Sheryn's process is shaped as much by nature, music, and every-day life as it is by academic technique. Her influences are reflected through her use of color, shapes, lines, and texture in her work.
She has worked as an artist full-time since 2002, and more recently, completed a study about the influence of nature in Scandinavian art and design. This gave her an appreciation of simplicity and functionalism, leading her to a more minimalist approach in her work.
Sheryn Bullis as quoted in Lyfstyl Magazine's article, The Poster Club: The Beauty of Scandinavian Simplicity
Although I made & studied art from childhood through university, I didn't believe that I could have a career exclusively as an artist for several years. Following my junior collegiate year of studies in Paris, France, I thought a more lucrative path would be to go into business as an art dealer for other artists. After I completed a double major for a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of French, I decided to continue my education by getting a Master of International Business Administration. My affiliation with the international community led me to move to Helsinki, Finland. I worked in the business world for a few years while creating my own art on the side. When I eventually had three art shows in one year, I realized that the dream profession I had once thought unattainable was possible. The art directs me, not I it. My process requires me to stand back and ponder the artwork for long stretches of time. My art is abstract, yet it must make sense to me, depending on the composition, the feeling it evokes, the palette and the elimination of all that is unnecessary. While there are many influences that go into each piece, a painting or sculpture isn't complete until I look at it and the noise is gone.
ALIUM Gallery, Denmark
Caplan Art, USA
The Poster Club, Denmark
Grand Image, USA
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Behind every minimalist design, there is a process of elimination until only the functional beauty remains. This elegant minimalism creates a warm, uncluttered atmosphere that leads to a welcoming feeling of serenity in the home.