Sheryl studied studio arts at Macalester College, including ceramics. Pursuing graduate degrees in psychology and education, Sheryl put the majority of her artistic endeavors on hold. Limiting her artwork to periodic design projects, she is raising three children, while pursuing a career in the non-profit sector.
Sheryl has been a student at Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN and Adamah Clay Studios, Dodgeville, Wisc. She enjoys making functional pottery (especially bowls) and fires both high-fire and mid range stoneware.