and volunteer, Sheilagh is a strong advocate for social equality, environmental stewardship and healthy communities.

A mother of three and a strong proponent of mentorship, she is pursuing a Master of Fine Arts at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University and has been actively involved in municipal politics since 2009. Sheilagh is also the Deputy Mayor of St. John’s, NL.