ART WALLS @ OCEANSIDE BAKERY
EXHIBITION APRIL 16 ~ JUNE 10, 2019
OPENING APRIL 18. 7:30 PM - 9:30 pm
Cheryl Ehlers was raised in Europe, and currently resides in North County, Carlsbad, CA. Her creative process is reflective of mental imagery and emotions. She enjoys allowing the mind to take over the art during the process, capturing a flash in time that morphs a thought, and transforming it into art. Her works are bold, colorful and vary in styles. A majority of her art is published and she has painted for Independence Peace Day, “Silent Beauty”, United Nations, (UNESCO) Paris, FR; “Gator on the Bay”, San Diego, CA; “Sail into San Diego”; TICA; Cure for Cancer, Maui, HI.; “Reach for the Stars”, Auckland, NZ, and recently for The Ocean Agency, “Hypnotic Movements”, in support of programs protecting the coral reefs. Presently, working as an Arts Program Assistant for the City of Encinitas.
Ehlers has a BA in Commercial Textile Design, Fashion Institute of Technology, Manhattan, NY. She has broad interests, and in 2009, she founded The Stardust Arts and had taught over 11,250 under-served youth the fundamentals of creative art. The program is solely funded by local grants and is recognized by the California State Assembly and the San Diego Board of Supervisors. She collectively has published chronicles on genealogy and biographical histories which are housed in public libraries in Texas, Georgia, Illinois, New York, The National Archives in Washington, DC, Wisconsin and New Zealand. (1997-2014).
She is a published visual artist, awarded recognition by the California State Assembly and the San Diego Board of Supervisors for her accomplishments in art in local communities (2009, 2010). In 2014 she was named Volunteer of the Year by the Encinitas 101 Mainstreet Association CA, for her curative efforts with the community emerging artists. She has been awarded numerous Visual Art grants, and continues to pursue her efforts to reach out and education the public on art. “Art at its best is creative, imaginative, and a valuable universal language”.
Visit her website at https://cherylehlersart.com , Video: “Pieces of Jazz” at https://youtu.be/toklhkf5Idg