biography

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Cheryl Buckmaster is a Saskatchewan artist who was educated at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, B.C. Her work is comprised mainly of large figurative paintings serially painted to form narratives of human experience and spirit. Her work is infused with symbolism and wit,  gently inviting viewers to contemplate the subject and scene before them. Cheryl was featured as one of three contemporary Saskatchewan painters at AKA Gallery’s 2010 exhibition Region, and her “New Sheet Series” was featured in 2007 at the Mendel Art Gallery in the joint exhibition Articulation: Joined. Her work is represented in collections throughout Canada and the United States. She is represented in Saskatoon by The Darrell Bell Gallery. Today Cheryl focuses on fulfilling collaborations and commissions, and being a mother to her beautiful daughter, Cimone. She has connected with Saskatoon’s communities by founding and managing the Bluemoon Artists Studio(20th St W), as a college life drawing art instructor, as a mentor to emerging artists, therapeutic home operator for youth at risk, and program facilitator and instructor for inner city youth.