Cheryl Eppolito

Oils and Pastels

Cheryl Eppolito

Cheryl Coe Eppolito's first oil painting was done in 1969 when she was a senior in high school, in Buffalo, New York. This would be her first and last painting for many years. After a receiving a B.S. in Education from The State University College of New York at Buffalo, she enjoyed a teaching career in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. After retiring, Cheryl and her husband moved to Hilton Head Island from 2004 to 2009. She now resides in Beaufort, South Carolina.

Cheryl found Hilton Head Island an inspiration for her artistic pursuits, as she was surrounded by artists and art instruction that nourished her artistic passion. After enrolling in a class with local artists , she rediscovered the joy of painting.

Although she divides most of her time as a painter between still lifes and landscape painting, Cheryl also enjoys portraiture and figure painting. Cheryl's art education has included studying with artists James Sulkowski, Rick McClure, Susan Sarback, Bill Davidson and Donald Demers. For the past three years, she has mentored with Chris Groves of Charleston, South Carolina. She has entered many art shows and won several awards, and recently won first place in the Beaufort Art Association Spring Show. Cheryl is a serious painter, painting everyday and is now enjoying teaching private lessons in her home studio.

Her work is shown in many private collections throughout the U.S., Europe, and Canada. She is represented by the Pluff Mudd Gallery in Bluffton, SC, and the Macdonald Market place on St. Helena Island. She is a juried member of the Oil Painters of America and a member of the Society of Marine Artists.

"The countless images I dream of painting, from a child playing in the sand dunes to a bowl of vibrantly colored pears remind me of my reason to paint...let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

Evening Sunset Solo Rhapsody in Blue

The Alamo


Rhapsody in Blue