Sherry Harris

2017 SHOWCASE ARTIST 


Sherry was drawing horses long before she took her first watercolor classes at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL. Also she has taken workshops with well-known watercolorist Henry Bell AWS, Jospeph Fettingis NWS, Maggie McClellan, and many others. Sherry Exhibited in the Kentucky Watercolor Society National Juried Aqueous Show in 1997, 1998 and 2000. 

Sherry grew up in Salem, Missouri, where her father raised American Saddle Bred horses. Horses have always been an inspiration for her art as well as domestic cats and other animals.  After a trip to Lexington, KY to visit the Kentucky Horse Park, she fell in love the Egyptian Arabian Horses. "The Egyptian Event was going on at the time and I saw the most beautiful horses in the world."  Since 1997 Sherry has been a commercial art exhibitor at The Egyptian Event. She donates an original watercolor painting to The Egyptian Event Auction every year. Her artwork is in private collections in the USA, Canada, Ireland, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. 


Sherry is a long time supporter and commerical exhibitor at the Egyptian Event. We are very excited for her support again for 2017!