Maurice Sherman

Born 1949, Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York

Attended Abraham Lincoln High School, Brooklyn New York

Awarded bronze medal for the promotion of art in community, by then New York City

mayor John Lindsey at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Studied painting and illustration at the School of Visual Arts, New York.

Graduate of the School of Visual Arts 1971.
While attending School Of Visual Arts and worked as
an assistant for New York based product and food photographer.

Freelance Illustrator

Freelance Editorial Photographer

Fine Art Photographer


“Graphic Techniques” School of Visual Arts. NY, 1985 - 1992

“Graphic Techniques” The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. 1992 - 1996

Facilities coordinator for Communication Design Dept. Parsons School of Design 1996 -2005

2006 - 2013  Faculty at Parsons The New School of Design, New York

Taught special workshop on photography for Design in Reach program at Yeshiva

University Museum. New York 2007, 2009

Taught Photo Editorial intensive workshop, Altos de Chavone the Design School,

Dominican Republic. 2009, 2011

Served on steering committee for All Japan Fashion Teachers Award 2009, 2010, 2012

Served as juror for All Japan Fashion Teachers Award, 2008, 2009, 2010

Work Published::

"Problems:Solutions" Van Nostrand Reinhold

"Visual Literacy", Van Nostrand Reinhold

"Textile Design", Watson Guptill.

Contributing photographer for Hamptons Cottages & Gardens, Palm Beach Cottages &

Gardens and Connecticut Cottages & Gardens, Verdant.

Clients have included: New York Times, The Robin Hood Foundation,

Chanticleer Press, Spin Magazine, Pure and Applied, Scott & Nix, Ross School of

Business/University of Michigan, Bloom, Alfred Knoff,

American Women in Radio and Television, Spire Integrated Design,

Rudin Management and Jones New York.

Selected Exhibitions Include:

The Brooklyn Museum, "Local Artists" New York,

Society of Illustrators, New York,

Art Directors Club, New York,

Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia

West Side Gallery, Southwest Harbor, Maine

Parsons School of Design, New York

Museum of Modern Art, " Life of The City" New York

Good News Project, Belgrade

Banamex, Mexico City, Mexico

Middletown Arts Center, Middletown, New Jersey 2008

Art Alliance of Monmouth County, Red Bank, NJ 2008

Monmouth Cultural Center, New Jersey 2009

211 Exhibition Space, New York, New York 2009

Peter Whitney Gallery, Lexington, Mass.2008

Middletown Arts Center, Middletown, New Jersey 2010

Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland Ohio 2013

Cleveland West Artist League 2014

Artists Archive of The Western Reserve 2015

Cleveland Print Room 2016

Artists Archive Of The Western Reserve "WORD" exhibition, Cleveland Ohio  2017

Artists Archive Of The Western Reserve "PHOTONOW" Cleveland, Ohio 2017