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Artist Cheri Sperl


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Biography


Cheri Sperl is late to the art world, having discovered her ability to paint in the last decade.  Through online and onsite workshops with such notable artists as Colley Whisson, Chantel Barber, Keith Wicks, Kelli Folsom and Jennifer Gennari, she has developed and refined her style and skills.  She is constantly improving and exploring new styles and techniques while staying true to her artistic soul during the process.  With each piece, she creates a story to reach the viewers emotions and memories, allowing them to interject their own reality into the pieces.   Her inspirations come from life and from photos she takes of scenes which grab her attention and intrigue.  She leans towards portraits and figurative art, especially animal portraits,  but anything which catches her eye or breath may become a painting.  Her artist style has been called expressionist with vibrant brush strokes describing her subject. She also have found that many can relate to what she paints and that her art connects with the viewer. 



Awards: 
Daily Paintworks Judges pick September 2020 (Juried)
FASO Boldbrush 15% Judgest pick August 2020 (Juried)
FASO Boldbrush 15% Judges pick July 2020 for both submissions (Juried)
FASO Boldbrush 15% Judges pick June 2020 (Juried)
Daily Paintworks Judges pick April and June 2020 (Juried)
Metro Galleries, Latination 2018 Juried Exhibit, First Place
Metro Galleries, Latination 2017 Juried Exhibit, Second Place
Kern County Fair- 2018. Chairmen's Award, First, Second, Third place and Honorable Mention- juried exhibit
Kern County Fair- 2017- Bakersfield Art Association Award, First, Second, Fourth and Honorable mention- juried exhibit
Kern County Fair- 2016-  First Place, Second Place, 4th Place - Juried exhibit
Kern County Fair- 2015-  First Place,Third Place, 4th Place- Juried exhibit




Exhibits:  
Arts Council of Kern, Solo show- "California Impressions" 2019
Metro Galleries- Latination 2016, 2017, 2018
Kern County Museum of Art Juried Small Works, 2011 and 2012, 2017, 2019
Kern County Museum Art Mix exhibit 2018, 2019, 2020
Bakersfield Art Association Featured Artist Solo Show- 2018, 2016 
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