Cheryl A. Harmsworth is the proprietor of Wiggly Line Art Centre located in Wadena, Saskatchewan where she resides. In addition to her current entrepreneurial focus and creative pursuits as a visual artist and poet, she is also employed as a facilitator by Carlton Trail College. Cheryl completed a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering at Queen’s University in 1998, a Certificate in Photography at Red River College in 2001, a Master of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary in 2007, and certificates in Expressive Arts Training at the Prairie Institute of Expressive Arts Therapy in 2011 and 2013.
With nearly two decades of experience as a public servant in various engineering, project management, and government administration roles, Cheryl has been recognized for her professional capabilities as a leader, innovator, and mentor. Her interest in conflict management led her to undertake coursework in mediation and negotiation through the Alberta Arbitration and Mediation Society where she completed a Certificate in Interpersonal Conflict Resolution in 2007. She is currently serving as a board member of Conflict Resolution Saskatchewan Inc. and has previously served on the board of the Municipal Employees Benefit Association of Calgary.
Past volunteer experience includes the Canadian National Institute for the Blind and Wellspring Calgary. Cheryl is currently a member of Storytellers of Canada, Wadena Players Theatre, and Wadena Visual Arts Club.