Sheena studied furniture design at Edinburgh College of Art before changing to painting. She likes to prepare sketches and paintings on site. Her work has been described as 'atmospheric and evocative' often showing the effect of light on water and land and also the juxtaposition of new and old city buildings.
Sheena shows regularly with the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour and the Paisley Art Institute. Her work has been accepted by the Royal institute of Painters in Watercolour, Aberdeen Artists Society and the Discerning Eye, London. She has Paintings in the collections of a number of politicians including Clare Short and Jack McConnell and has been commissioned by councils and many firms and individuals in Britain and abroad.