Christopher Sheils worked commercially in Melbourne winning the Victorian Advertising Photographer of the Year in1999. In 2001 he switched professions to nursing working with people with neurodegenerative disorders and then acute psychiatry. He developed an interest in the neurosciences particularly visual perception and it is this knowledge which underpins the structure of the images and the unique application of depth and spacial orientation illusions in the manner of Escher. He is represented in Los Angeles by Fabrik Projects and is a member of the Soho Photo Gallery in New York. His work is in public and private collections in Australia, United States and Europe.