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New Zealand

Grieving   My love sympathy and sadness go out to the forty-nine people who perished at Christchurch in New Zealand and the twenty people who were seriously injured Friday. May the sorrow held by the victims, survivors and families affected by this insane act, be placed in the hopes of the country of New Zealand … Continue reading

ARTWORK Her Art

At the  Her Art Reception Tuesday night February nineteen  for the Cerimon House Exhibit   Paintings of Mardi Gras Dancer, Navajo Woman, and ‘Girl With a Pear Earring (Inspired by Vermeer), by Sherry M Joiner

ABOUT Seventy

Turning seventy is a treasure to behold   This month I celebrated two 70th birthday parties- one in Ashland with my sister, her husband, and family, and- one in Portland at the Portland Seafood Company with my Brazilian family and other family members and friends.  In Ashland at the Cabaret Theater, I saw “Beehive,” (six … Continue reading

ARTWORK Events

Dancing with bells on my toes   I am so excited to invite you to two art events that I am in. January 31, 2019 I exhibit my oil paintings at the Oak Grove, Oak Lodge Water Services until April 30th, Monday-Fri. 8-5 pm. And 2/3/19 – 2/13/19 I will display my soul boxes with … Continue reading

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.