SHERRI WARNER HUNTER

SWH Art Studio Inc.

3375 Fairfield Pike

Bell Buckle, TN  37020

TEL/FAX (931) 389-9649

sherriartstudio@aol.com

www.sherriwarnerhunter.com

 

 

 

SELECTED COMMISSIONS, COMMUNITY BUILDS & GRANTS             

 

2010                 “Marvelous Metamorphosis”

                        McLaren Health Care Village

                        Clarkston, MI

 

2009                 “In the Presence of Presents”

                        Executive Residence; Nashville, TN

 

2008                 “Dragon of the Courtyard: Lizzie”

Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Nashville, TN

 

“Project Buzz” (Funded in part by TN Arts Commission ABC Grant and PTO.)

Bel-Aire Elementary School; Tullahoma, TN

 

TigerTown Benches: “Swimming Tiger Bench”

Opelika, AL

 

“Wedding Patio”

Private Residence; Murfreesboro, TN

 

2007                 “Yes We Can!”

                        Second Harvest Food Bank; Nashville TN

Donor recognition pieces for the building fund.

 

TigerTown Benches: “All in a Day”

                        Opelika, AL

 

2006                 “Ward’s Lobster”           

Bell Buckle Recreational Park, TN

 

“Karen’s Alaska”

                        Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth

                        Lebanon, New Hampshire

           

                        “Flower’s for Karen”

                        Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth

                        Lebanon, New Hampshire

 

                        Rainforest Creatures

                        Shelbyville Public Library, TN

                       

“The Imagination Chair Project” (Funded in part by TN Arts                                    Commission ABC Grant and PTO.)

                        Farrar Elementary School; Tullahoma, TN

 

2005                 “Three at the Center” (Funded by the Community Foundation, TN Arts Commission, and private donations.)

                        Bowie Nature Park; Fairview, TN

 

2004                 Tiger Town Tigers

                        Opelika, AL

 

2003                 Community Mosaic

                        Turtle Grove Park; Albany, GA

                        A component in a community built playground sponsored by the Junior League.

 

                        “Wacky Water Feature”

The Sister Kay Graber Garden Playscape; Albany, NY

 

2002                 “Rain Forest Treasures”

Memphis/Shelby County Public Library (Courtyard off Children’s Area)

Memphis, TN

 

“Tigers in the Grass” (Patchwork Artist Program)

Ensworth School; Nashville, TN

Permanent mosaic installation constructed in collaboration with 5th, 6th and 7th grade students.

 

2001                 “The Gathering” (Funded in part by the NEA, TN State Arts Commission, and the Metro Arts Commission.)

                        Nashville, TN

                        Mosaic completed in collaboration with PULSE teens and community volunteers.

 

                        “SAS Totem Series” (Funded in part by TN State Arts Commission ABC Grant.)

                        St. Andrews Sewanee School; Sewanee, TN

                        Permanent sculpture installation constructed in collaboration with 7-12 grade students.

 

2000                 “Reaching for Success” (Funded by TN State Arts Commission ABC Grant and PTO.)

                        Robert E. Lee Elementary School; Tullahoma, TN

Permanent sculpture constructed in collaboration with K-5 students.

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2010                 “Changing American Family”

                        Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University

                        Nashville, TN

                       

2008                 “h o m e”

                        The University of Mississippi; Oxford, MS

 

                        “Fragments”

                        Institute of Mosaic Art; Oakland, CA

 

  

2005                 “REcollection”

                        Frist Center for Visual Arts; Nashville, TN

 

                        “It’s all part of the process.

                        Drawings, Maquettes, Sculptures, and Installation Photographs”

                        Marnie Sheridan Gallery, Harpeth Hall School

Nashville, TN

 

2000                 “Reunion”

                        St. Andrews Sewanee School; Sewanee, TN

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2010                 2010 TACA Biennial: The Best of Tennessee Crafts

                        Todd Art Gallery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee State University

 

2009                 “Mosaic Arts International 2009” (Catalogue, Best Architectural Entry Award)

                        Museum of Man; San Diego, CA

                       

2008                 “Inspired by…” Contemporary Mosaics and the Historical Tradition (Catalogue)                                (Juried Invitational)

                        University of Mary Washington; Fredericksburg, VA

 

                        “Position East:  Resurrection”

                        Art & Invention Gallery; Nashville, TN

           

2005 – 1999      Outdoor Sculpture Gallery

                        Finer Things Gallery; Nashville, TN

 

2003                 “Women Beyond Borders”

                        Frist Center for the visual Arts (Invitational)

           

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

                        Bel-Aire Elementary School, Tullahoma, TN

                        Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth; Lebanon, NH

                        Farrar Elementary School, Tullahoma, TN

            Bowie Nature Park; Fairview, TN

                        TigerTown; Opelika, AL

                        Turtle Grove; Albany, GA

                        Memphis/Shelby Public Library; Memphis, TN

                        Oasis Center; Nashville, TN

                        Saint Andrews Sewanee School; Sewanee, TN

                        Ensworth School; Nashville, TN

                        Robert E. Lee School; Tullahoma, TN

                        Bedford County Arts Council, Fly Art Center; Shelbyville, TN

                        Thomas Intermediate School; Shelbyville, TN

                        Second Harvest Food Bank, Distribution Center; Nashville, TN

                        Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt; Nashville, TN

                        Salvation Army Area Command Center; Nashville, TN

                        Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority, TN

                        Tennessee State Welcome Center; Tiftonia, TN

                        Tennessee All State Collection, Watkins Institute; Nashville, TN

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Authored:          “Creative Concrete Ornaments for the Garden”

Lark Books, a division of Sterling Publishing Co. Inc.; NY, NY

2005, ISBN 1-57990-585-4 (hardback)

 

                        “Creating with Concrete: Yard Art, Sculpture & Garden Projects”

                        Lark Books, a division of Sterling Publishing Co. Inc.; NY, NY

                        2001, ISBN 1-57990-179-4 (hardback)

 

                        Reissued under the title “Making Concrete Garden Ornaments”

                        2002, ISBN 1-57990-318-5 (paperback)

 

                        Also published in Chinese.

 

 

 

 

Hunter teaches workshops throughout the US on Concrete, Mosaics, Sculpture, and Professional Practices for Artists.  She often serves as a presenter, exhibition juror, and grant reviewer.