Sherry had 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. 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. She is the owner of MOON ART Studio; a visual artist 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 and designer for VIDA, an e commerce company of collaborating artists and makers who provide literacy programs for their makers. You can view selected works at : - and Facebook- @sdmcgrathmoonart, and Instagram: sdmc_moonart
Sherry resides in Pemberton Township, New Jersey with her husband, Tim and their four cats. Sherry and Tim have an adult son, Cory, a musician, who is very successful and talented in the computer and music industry.
Professional Affiliations Include:
Burlington County Art Guild, Inc., Willingboro Art Alliance, Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, About the Art Gallery Space, 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 Shadow", 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
40th Annual Open Juried Art Exhibition - Smithville Annex Gallery 2016
Members' Exhibition & Sale: Medford Arts Center 2016
Plein Air Event-Vincentown, NJ - 2018
Current- Newsletter Editor and Publicity/Burlington County Art Guild, Inc.
Medford Arts Center - Docent
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
Favorite Charities: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital; ASPCA; Humane Society - Popcorn Park, Forked River, NJ; National MS Society; American Cancer Society; Wounded Warrior Project; Toys For Tots