Sherry had been primarily self-taught but also studied Fine Art and Advertising Design at Mercer County College in Trenton, NJ. She won her first 1st place award at the age of 16 and sold her first painting at 15yrs. of age. Her works consists of a variety of mediums and subject matter; from abstract to animals and landscapes. Her style is whimsical and is inspired by nature. She has previous work experience in Screen Printing and Visual Merchandising/Marketing, and has been juried into numerous shows and has received awards all around NJ and PA. Her work is included in three permanent collections. She previously had positions as Exhibition Coordinator, VP and President of the Burlington County Art Guild, Inc. and continues to do volunteer work for the B.C.A.G., Inc., currently as the Publicist and Newsletter Editor and also volunteers for the Medford Arts Center. She is artist/owner of MOON ART Studio-a private home studio, working in several mediums with a specialty in ink; she displays and sells her work in shows and online with her website and others, social media; designer for VIDA, an e- commerce company of collaborating artists and makers who provide literacy programs for their makers. She is also a published author of ‘INKWORKS! Nature & Whimsy’ in hardcover available at Amazon.com. You can view selected works at : https://sdmmoonartstudio.com - and Facebook- @sdmcgrathmoonart, and Instagram: sdmc_moonart You can make direct purchases at: www.sdmmoonartstudio.com or contact Sherry directly for availability.
Sherry resides in Pemberton Township, New Jersey with her husband, Tim and their four cats.
Harpy Eagle in mixed media.
Graphite, Charcoal, Ink, Watercolor Pencils and Acrylic.
Handbags, Tote bags, Scarves, Face Coverings, Beanies & Headbands
Hanging miniatures painted in acrylic with sparkle and varnished on natural wooden slices. *Each one is a one of its kind, any imperfections in the wood is nature and cannot be modified.
Original drawings and paintings in assorted small sizes.
"Trees On the Mount", 5x7"
Scarves, Travel bags, Pouches, Totes, Headwear and more...
Professional Affiliations Include:
Burlington County Art Guild, Inc., Willingboro Art Alliance, Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, Hammonton Arts Center, An Octopus's Garden and the Medford Arts Center.
Second Place Award: "Bog Trail, Whitesbog" , Gisela Bly Juried Members Exhibit (BCAG, Inc.) 2014
Honorable Mention Award: "Wicked Forest", Medford Arts Center 2015
Best in Show: "Channeling Van Gogh", BCAG, Inc. 45th Annual Robert Ransley Open Juried Art Exhibit 2017
1st Place-Drawing: "Channeling Van Gogh", Smithville Mansion Annex Gallery-41st Annual Juried 2017
Achievement Award: "Into the Darkness", 42nd Annual Open Juried-WAA 2017
Honorable Mention Award: "Channeling Van Gogh", Medford Arts Center - 2018 Works on Paper
Shirley Cohen Memorial Award for Most Original Artwork- "Murder at Midnight", WAA Annual Open Juried Art Exhibit 2018
Honorable Mention: "On a Moonlit Hill", Medford Arts Center- 2019 Works On Paper Juried Art Exhibit
Honorable Mention #1: "Moon Shadows", BCAG, Inc. 47th Annual Robert Ransley Open Juried Art Exhibit 2019
Honorable Mention: "Into the Darkness", Hammonton Arts Center - Juried Show, Jan. 2020
Honorable Mention: "Marine Evolution", Hammonton Arts Center- Land/Seascapes Juried Show Feb. 2020
2nd Place: "On a Moonlit Hill", Hammonton Arts Center- March Women in the Arts 2020
People's Choice: "On a Moonlit Hill", Hammonton Arts Center- March Women in the Arts- 2020
1st Place: "Snowed In" Hammonton Arts Center- July "Seasons" Juried Show 2020
Honorable Mention: "The Magic Garden- Fall 2020 Fine Art Juried Exhibition-Medford Arts Center
3rd Place: "Moon Shadows" - Hammonton Arts Center, Land/Seascapes 2/2021
Honorable Mention: "Seahorse" - Mixed Media- Animals Exhibit/ Hammonton Arts Center 6/2021
1st Place: "Bog Trail"-Hammonton Arts Center 7/2021 (Seasons theme show)
Honorable Mention: "The Magic Garden"-BCAG/48th Annual Robert Ransley Open Juried Art Exhibit 2021 (Venue: Virtua Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, NJ)
2nd Place Award: "Seahorsin' Around" - 1/18/2022Hammonton Arts Center, "Anything Goes" Exhibit
3rd Place Award: "Snowy Owl" - 1/17/2022 February "Animals" Exhibit- Hammonton Arts Center.
3rd Place Award: "Barred and Blossoms"- 4/10/2022 BCAG Spring Open Juried @
The Dime -Burlington NJ
1st Place Award-Pigment: "A Place In Time" - 7/12/2022 'Seasons' Show.
(HAC) Hammonton Art Center.
People's Choice Award: "Rare Raptor" - 6/2022 RRCA Fin, Fur, Feathers Show
Best of Show Award: "Rare Raptor" - 8/2022 WAA 22'Summer Open Juried @Smithville Annex Gallery
1st Place Award: "Magic Garden"- 10/2022 WAA Annual Open Juried @ The Dime Maker Studios
Honorable Mention: "Day's End", January 2023 Nature Theme Show @Hammonton Arts Center
3rd Place: "Shattered and Broken ", February 2023, Love and Emotions Theme Show @Hammonton Arts Center
Honorable Mention: "Vibrance on the Veranda", March 2023, Women in the Arts @ Hammonton Arts Center.
Honorable Mention: "Mushroom Menagerie", May 2023, Theme show at
Hammonton Arts Center.
1st Place: Burlington County Senior Art Show 2023 (Warden's House Gallery)
Spring Meadows Senior Living for State Finals. Reception: Oct. 12th, Boathouse at Mercer Park
*Most Intricate Work Award: Gallery 50, Inc. Bridgeton, NJ- "Magenta" Show
40th Annual Open Juried Art Exhibition - Smithville Annex Gallery 2016
Members' Exhibition & Sale: Medford Arts Center 2016
Plein Air Event-Vincentown, NJ - 2018
Plein Air Event-Vincentown, NJ - 2023
Womens' Achievement Day- Mt. Holly district - Women's Club - 04/2023
Current- Newsletter Editor and Publicity/Burlington County Art Guild, Inc.
Medford Arts Center - Docent, Website
Burlington County Art Guild, Inc. Previous positions included: President, Vice-President, Exhibition Coordinator, Hospitality Coordinator and Tidings Editor.
Permanent Collections include:
Pemberton Library of Browns Mills, NJ
Chairville Elementary School of Medford, NJ
Virtua Memorial Hospital of Burlington County -Mount Holly, NJ
AtlantiCare Foundation / Pediatric Wing - Egg Harbor Twp., NJ
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge and Rehabilitation
Wounded Warrior Project