Born of Métis and Celtic roots, Williams says this history, as well as a love of nature, color and the delight in the muse, influences her work. She is a multi-faceted artist, and works in many mediums including painting, photography, sculpture, jewelry making as well as a performing vocalist with her band Southbound and Friends.Following the traditional beadwork style of the Métis Sherry creates stunning images in the Métis floral tradition on drums, fiddles and canvas.She approached the traditional beadwork style in a contemporary way with paint, instead of beads. In the spirit of reconciliation this is some of her most important work.
Williams was an award winning, self -aught artist, before attending Victoria College of Art where she graduated in 2004 with a VCA Diploma in Fine Art. She most recently graduated with Distinction from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Fine Art in 2019.
Williams is a writer, as well as an artist and a vocalist with two bands in Victoria where they perform a variety of genre as well as playing with Syrian Violinist Sari Alesh.
I have included a variety of work that I have done as my work varies a lot.
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