Cheryl Kellar first had a painting accepted into Mid-Southern Watercolorists Annual Juried Exhibition in 2011 and has since went on to be accepted seven times making her a Diamond Signature member. She has also won two awards in the exhibitions. She has been an active volunteer in the organization serving as hospitality chair, special exhibitions chair and workshop chair. Cheryl continues to be involved by leading one-day paint-ins and participating in the semi-annual workshops. In addition to her dedication to MSW, she leads fashion illustration workshops.