Meet Cheri Rol, MDA

Cheri Rol MDAHi! I’m Cheri Rol. I was born and raised in California. Art has been an important part of my life right from the beginning. My family surrounded me while growing up with a variety of art and music. I attended university with a major in education and a minor in art. My studies were interrupted while raising my four children. Then I was introduced to Decorative Painting by a neighbor that knew I needed to get out of the house. It was love at first brush stroke. Decorative Painting combined my teaching skills and my love of art.

I’ve won Best of Show at the Columbus Ohio Decorative Arts Show twice, and People’s Choice at the Yosemite Western Artists show.

As a member of the Society of Decorative Painters, I earned first my Certified Decorative Artist Degree in 1985, the Floral portion of the Masters in 1993, the Stroke portion of the Master in 1995, and the final portion, the Stillife in 1997. At that time becoming one of 54 Master Decorative Artists with the Society of Decorative Painters.

I travel teach all across the United States and in Canada, Argentina and Japan. I am teaching my home workshops in the town of Corydon, Indiana, just 35 min. from Louiseville, Ky, and offer oil painting workshops/seminars there throughout the year.

My thanks go to Larry, Rachel, Michelle, Becky, and John for keeping my life out of a rut and for allowing me to do what I do best. Thanks to Mom and Dad too, for making art and music an important part of my upbringing. I send hugs and kisses to my 9 grandchildren, Kelsey, Lane, Kirsten, Shayla, Alicia, Alex, A.J., Noe, and Johanna, and 2 great-grandchilden, Natayla and  Braydon who are making it imperative for me to focus on portrait painting in the near future.