"To take my inner visions with my hands and create a work of art for you the viewer .... That is the ultimate in self-expression." Cher Pruys

Cher Pruys is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning, self-taught artist.  She is based in Devlin, Ontario, Canada and her realism artistic style has garnered her hundreds of international awards and accolades.

Cher began her art journey by the age of three and has worked in a variety of media over the years, including pencil, charcoal, ink and oil before finding her chosen media of acrylic, watercolor and gouache. Her varied subjects include figurative, portraits, still life, animals, landscapes, botanicals and she has a particular fondness for commercial, general and military aviation.

In addition to her drawings and paintings, Cher is avid fused glass artist and a certified teacher of piano and guitar.

Cher’s work can be found in both private and public collections worldwide. She lives a comfortable and contented life on the banks of the Rainy River with her husband Mark, 4 dogs and 2 cats.

Cher Pruys Artist Biography

Although self-taught, her dedication and talent has seen her work juried into 167 International Competitions. She has garnished 188 awards. Her work has graced the covers of 3 books, 28 magazines, the latest being The Best Of Acrylic Fall 2021, and has-been featured in over 112 international publications. Cher's works can be found in private and public collections worldwide.

Cher Pruys Artist Statement

The works featured in this application are the result of the past pandemic year spent in near isolation in my studio. The countless hours provided me with a chance to really dive into my creative process with few interruptions. The result of this time well spent is a body of work which I am very pleased to share with artists and art lovers around the world. In these uncertain times, I have found great comfort in my lifeline...art.

Visit Cher at the below links to learn more about her, her art and to buy or commission an artwork from her.


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