Claire Sherman is active/lives in New York. Claire Sherman is known for detailed landscape painting.
Biography Claire Sherman
Claire Sherman (born 1981, Oberlin, Ohio) is an American painter living and working in New York City. She creates large-scale paintings and jewel-like drawings of natural landscapes and their details—a clump of dirt, blades of grass—that appear both representative and off-kilter. As she describes: “It is less about representing a specific place, and more about how paint can create an experience of a space that is both alluring and terrifying. My interest is in a space that falls apart as it begins to congeal and questions our relationship to the conventions of landscape.”
Claire Sherman received her B.A. from The University of Pennsylvania and her M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She ha
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