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Sherry Houpt

: Visual Artist, painter, art juror, teaching artist

Artist Overview

I am a visual artist specializing in plein air and studio painting. Passionate about exploring the natural world, I bring both realistic and metaphoric imagery into my art. In the plein air paintings, I enjoy quickly capturing the movement of sunlight and shadow on forms. My studio paintings are based on concepts which are symbolic or humorous. I am inspired by travel, art history and a love of nature. I work primarily in oils, acrylic and watercolor producing landscapes, portraits and images of birds.


Special Pandemic Services

I teach private art classes which focus on basic design principles and drawing/painting skills using the Zoom platform. I also have private viewings of my latest paintings in the socially distanced studio space in my home.


Artist Bio & Experience

 Sherry Houpt is an award-winning artist, teacher and art juror.  She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of North Texas, with additional art classes at The Savannah College of Art and Design, and SMU continuing education. The Dallas-based artist’s work has been selected for numerous juried exhibitions including the Bath House Cultural Center, the Latino Cultural Center, art galleries, private collections and commissioned pieces.  She is on the Teacher Advisory Board of the Nasher Sculpture Center and is a past board member of the Texas Visual Arts Association, chairing the Annual High School Art Competition in 1990.  She also has served for many years as a juror for “On Our Own Time”, the annual exhibition sponsored by the Business Council for the Arts. Sherry recently retired from The Shelton School, a private school for children with diagnosed learning differences, where she taught for over three decades.


Artistic Services I can provide

Watercolor workshop teacher for small groups. Painting commissions in oil, acrylic and watercolor.


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