Sherry Mayo: Immersion into Nature

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 1:00pm to Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 4:00pm

Sherry Mayo
March 23- April 14, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 23 1-4 PM

The Field Gallery is pleased to feature artist Sherry Mayo. These oil paintings,  made in 2018-2019 through all seasons and varying weather, focus on the immersion into nature as a sensorial and a spiritual experience -- one that is both visceral and meditative. These are semi-abstract works that sometimes find form and image.

Sherry Mayo, born in Queens, NY, is a local Peekskill artist who grew up in Mahopac. Her practice is primarily painting and drawing. Scholarly interests include: 21st Century contemporary art, the cultural impact of digital technologies, and consciousness. Recent exhibitions include: Sherry Mayo: solo exhibition at Mariandale, Ossining, NY, STEAM, group exhibition at the Arts Exchange of Arts Westchester, and Dina Hermann & Sherry Mayo, two-person exhibition, LOOK Art Gallery, Mahopac, New York. Her work is also currently on view at the MACY Gallery, Teacher College, Columbia University and in Inspired​, Rail Yard Arts, Croton Falls, NY.

Her recent publications include: Mayo, S. (2013). "A Model for a Collective Aesthetic Consciousness," International Journal of Art, Culture and Design Technologies, Vol. 1, No. 2. , "Art in the Expanded Field: Notions of Empathy, Aesthetic Consciousness, and Implications for Education." In T. Costantino, B. White (Eds.), Aesthetics, Empathy and Education. New York: NY, Peter Lang Publishing and Mayo, S. (July-December, 2011).

Sherry received her M.F.A. from New York University and her doctorate in Art & Art Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is currently the Director of the Peekskill Extension Center of Westchester Community College in Peekskill, NY.