Experience views of Maryland from the sensitive perspective of visual artist and writer Sheryl Massaro. Meet the artist during an evening opening reception on May 16, from 6 to 8 PM.
Sheryl Massaro is a Montgomery County native now thriving in Urbana in Frederick County. In addition to participating in numerous exhibits in Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania galleries, as well as the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, she has had solo exhibits locally of both art and photography. Her art, including oils, photography, and ceramics, is in private collections on the East and West Coasts.
In her writing and art, Massaro endeavors to tap into life’s undertows. She is a poet, Frederick County Master Gardener, and consultant on health communications related to drug abuse and addiction. She has an M.F.A. in Creative Writing/Poetry from The American University and has studied with several key poets, including Allen Ginsberg, Stanley Kunitz, Howard Nemerov, and Galway Kinnell. She has attended Bread Loaf Conferences and has had residencies at Yaddo (New York) and St. Peter’s (Canada) colonies. Several individual poems have been published in small literary journals as well as The New York Times. She teaches occasional small group poetry writing classes and is a former instructor at The Writer’s Center. For more information about her work, please visit
The Writer's Center hosts the work of artists to inspire an exchange between the visual and literary arts. Parties interested in purchasing a work on view may contact the artists directly. The Center does not make a profit on the art it exhibits.