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artist , art educator

Sherman Colin Hay, American artist, art educator. Certified teacher fine and applied arts Community College, California. Recipient award of merit for papermaking and painting, National Congress of Art, Salt Lake City, 1988, Sculpture award Public Art Commission Calauaras County Library., 1995.


Hay, Sherman Colin was born on September 12, 1948 in San Jose, California, United States. Son of Leslie Drew and Barbara Jane (Farrote) Hay.


Student, San Jose City College, 1966, 67, 71;student, Los Angeles Pierce College, 1970-1971;Bachelor in Art, Hayward (California) State University, 1976;Master of Arts in Art, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, 1979.


Co-owner, master printer, Stratum Editions, Arcata, California, 1979-1981;instructor handmade paper, College of the Redwoods, Eureka, California, 1980;visual art instructor, William James Association, Santa Cruz, California, 1983-1984, 90-91;artist in residence, California Arts Council, Sacramento, 1984-1986., 87-90, 91-94;artist in the libraries, State Library. System, Sonora, California, 1987;art instructor, Columbia (California) Junior College, since 1994. Judge fine arts division Solano County Fair, 1990, 91, 5th Annual Countours, Control sierra Arts Council, Sonora, 1990.


  • Certified teacher fine and applied arts Community College, California.


  • Other Work

    • Artist: exhibits include (handmade paper) Lodi Art Annual, 1988 (purchase award), California State Fair (award of excellence 1988, 93), 35th annual National Society Painters, New York City, (honorable mention 1988), International Juried Art Competition, Scarsdale, New York (certified of excellence), Bradford Studios, Sonora, California, 1994.


Donated Artwork for Auction, Central Sierra Arts Council, 1989, 90,91, 92, KVIE, Channel 6, Sacramento, 1993, donated sculpture for art scholarships auction, New Leaf Garden Gallery, Berkeley, California, 1994. With United States Marine Corps, 1967-1970. Member Central Sierra Arts Council.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: landscaping, rock and prints collecting, fishing, hiking.


Married Stacy Alexandra Blum, July 18, 1981. Children: Garin Sherman, Monica Courtney.

Leslie Drew Hay

Barbara Jane (Farrote) Hay

Stacy Alexandra Blum

Garin Sherman Hay

Monica Courtney Hay