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.
Cheryl paints watercolors in the nontradional dark to light allowing her to create bold and dramatic works. She also utilizes color pencils, collage assemblages, and fluid acrylics. She incorporates her love of fashion and women into her works. Cheryl has stated that “Through, the lens of style in art, I salute the creativity, individuality and strength of women.” She has been drawing women in elaborate clothes since elementary school.