(1914 - 2008)
Sherman Austin Groenke was active/lived in Wisconsin, Illinois. Sherman Groenke is known for Landscape painting, illustration, cartoons, graphic art.
Biography Sherman Groenke
Sherman Groenke began drawing and painting in high school, under the inspiration of his art teacher, the late Helen Sawyer. After high school he attended the Layton School of Art in Milwaukee, currently known as MIAD, and continued to pursue his interest in watercolors, receiving his first award at the 1936 Wisconsin Painters and Sculptures Annual Exhibition at the Milwaukee Art Institute.
Groenke's work has been strongly influenced and inspired by Howard Pyle and N.C. Wyeth, who are considered to be fathers of American illustration, and the famed Brandywine School of Illustrators. Sherman's paintings have been compared to the works of the famed American artist Andrew Wyeth, creating images with a similar neutral p
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