M Sherwood Brock
A graduate of the Boston Museum School (SMFA) and Tufts University, with a Masters of Fine Art in Painting from UCLA. Along with two traveling scholarships, in 1985 she was awarded an NEA Artists Grant and a Printmaking and Painting Fellowship from the Artist Foundation of Massachusetts. She founded Artist Proof Cooperative Print Studio in Cambridge MA. in 1980, which was honored by the Boston Public Library with an exhibition and catalog “Proof in Print; a community of printmaking studios” for it’s contribution to the development of the painterly print in Boston, in 2000. Since moving to Los Angeles, she has had notable exhibitions at L.A.C.E., Jan Baum Gallery, the Brand Art Gallery and at the LA Municipal Art Gallery, where she also curated the historic exhibition, “Connections; LA Printmaking 1962-1973” with research on the impact if printmaking on Los Angeles. Her recent curatorial work includes the ongoing traveling international print exhibition, “ImMigration Project” for LA Printmaking, which has been installed in Denton, Texas, Venice Italy and last January in Los Angeles at Self Help Graphics and includes over 145 artists from North America and Europe. It will travel to Australia and South Africa in 2021. Her latest curatorial installation, “Paper Boats” will be seen in Venice Italy in May 2021, where she will be an Artist in Residence at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica.