Sheryl Swift was born and raised in Sacramento, California. She came to Southern Oregon to attend Southern Oregon University in 1970. She decided to make this her home, working as a commercial and fine artist. She has received numerous awards for her work. Sheryl teaches classes in drawing, watercolor, and oil painting.
Sheryl enjoys painting wildlife, landscapes, horses, people and pet portraits, and also murals.
Her goal is to bring the beauty she sees in those things to the appreciation of the viewer.