Professor | Drawing & Painting
MFA, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
BFA, Georgia State University
Robert Sherer is an internationally-exhibiting visual artist who studied drawing, painting and printmaking at Walker College, Atlanta College of Art, Georgia State University, Rhode Island School of Design, and Edinboro University where he received his Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in 1992.
In addition to his profession as an educator, Sherer's career in the arts has also covered such disciplines as gallery artist, art critic, juror, lecturer, art dealer, and international art competitor. In 2001, Sherer represented the USA in the Florence Biennale in Florence, Italy. In 2002, he represented the USA in the Triennale de Paris in Paris, France.
His current American dealers are Matre Gallery in Atlanta, GA., Robert Kidd Gallery in Detroit, MI., New Arts Gallery in Bantam, CT. and Garden Gallery in Provincetown, MA.
Sherer's current aesthetic concerns and their lines of visual inquiry fall into three distinct categories: the Neo-Classical figurative oil paintings, the Retro-Kitsch wood-burnings of nostalgic images from his youth, and the Blood Works botanical illustrations concerning sexual-politics. Robert Sherer's website: http://www.robertsherer.com
Professor Sherer believes that great art represents the perfect marriage of the technical and the conceptual. He is the founder and primary operator of the Art Career Mentoring Service at KSU. The service maintains an e-mail listserve to keep KSU artists informed of This Week's Art Shows and Exhibition Opportunities. This service is free and is for the exclusive use of KSU Artists.