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artist , composer , painter , poet

Philip Lawrence Sherrod, American artist, composer, painter, poet. Grantee Creative Artists Public Service, 1980, Adolphe/Esther Gottlieb Foundation, 1981, 88, 96, 06, National Education Association, 1982, American Academy in Rome, 1985-1986, The Pollack-Krasner Foundation, Inc., 1989; recipient Purchase award American Academy Arts and Letters, 1967, 69, 74, Childe Hassam Purchase award Prixe de Roma, 1985-1986. Fellow American Academy in Rome.


Sherrod, Philip Lawrence was born on October 12, 1935 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Jesse Lawrence and Edrie Mae (Shumate) Sherrod.


Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1957;Bachelor, Oklahoma State University, 1959;postgraduate, Art Students League, New York City, 1961-1963;postgraduate, Jacques Seligman College, 1968;postgraduate, Carroll Reese Museum, 1968.


Teacher Morristown Art Association, New Jersey, 1973-1974, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, 1977—2003, Art Students League, New York City, 1984—2008, National Academy Design School of Fine Arts, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2005. Master teacher Board Community Center, South Orange, New Jersey, 2004—2008. Founder Street Painters, New York City, since 1977.


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    • One-man shows include Leonard Hutton Hutschnecker Galleries, 1966, Gallery 9, Chatham, New Jersey, 1967, Jacques Seligmann Gallery, 1968, Selected Artists Gallery, 1968, East Rockaway Art Exhibition, 1969, Allan Stone Gallery, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1981, 1996-1997, Sonraed Gallery, 1971, Artemis East Gallery, 1972, Pace University, New York City, 1972, The Humanist Center, 1973, 74, Grace Gallery, 1973, Allan Stone Gallery, 1973, 75, 76, 83, 96-97, Tower Art Gallery, Highland Falls, New York, 1975, Gallery 100, Princeton, New Jersey, 1975, Monique Knowlton Gallery, 1976, Cone Gallery, 1976, Bridgeport University, Connecticut, 1976 Bayonne Jewish Community Center, New Jersey, 1977, 47 Bond St. Gallery, New York City, 1979, Art Awareness Gallery, Lexington, New York, 1980, Artists Choice Museum, New York City, 1983. Exhibited in group shows at Allan Frumkin Gallery, 1973, 75, Boston University Gallery, 1979, State University of New York, 1979, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1981-2000, National Academy of Design, New York City, 1966, 75, 76, 78, 82, 88-90, 93-95, 97-99, since 2001, New Jersey Center for the Arts, 1977-2003, Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, 1989, New England Fine Arts Institute, Boston, 1993, Rita Dean Gallery, Dan Diego, 1993, Gallerie des Hamptons, Westhampton Beach, 1994, Fordham University, 1996. Represented in permanent collections Tulane University Museum, New Orleans, Museum of Fine Art, Springfield, Massachusetts, Everhart Museum, Scranton, Pennsylvania, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, Almsford House, Fine Arts Center, Anderson, Indiana, Museum City New York, Hirshorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institute Museum& Sculpture Garden, The Phillips Exeter Academy, New Hampshire, Worcester Fine Arts Museum, Herbert Johnson Museum, Ithica, New York, Rhode Island School Design/Newark Museum, New Jersey, National Academy Museum, New York City, American Broadcasting Corporation, Paramount Pictures Productions, INA Corporation, Montgomery Securities, San Francisco, Boston, New York City, Allan Stone, Steven Paine, Richard Brown Baker, Tom and Mary Paxton, Bill Paxton, others.

      Author: (poems) 30 Mental-Talia, 1980, Black Truck, 1981, Mr. Wigley Cums, 1983, Images Below the Belt, 1984, Sex (I) Con, 1985.


Fellow American Academy in Rome.


Married Peggy Anne Elledge, January 17, 1959 (divorced 1959). Married Helena Alicia Decastro, November 18, 1961 (divorced). 1 child, Sandro Arentino Mateos.

Jesse Lawrence Sherrod

Edrie Mae (Shumate) Sherrod

Peggy Anne Elledge

Helena Alicia Decastro

Sandro Arentino Mateos Sherrod