My Article in NAMI Voice Newsletter

Bringing Peace and Happiness to the Psych Ward An article which ran in the NAMI Voice newsletter, Spring 2013 As a member of the National Alliance of Mental Illness and lecturer in a psych ward, I introduce a meditation exercise to my groups. I have everyone get comfortable and relaxed and count from toe to … Continue reading

A Favorite Memory

I was painting from a picture of a lady on a swing on a warm springs day. It was a blend of impressionism and realism and I was overcome by the feeling of peace and tranquility as I painted it. It reminded me of all the times I lectured at the psych ward and gave … Continue reading

Fair Awards

So happy to have my paintings honored and recognized at the Multnomah County Fair Memorial Weekend 2023. The theme of the Exhibit was On the Pond, My painting of Princess Warrior Overlooking the Pond that I did, took home a People’s Choice Award and First Place Ribbon, the painting I did of a yellow rose … Continue reading

Rest in Peace

To a genius, a strong, kind, and gentle soul of our time, Harry Belafonte. You are loved by many, Rest in Peace painting by Sherry M Joiner

Saudades Pele

Thank you so much Pele for being the great gigantic icon of Brazil that you are. Thank you for your athletic skills, the initiation of the game of sports, your love of sports and your love for Brazil, unity and humanity. I raise my Brazilian banner to you. You will always be missed but always … Continue reading

Christmas Flower

Christmas Flower painted by Sherry M Joiner. Celebrating Goodwill and Success, Amor, Peace, Joy, Good Health, Merry Christmas and Feliz Natal to my family in Brazil


Each Giving Tuesday in December I give a gift of tooth brushes and toothpastes to those who are in need. This December for the Betterment of Mental Health and through my Supervisor Gary Marschke, NAMI Clackamas, I was able to dress a man in a long- sleeved shirt and keep him warm with a long … Continue reading


Voting for the Life God has promised me through the People in Georgia with a leader who leads with love, hope ,and strength. Senator Rev, Warnock Painting by Sherry M Joiner


Stay safe, sensible, make wise choices, be giving and careful, live in abundance, make love and equality and forgiving be your best traits this Holiday Season. This is my painting I did of Christmas Children to lift and cheer you, Sherry M Joiner Merry Christmas!