Zakhar Sherman

About the artist

Zakhar Sherman, a contemporary Canadian artist, was born March 19, 1950 in the former Soviet Union. He graduated from the Art Department of the Moscow Pedagogical University, and began exhibiting his works in 1971. After establishing himself as a successful artist in his native land (his art works are represented in the Tretiakov National Gallery, Moscow, Russia and the Museum of Arts, Novosibirsk, Russia) he became a well-known artist in Finland, Sweden, France, Germany and then all around Europe. Examples of his art may be seen in the Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany; City Art Museum, Dresden, Germany; Museum of Modern Art Lodge, Poland; Modern Art Museum in Tampere, Finland;  Art Museum in Turku, Finland.

In 1990 Zakhar moved to Tel-Aviv, Israel, where he became a member of the Leviathan Group. The Haifa University Museum and Hertzylia’s Museum of Israeli Art collections presently contain his works.

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He is well represented in public and private galleries all across Canada and the United States (Pearl Gallery, Toronto, Canada; John Aird Gallery, Toronto, Canada; “Illumine” MEG Gallery, Toronto, Canada; Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, Canada; Denison Gallery, Artexpo, New York, USA and Agora Gallery, New York, USA).

   He has participated in more than 70 exhibits throughout Europe, North America and Asia. Since 1999 Zakhar has been living and working in Toronto, Canada.

   With his art works presented in numerous museums and various private collections, with a television documentary dedicated to him and many articles about him in the newspapers and magazines all around the world, Zakhar Sherman is one of the most internationally renowned Canadian artists.

“Two Goblets”

oil on canvas

36 x 28″

2004

“Midnight”

oil on canvas

32 x 32″

2003

“At the seaside by Pelican Point””

oil on canvas

20 x 24″ without a frame

2005

“Sunset in  Pelican Point””

oil on canvas

20 x 24″ without a frame

2005

“Composition 7-05″

oil on canvas

48 x 36″

2005

“Composition 3-05″

oil on canvas

48 x 36″

2005