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Armstrong created a design named Athletes' Pride, struck on both a $25 Sterling Silver Hologram Coin (2007) and a $75 Gold Coloured Coin (2007).
Born in Owen Sound, Shelagh Armstrong is a graduate of the University of Toronto and Ontario College of Art. An Ontario Scholar, Armstrong was also the recipient of the 1985 Will Davies award for excellence in illustration. Launching her illustration career in the Canadian book industry, and working with heavy hitter publishing houses that include McClelland and Steward and McGraw-Hill, Armstrong's diverse artistic accomplishments also include book cover illustration for acclaimed authors P.D. James, Shauna Singh Baldwin and Alberto Manuel.
With her versatile artistic style, Armstrong's explored work as a courtroom illustrator, excelled at projects with retail fashion giants, and savoured engagements with top Canadian design firms. During her celebrated career, Armstrong's been commissioned for private portraits and proudly exhibits her work in private and university galleries, group and solo exhibits.