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artist , fixtures company executive

Ruth Tenzer Sherman, American Artist, fixtures company executive. Avocations: golf, opera, classical and contemporary music, traveling F C. Recipient Merit award Westchester Art Society, 1964, Certified of Honor Museè d'Art Moderne, 1994, Distinguished Visitor award Mayor of Miami, 1994, unites states department of State, Art in Embassies Program, 1995; International Basketball Federation fellow, Cambridge, England, 1995.


Sherman, Ruth Tenzer was born on September 11, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Philip and Jennie (Greitzer) Tenzer.


Art student, Pratt Institute, 1938-1942; art student, Art Students League, New York City, 1942-1945; studies with Raphael Soyer, New York City, 1943; studies with Harold Baumbach, New York City, 1947-1949; studies with Ruth Connery, Mamaroneck, New York, 1955; studies with Rudolph Baranik, White Plains, New York, 1961-1963; studies with George Koras, White Plains, New York, 1966.


President, Pioneer Fixture Corporation, Paterson, New Jersey, 1975-1986.


  • Avocations: golf, opera, classical and contemporary music, traveling F C.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 1963, Junior League Artists of North Westchester, 1964, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, New York, 1964, The New Rochelle (New York ) Art Association, 1964, Silvermine Guild Artists, New Canaan, Connecticut, 1964-1988, Westchester Art Society, White Plains, 1964-1972, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, 1965, First Westchester National Bank, New Rochelle, 1967, Connecticut Academy Fine Arts, Hartford, 1967, Stern Brothers, New York City, 1967, National Jewish Hospital Denver, Woodmere, New York, 1968, Quaker Ridge School, Scarsdale, New York, 1970, Gallery Shop, Westport, Connecticut, 1978, Mari Gallery, Woodstock, New York, 1978, The Village Gallery, Ardsley, New York, 1979, Todd Gallery, Kiamesha Lake, New York, 1980, Norwalk Merchants Bank, New Canaan, 1980, Merchants Bank, Norwalk, 1980, Emery Air Freight Headquarters, Connecticut, 1981, Mari Hube Gallery, New York, 1990, Helio Gallery, New York City, 1991, Maska Gallery, Seattle, 1991, Rockefeller Town House, New York City, 1992, Denise Bibro Fine Art Gallery, Soho, New York, 1993, Museè D'Art Moderne, Tonniens, France, 1993, Salon du Vieux Colombier, Paris, 1993, Maryland Federation Art, Cardinal Gallery Maryland Hall, Annapolis, 1993, Museum Modern Art, Coral Gables, Florida, 1994, Wirtz Gallery, South Miami, Florida, 1994, United States Department State-Art in Embassies, 1995.


  • Other Interests

    Golf, opera, classical and contemporary music, travel.


Married Samuel Sherman, May 18, 1946 (deceased November 1974). Children: Patricia (deceased), Randy Mitchell.

Philip Tenzer

Jennie (Greitzer) Tenzer

Samuel Sherman

Patricia Sherman (deceased)

Randy Mitchell Sherman