About

I’m a mom, wife, and stamp designer for Stamp Addicts, UK.

HEllo!

I’m

Sherry West,

of Sherry West Art

and

Victoria West Designs.


ABOUT ME

PERSONAL

  • Wife, 20 years
  • Mom of 4, 5-19
  • 1 huge hairy white German Shepherd, 13 clueless cats (+/-), 4 chirpy chickens, 2 cheerful chinchillas
  • Fav color – periwinkle blue
  • Practical joker
  • Word puns are the bomb!
  • If it’s funny, I’m on it
  • 1/2 century old
  • LOVE graveyard photography
  • Can tell you anything and everything you don’t need to know about fairy tales
  • Refined collector of art and craft supplies, especially stickers
  • Love all things Japanese kawaii
  • Any funny LEGO creations , especially the 3-in-1 sets
  • Would love to have my own line of dolls
  • Would probably be happiest working in the Barbie aisle at Walmart

PROFESSIONAL

Design, Illustration
  • Designer, Stamp Addicts, UK, Hochanda TV
  • Adult coloring book illustrator
  • Paper doll artist, Original Paper Doll Artist Guild
  • Illustrator, fashion, costume, children

CARTOONIST, HUMORIst
  • Cartoonist, the Fishbowl
  • Humorist
  • Blogger


CHILDREN‘S BOOKS

  • Children’s book author-illustrator, Morgan James Kids, NY, 2019
  • Society of Childrens Book Writers and Illustrators
  • Nominee, Newbery, Caldecott, Geisel Awards
POETRY
  • Academy of American Poets
  • Indiana Childrens Author Illustrator, Young Readers Center, Indiana State Library
  • Poetry Society of Indiana
  • Jimmy Knudsen Prize for Poetry & Prose
  • Vermillion, Indiana Northeast Literary Journal, 2020


  • PAPER DOLLS

  • Valentina Dress A Doll, costumes, Paper Doll Studio News, Original Paper Doll Artists Guild, 2007
  • Valentines Day, A Brief History, Paper Doll Studio News, OPDAG, 2007
  • Carnivale Around the World, Paper Doll Studio News, OPDAG, 2007
PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Contributor, Photography, Getty Images, Shutterstock, 2015
  • Product photography, Ebay, Amazon, Etsy, Rubylane, 2003 to present
  • Photographer, the Paper of Wabash County, 2007

GREETING CARDS

  • Verse, lyric writer
  • Designer
  • Illustrator


CURRICULUM CONTENT CREATOR

  • TOEFL content contributor,, Kaplan TOEFL Test Prep, NY, 2000
  • Educational curriculum, Kaplan International Programs, 1999-2002
  • ESL Instructor, Kaplan International Programs
  • Assisted Homestay coordinator, Kaplan International Programs, 2019-2000
COPYWRITER
  • Product copywriting, EBay, Etsy, Amazon, Rubylane, since 2003
  • Top 1,000 eBay guide author, reviewer, vintage dolls, since 2007
PROOFREADER
  • Proofreader, Copy editor, the Paper of Wabash County, 2007

EDUCATION
  • BA, Creative Writing
  • Professional Secretary program
  • Phi Theta Kappa, international honor society


SHERRY WEST ART LINKS

https://sherrywestartsblog.wordpress.com

https://www.facebook.com/SherryWestArt

https://www.facebook.com/groups/SherryWestColoring

https://sherrywestart.wixsite.com/sherrywest

https://www.hochanda.com/product/73467/stamp-addicts-harmony-cling-stamp/406669