The William Ris Gallery is pleased to present Sherri Wolfgang: Nick.e.lo.de.on, which will showcase the complete series of life-size, figurative works that explore youth, dance, strength and, the male form. The exhibition will be on view beginning October 28 through the month of November, 2017. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, Oct. 28 from 3:00-8pm at the William Ris Gallery The gallery is adjacent to the Sherwood House Vineyards, which will also be hosting a wine tasting. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.
NICK.E.LO.DE.ON (2014-2017) explores dance and the majesty of the figure in motion. Sherri’s muse, Nick, will be at the exhibition opening.
Sherri Wolfgang is a Contemporary Renaissance painter and is known for her figurative works. Her life-size oil paintings explore contemporary narratives coupled with Old Master painting techniques that include use of light, tonal harmony and composition. Her paintings reveal an artist steeped in tradition and technical expertise.
After receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University, followed by graduate studies at New York University, Wolfgang pursued a career in illustration. As an internationally renowned illustrator she received numerous awards for her covers for the New York Times magazine, Worth, Time, Barrons, Forbes, Business Week and Der Spiegel. In addition, she developed successful advertising campaigns for Coca-Cola, Burger King, Reebok, NBC, Nike, MTV and Nickelodeon. In 2006, Wolfgang returned to her fine arts roots using figurative art to examine and celebrate the human condition. She's has been included in group shows at the Westport Arts Center and the Silvermine Guild as well as solo shows at Nylen Gallery and City Lights Gallery in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Most recently, Sherri had a solo exhibition at the reknowned Housatonic Museum of Art in Bridgeport, CT. which was well received, breaking the Museum’s records for the opening attendance.