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Artist Sheryl Waugh


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Biography


I grew up with the sights, smells and sounds of a working farm while my Dad plowed and my Mom milked.  I am inspired smelling the fresh earth and breathing clean air of the countryside as I view the ever changing colors of the land, skies and water.
 
My husband and I  are blessed to live in a  beautiful rural community in Tennessee which is a haven for a landscape artist. I love painting old barns, houses and country churches in their landscapes because they have such a story to tell of the people living and working there. We also have a get away home in Pass Christian, Mississippi where I will spend many hours painting the beautiful Marsh and Bayou as well as Marinas.  My wish is to capture the stories on my canvas, while allowing your imagination to create your own personal story as you live with my art.
 
 Many artists, friends, family members and especially my husband,  have inspired and encouraged me to push forward with my dream of painting. I was 2020 President of The Chestnut Group, which is a wonderful organization of over 200 artists who are Plein Air artists painting the outdoors. I have studied under many of the top artists from all over the the United States and Italy such as Dawn Whitelaw, Roger Dale Brown, Kathie Odom, Rachael McCampbell, Quang Ho, Matt Smith, Shanna Kunz and many other outstanding educators striving to do my very best. I will sit in the wonderment of the scene to be painted and study it in great depth examining the colors, reflections and shadows. I cannot paint just anything. I study a scene until one speaks to me, then and only then, I will know if it will be a nice painting and tell a good story. If my art [...]

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