top of page

meet cheryl

Cheryl Elmo Sept 2018 self.jpg

"I am an artist who paints human expression focusing on familiar-like figures, who remind you of a time when you experienced a  similar personal connection. Each painting has a story influenced by emotional interactions surrounding everyday life situations."

currently showing

Zenith Gallery, Washington DC

Cityfolk Gallery, Lancaster Pa

Aiken Center of the Arts, Aiken, SC

Chestnut Hill Gallery, Phila Pa

Goggleworks Center for the Arts, Reading Pa



  • Malvern Retreat Center January 2024

  • Yellow Springs April-May 2023, 2024

  • 44 th Annual Pennsylvania Watercolor Society 2023

  • Berks Art Alliance Annual Exhibition 2023 (Award)

  • February 2022 Yocum Art Center

  •  January 2022  Art of the State “A Pensive Pause” 48x60, ACRYLIC State Museum, Harrisburg, Pa Now-Jan 2022

  • Now-Jan 2022 Art Comes Alive 2021, International –“The Fabric of Life”, 36x24, watercolor, award winner, Cincinnati, Ohio Now-Dec 2021

  • Nov-Dec 2021 Berks Art Alliance “ Pennies from Heaven”, Award winner Reading Pa. Yocum Art Center

  • Nov: Lancaster Museum acquired painting for their permanent collection-“Not Far From the Tree”, 24x30, watercolor Lancaster DeMuth Museums, Lancaster,  Pa

  • Public Art - Penn State Health System, Commission 5 original watercolors for a  primary corrider.

  • June-July: "Favorite Things", Studio B, Boyertown, Pa

  • May: Cityfolk Gallery, Launch "The Fates" series

  • April-May: Yellow Springs Exhibit, Yellow Springs, PA

  • February - April : Zenith Gallery, Herstory Exhibit, Washington D.C.

  • January-February: Inaugural Show, Zenith Gallery, Washington D.C.

  • January- April: Philly Freedom Exhibit Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA

  • January: Goggleworks Cohen Gallery , Reading, PA


  • January - June: ​"Mindful Solitude" and "Street Story"; Penn Medicine, Cherry Hill, NJ

  • February: 11th Annual Signature American Watermedia Exhibition; Fallbrook Art Center, Fallbrook, CA 

  • April: Yellow Springs, Yellow Springs, PA

  • May - July: 71st Artist Equity Association, Philadelphia, PA

  • September - October: International Water Color Society

  • October - November: One Artist, One Author Exhibition; Aiken Center for the Arts, Aiken, SC

  • October - December: Philly's Freedom Exhibit; National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA

  • November- December: Goggleworks Center for the Arts, Reading Pa


  • January: ​15 paintings, Bethlehem House Gallery; Bethlehem, PA

  • January: ​2 paintings, Glow Exhibit, Studio B; Boyertown, PA

  • January: Sisters on the Red Sofa”, Philadelphia Watercolor Society Juried Member Exhibit; Pottstown, PA Honorable Mention award and notable mention in Jurors statement

  • January - March: The Space Between Us;" Bethlehem House Mixed Media Exhibit; Bethlehem, PA

  • April: Yellow Springs Annual Art Show (Juried;) Yellow Springs, PA

  • May: ​10 Paintings, Chestnut Hill Gallery, Group Artist Exhibition; Chestnut Hill, PA

  • May - June: "Its Not All Black and White," One Tribe, One Planet: Award, West Lawn, PA 

  • June - December: "Mindful Solitude" and "Street Story"; Penn Medicine, Cherry Hill, NJ

  • August: "Portrait of a Conversation," 2019 Open Painting; Salmagundi Club; New York City, NY, 

  • September, December: American Art Collector Magazine

  • November: Berks Art Alliance Annual Exhibition; Reading, PA

  • December: Goggleworks Annual Art Exhibition; Reading, PA


  • February: ​"Abbey Road", Fastlane Art Competition, Reading, PA; Professional Entry: First Prize Jack Coggins Memorial Award

  • June: "Crowded," WS Mid-Atlantic Regional Juried Show, Award Winner; Baltimore Watercolor Society; Baltimore, MD

  • October:​ 5 paintings and Demonstration, Philadelphia Open Studio Tour; Cheryl Elmo sponsored by Artist & Craftsman; Philadelphia, PA

  • October: "Crowded,"118th International Exhibition, Philadelphia Watercolor Society; Philadelphia, PA

  • October - November: 3 paintings, Annual Juried Member Show, Goggleworks Center for the Arts; Reading, PA 

  • November - December: 15 paintings, Bethlehem House Gallery; Bethlehem, PA

  • December: 2 paintings, Glow Exhibit, Studio B; Boyertown, PA

  • ​"Shopping At AC Moore", Berks Art Alliance; Reading, PA

    More available upon request

bottom of page