Helen Wilson Sherman
(1913 - 2005)
Helen Wilson Sherman was active/lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island. Helen Sherman is known for animal portrait painting, Chinese painting techniques teacher.
Biography Helen Wilson Sherman
Following is text from the obituary of the artist from the Newport Daily News:
Age 92, of Nantucket, MA, Helen Wilson Sherman died peacefully on June 7, 2005. She was the wife of the late Howard R. Sherman of Boston, MA and Newport, RI. The eldest of seven children, she was born on June 2, 1913 in Providence, RI to Fanny Evans and Ellery Lewis Wilson. Ms. Wilson graduated from Mary C. Wheeler School in 1931 and from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1935.
She was a renowned animal portrait artist as well as a student and teacher of Chinese painting. She studied under Madam Fan Tchun Pi. She also studied watercolor with the late J.W. S. Cox and went to Italy with his class and then on to China
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