Kathryn Sherman was born and raised in Poland. She graduated from Ceramic School of Arts with a degree in Porcelain Technology. It was at that point of time, when she started experimenting with a variety of media and exploring different techniques.
After moving to Canada in 1990, she settled in Calgary mastering her skills even further, while raising her family. Gradually she became actively involved with various art groups becoming an elected member of the Society of Canadian Artistsand the Canadian Institute of Portrait Artists. She is also a member of the Federation of Canadian Artists and the Alberta Society of Artists and exhibits with these groups presently.
Although she works in oil, pencil and watercolor – acrylic is her medium of choice. The use of bright sunlight, intriguing shadows and variety of interesting details are evident in her work. Of all the subject she paints, she is most passionate about old countrysides and a myriad of romantic settings, capturing the surrounding landscape with great sensitivity.