Sherrie can't remember a time when she didn't have the desire to
draw or paint. As a self-taught artist, she began developing her craft at age 9
when she did my first oil painting of my 2-year old sister, Cathy.
Sherrie says, "I especially
love depicting children with animals. Being a native Texan, I also enjoy
drawing Western themes.
Although I work from photos, I feel that I am able to
capture the spirit and personality of my subjects."
Sherrie's achievements include numerous Purchase Awards and First Place awards, including
a First Place grand prize win in the Prismacolor National Art Competition. Most recently, I was commissioned by the U.S.
District Court (the Southern District of New York) for portraits of all 14 past
and present Chief Justices, which are now on display in the Manhattan
Her portraits are done primarily in pencil, or a mixed media
of pastel and colored pencil which allow the development of more precise details and sharpness unattainable through other mediums.