Sheri Bakes is a Canadian painter whose work explores light and atmospheric motion (wind) in nature. She received a BFA from the Emily Carr University in 1998, and began exhibiting with the Bau-Xi Gallery in 2002. Sheri Bakes lives and works in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Kevin Chong wrote for the Globe and Mail, "Her brooding wind-swept scenes highlight tensions not only between the sky and land, but also between the physical landscape and the world of the mind."
Sheri Bakes' latest series of oil on canvas paintings are a tribute to her mother and her great passion for gardening. To read the full press release for 'Stars in Flowers, for my mom', click here.
Exhibitions of her work can be found at the Bau-Xi Gallery in Vancouver and Toronto, as well as the Foster/White Gallery in Seattle. Her work has been placed in numerous private collections across North America and Europe, and in permanent collections with Emaar Properties, Dubai, UAE, Enunciate Conferencing, Toronto Dominion Bank, UBC Psychiatric Hospital, Vancouver General Hospital, and St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver, BC.