Hi, I'm Sherry!

I'm the creator behind BoBerry Design Co., where I promote inclusive creativity. I’m an autism mom, artist, and educator based in Southeastern Massachusetts.

My most recent project is a picture book titled Hello at the Farm. It's a fun read aloud book that promotes non-speaking communication. Inspired by my son Ollie, the book features common farm animals you've seen in typical picture books such as cows and ducks, but focuses on physical actions rather than sounds. The goal of this book is to have fun reading aloud, while also providing an inclusive experience for kids that don’t communicate verbally. 

My art practice is focused around creating cheerful illustrations using a paper cut technique. I use a hybrid process of paper cut outs and digital techniques to create the final illustrations. I use acrylic and water color paintings for the textures in my illustrations, and I even add textures created by my sons Ben and Ollie throughout the book.

I’m inspired by artists such as Eric Carle, Leo Lionni, and Mary Blaire. Like these great illustrators do in their amazing works, I hope to delight and inspire kids through my art and storytelling.