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Artist of the Month

Each month a local artist is named as Artist of the Month, in which the City has collaborated with the Newnan-Coweta Art Association and local art galleries on this project.

The collaboration gives local artist the opportunity to display their work in City Hall and the chance for the City to support the arts.

The Newnan-Coweta Art Association (NCAA) meets the third Thursday of each month from September through May at the Harriet Alexander Art Center located at 31 Hospital Road, Newnan, GA at 7 p.m. The meetings are open to anyone wishing to further the arts in the Coweta and Fayette areas.

Artist of the Month
August 2019
 Sheri Anderson

Sheri is a resident of Newnan. She was born in Oklahoma and is a longtime resident of Georgia and has over 45 years of experience in painting. She is primarily a self-taught artist with an extensive background in oils, watercolor and acrylic mediums.

Sheri is a founding member of the Fayette Society of Fine Art and has served as an officer on the board for nearly twenty-five years since it was established.

As a member of the Newnan-Coweta Art Association, she is most grateful to the City of Newnan for their support of the visual arts. She enjoys painting on Tuesdays at the Harriet Alexander Art Center on Hospital Road along with her peers. The public is always welcomed.

Her work has been displayed in many local shows and has been honored with awards in many of these shows, including placing in the Georgia National Fair and the Georgia State Capitol Exhibit.

Sheri has taught private lessons in her studio at home and has given group lessons in class at the Arts Clayton Gallery in Jonesboro, Georgia. Her extensive travels to Hawaii and across the United States have provided her with ample inspiration for her ocean scenes, sea life, landscapes, lighthouses, wild animals and flowers. Her paintings can be found in private collections across the country.