Sheryl Oring

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Sheryl Oring_Writer's Block_sculptures and works on paper_2018. Work premiered on Berlin's Bebelplabtz in 1999 and has since been shown in Budapest, the Boston Public Library, Bryant Park in New York and, most recently, at the University of Virginia.

Sheryl Oring’s work examines social issues through projects that incorporate old and new media to tell stories, examine public opinion and foster open exchange. Her public art commissions include major works for airports in Tampa and San Diego as well as commissioned performances for the City of Pittsburgh; Bryant Park in New York; the Jewish Museum Berlin; and the Berlin Wall Memorial. Oring’s work has been shown in festivals such as Encuentro in São Paulo, Brazil, and the Art Prospect Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia. Her artist books are in collections including the Library of Congress, Tate Modern and the Bibliothèque nationale de Luxembourg. Oring, an Associate Professor of Art at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, is currently planning a retrospective of her work for the Lois and David Stulberg Gallery at Ringling College in Sarasota.

www.sheryloring.org