Sherman Finch is a hybrid artist who works in both traditional and digital forms of art and media, with a special emphasis in the area of creative interaction and sonification. Using a variety of tools, media, and approaches, his work involves deconstructing and re-contextualizing forms and images to create new meaning and challenge the viewer to reconsider traditional conventions about the visual experience.
He received a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and two Master’s degrees from the Maryland Institute, College of Art: a MFA in Painting and an MA in Digital Arts. His work has been exhibited, performed, and screened at venues such as Artscape (Baltimore), School of the Visual Arts (NYC), Art Interactive Gallery (Boston), Sarai Media Lab (New Delhi), New Museum of Art (Detroit), New Century Artist Space (NYC), 500x (Dallas), Post-Studio Projects (Houston) among other places. He is a member of the collaborative group, The AKA Collective, co-founder of the Livelab, and an Assistant Professor in the Visualization Department at Texas A&M. Publications include Washing Post and Future Now: 100 Contemporary Artists 2017produced by Aesthetica is a British art and culture magazine.
*In 2018 he shown at the Houston Art League and was included in last years 2017 Billboard Creative in Los Angeles.
– Exhibitions –
2018 Dairy Art Center, Boulder Colorado
2018 Houston Art League, Houston, TX
2015 Post-studio, Houston, TX
2018 CICA Experimental Film and Video Exhibition, CICA Museum, South Korea
2017 London Experimental, London, England
2017 Art scape, Baltimore, MD
2017 Aesthetica, York, UK
2017 Iteration, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
2016 Billboard Creative, Las Angeles, CA
2016 Art Prize, Grand Rapids, MI
2016 GIAF, 4heads, Governor’s Island, NYC, NY
2015 iDEAS 15, The International Digital Media and Arts Assoc
2015 Disruption, ISEA Conference 2015, Vancouver, Canada
2018 Off the Wall Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg, SC.
2017 Field Work (curated by Kim Domanski), The Pinkard Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MA.
2017 Digital Fabrication Symposium Exhibition, University North Texas, Denton, TX.
2017 4th National Louisiana Biennial (curated by Rachel Cook), Visual Arts Center, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA.
2017 Louisiana Biennial Exhibition, Ruston, LA
2016 Game Manic, Anne Marie Sculpture Garden Dowell, MD
2016 Please Touch, Target Art Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center, DC
2016 New Media New Mexico (part of 2016 Currents New Media Festival) Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM
2016 Chaos, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2016 Dada Lives, UCBA Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2016 2016 Annual Contemporary Art Survey, Exhibition, Lincoln Center Gallery, Fort Collins, CO
2016 Drawing Lines Across Mediums, Site:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
2015 28th September Competition, Alexandria Museum of Art, LA
2015 Texas National 2015, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX
2015 500x Expo, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
2015 AMoA Biennial-600: Sculpture, Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX
2015 The Big Show, Lawndale Art Space, Houston, TX
2015 What Ought to be: Envisioning the Impossible, Box 13 Artspace, Houston,TX
2015 Symphonic Infinitum (solo exhibition), Post Studio Space, Houston, TX
2014 500x Expo, 500x Gallery, Dallas, TX.
2016 iDEAS 16, The International Digital Media and Arts Assoc, Lead Curator, Winona MN
2015 Serious Play (2-person show), Mary Matteson Parrish Art Gallery, Lone Star College,Woodlands, TX
2015 A Second Look, Forsythe Gallery, Texas A&M University, TX
2015 Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Stark Gallery, Texas A&M University, TX
2014 Luck of the Draw, Diverse Works, Houston, TX
2010 More Serious Business, Fowler Center, Bethlehem, PA
2008 The Elusive Surrounding, Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MA
2002 Solo Exhibition, Engine Performance Space, Baltimore, MD