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Knee Surgery

Recuperating from partial knee replacement surgery with Bipolar Schizoaffective Disorder   Celebrated my 29th wedding anniversary and 41 years of togetherness with my husband, Joe at the Cheesecake Factory in Portland tonight. It is my first social outing since two weeks ago just before I had knee replacement surgery.  I am using a cane to … Continue reading

KEYNOTE AIDS

I still grieve for my brother as if his death happened yesterday   Carrying on with my loving memory of my brother Doug, today, who died of AIDS on September 16, 1990, when he was thirty-two years old. And thinking of all the wonderful things he did for me, my family, and the world. The … Continue reading

ARTWORK Soul Boxes

Making soul boxes from images of my paintings   Yesterday, I got together with two precious ladies of common interests, and we made Soul Boxes to comfort the victims of gun violence and to let them know we stand for them. My friend, Linda, took a picture of our boxes in a pattern of a … Continue reading

ABOUT Aretha Franklin

Words cannot express what a shock Aretha Franklin’s death came to me   She was an incredibly beautiful and talented woman, artist, and icon and could lift me out of depression with her dynamic voice. I will miss her. Painting Red Summer Rose by Sherry M. Joiner

Sherry’s Events Painting Exhibit

Exhibiting thirteen of my paintings at Oak Grove Water Services   I have the wonderful opportunity to display my oil paintings at the Oak Grove Water Services, 14496 SE River Rd. Oak Grove, Oregon, August 1st-November 1st, 2018, Monday through Friday 8 AM- 5 PM. Please come by and enjoy the display. Hope to see … Continue reading

Great Grand Baby

What a wonderful day yesterday was   The Thai Soccer team was rescued and I held in my arms for the first time, my great grandchild, Grace Elanor. She is a beauty with lots of beautiful dark hair. A 6 lb. 4oz. adorable sweet pea.

ARTWORK People’s Choice

More results from my entry at the Multnomah County Fair   Overwhelmed with happiness. Yesterday, I had the honor to receive a People’s Choice Award for my painting of the Indian Chief, Chief Standing, from the President of the Art Board Committee at the Multnomah County Fair. He said that the viewers voted on it … Continue reading

ARTWORK NAMI Walks

Princess Warrior by Sherry Joiner   Wishing I could make it to the NAMI Northwest Walks today at the Vera Katz Esplanade and hoping that everyone has a wonderful walk for mental health and to stomp out stigma. However, I am a Warrior. Next week I am invited to exhibit three of my pieces of … Continue reading

SHERRY GOES SANE

May, Mental Health Month   Please visit Amazon Books, Sherry Goes Sane by Sherry Joiner for May, Mental Health Month. Kirkus Reviews writes- Sherry Goes Sane is an “Affecting, honest memoir useful to anyone trying to understand life with psychosis.”  

ABOUT Moonlight Event

Art Exhibition at Moonlight Coffeehouse   Moonlight Coffeehouse, SE McLoughlin, Milwaukie, Oregon, on Saturday night, April 21, 2018, hosted North Clackamas Arts Guild twenty-fifth Anniversary Art Show with me and my painting of the old man and his pipe, “Reflecting on Life,” photographed by Monroe Photography. Painting below. Thanks for coming in and enjoying yourselves.