Largo, Florida, January 6, 2016, Cheryl Yellowhawk, Pastel Artist and Oil Painter, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in creating artwork in pastels and oils.
Recognized for more than 30 years of producing art, Ms. Yellowhawk is noted for her expertise in painting floral, still life, landscape, and figurative and portrait styles. She studies under master Markissia Touliatos, who has painted fine art for more than 50 years and learned from realism portrait artist Nelson Shanks. Ms. Yellowhawk’s artwork has been featured in exhibitions across Florida and Georgia, and has in various institutions, including the Smithsonian. She has received awards from the Dunedin Fine Arts Center, the PAVA Exhibition, the American Stage Theater, the Beach Art Theater and a variety of other esteemed organizations.