Shirley Ward is a renowned American expressionist painter whose artistic pursuits began as a child. After many years of formal art education and painting lessons, Shirley began developing her own distinctive style in the 1970s.
Shirley's recent paintings are predominately large, colorful works painted in series, with common themes that are both pictorial and representational.
Shirley's work has been exhibited in solo and group shows nationwide in such cities as New York City, Chicago, Taos, New Orleans, Tulsa, Ft. Smith and Oklahoma City.
She has also won a number of awards at dozens of juried shows and both she and her work has appeared in numerous publications and in a few television interviews.