Title: The Needles
Medium: Encaustic pastel
Size: 23 1/4" x 17 1/4"
Sheirr paints landscapes that have a strong emotional magnetism; transforming, simplifying, and creating a new imagery that becomes transcendental. She has received many awards including: Maryland Federation of Art, First Prize Drawing, 1993; Patterson Museum, New Jersey, Honorable Mention, 1993; New York Artist Equity, Annual Award, 1991; the Natural Academy of Design, Obrig Award, 1990: and the Heckscher Museum, Hambuechen Award, 1990.
Her selected solo exhibitions include: Gallery Juno, New York, 1996; Ashawagh Hall, East Hampton, 1993; Noho Gallery, New York, 1992, '89, '87, '83, '82, '80, '78, '76, and '75; Fairleigh Dickinson University, Hackensack, New Jersey, 1991 and 1985; The Kendall Gallery, Greenwich, 1984; The New School for Social Research, 1984; and the International Art Exchange, 1963.
Selected group exhibitions include: United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, China, 1995; Gallery Juno, New York, 1995; San Georgio Island, Cini Foundation, Venice, Italy, 1994; Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, Maryland, 1993; Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1992; Compagnie Moderne et Contemporaine, Paris, 1991; and the National Academy of Design, New York, 1990.