Deborah Sherman is a painter living,working and exhibiting in NY. She has shown work in numerous venues including a one person show in the Mow gallery at Riverdale Country School and group shows at m55, Bowery, Synchronicity Space and other galleries in NYC. She received a Helena Rubenstein Fellowship to complete a painting MFA at the Parsons School of Design where she worked with Leland Bell, Larry Rivers and Paul Resika. At the National Academy School she was awarded a merit scholarship to study with portraitist Nelson Shanks. She has often visited Europe to paint and view the art of the past. Ms. Sherman received a grant to fund an artist's residency at La Macina di San Cresci in Chianti, Italy. During her sabbatical year she she worked at an art residency in Dordogne,France. Most recently she received a grant to paint in a lighthouse retreat in Port Bickerton, Nova Scotia.