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Barbara Swanson Sherman

Artist and the Director of Art at First 


1999 / BA, Empire State College

Studied at the Art Students League with Robert Beverly Hale, Roberto De La Monica, Michael Ponce De Leon, and Leo Manso 




2020 / Group Show, Women for Women, El Barrio, PS 109, New York, NY

2020 / Group Show, Save the Earth, Art at First, New York, NY

2019 / Solo Show, Syosset Public Library, Syosset, NY

2012 / Solo Show, In Dreams Begin, Port Washington Public Library, Port Washington, NY

2008 / Solo Show, Many Mansions, Art at First, First Presbyterian Church, New York, NY

2002 / Solo Show, New York Public Library, Donnell Branch, New York, NY

2001 / Solo Show, Stony Brook School, Stony Brook, NY

2000 / Solo Show, The Pen & Brush, New York, NY

2002 / Solo Show, New York’s Prettiest Firehouses, The Donnell Public Library, New York, NY

1998 / Solo Show, Hudson Street Papers, New York, NY

1996 / Solo Show, West Side Arts Coalition, Broadway Mall Community Center, New York, NY

1985 / Solo Show, Gallery 380, New York, NY



2017 / Holmes, Mixed Media Mural for Holmes Presbyterian Camp, Holmes, NY

2000 - 2015 / Annual Christmas Card, Pen and Ink Drawing, Estate of Bill and Stuart Buice, New York, NY

2009 / The Life of the School, Mixed Media Mural, Belmont Day School, Belmont, MA

1998 / South Hero, Mixed Media Mural, The South Hero Land Trust, South Hero, VT



Linda Lavin, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Frank Leana and Lenesa Leana, Minneapolis, MN

Constance Cushman and Dr. John O’Grady, New York, NY

James Bleecker, Hudson, NY

Shirley Knight, Los Angeles, CA

Paul and Linda Wolfowitz, New York, NY

Rebecca Ryan and John Munzer, Washington, DC

Ms. Myra Tobin, New York, NY

Robert Beller and Julie Copeland, New York, NY

Eric Hilton, New York, NY

Marjorie Penrod and Eric Waller, New York, NY

Rita Rochford, New York, NY

Carol Leibenson, East Hampton, NY

Douglas and Dorothy Sheppard, New York, NY

Alexandra Marshall and James Carroll, Boston, MA

George Morrow, Hastings on Hudson, NY

Reade and Joan Ryan, New York, NY

Denise Holness Jackson, New York, NY

Reverend Jon Walton, Wilmington, DE

Douglas Gruenau and Bradley Richardson, Santa Fe, NM

Priya Nampoothiri, Washington, DC

Jessie and Lee Baler, Brooklyn, NY

Shelagh Cooley and Phillip Peterson, Burlington, VT

Reade and Joan Ryan, New York, NY

Ms. Jacqueline Fike, Locust Valley, NY




1999 / Revson Foundation Grant, The Art Students League, New York, NY

1973 / Merit Scholarship, The Art Students League, New York, NY


“Sherman’s Many Mansions” Gallery and Studio, Vol.10. February/March, 2008. Page 6. 

“Barbara Swanson Sherman: Architecture as Portraiture” Gallery and Studio, June/July/August, 2002. Page 26.

“Barbara Swanson Sherman’s Visual Wit and Formal Gifts.” Gallery and Studio. March/April, 2000. Page 22.

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