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Sherrie Russ Levine, IPAP
 Artist Statement

"My goal in a painting, whether working outdoors or in the studio, is to give you a spontaneous impression of the extraordinary beauty that I have found in ordinary places near and far. For me my paintings are about capturing moments in my life as it unfolds around me." 


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Sherrie  Russ Levine

BIO 

Sherrie Russ Levine was born in Georgetown, South Carolina and attended Ringling School of Art & Design in Sarasota, Florida where she received her degree in graphic design and illustration. After graduating she worked in advertising agencies and corporate art departments in Atlanta, Georgia for 10 years before making Nashville, Tennessee her home. Since 1995 she has focused her energy on paintings in oil and has shown in galleries and juried shows throughout the United States. 

Levine is an artist noted for her loose impressionist paintings filled with evocative light and color. Her works capture the mood or atmosphere of any subject with expressive brushwork and just enough details to invite you to take a closer look. She often travels to find new inspiration and paints en plein air when on location, or always from life in the studio.  

Levine’s paintings are gaining national recognition in private collections and painting competitions. Her painting “Capitalizing on Sunshine” has become a part of the Tennessee State Museum’s Permanent Collection. She has continued her studies of painting under the tutelage of renowned artists: Barbara Flowers, CW Mundy, Darrell Hill, Kim English, Lori Putnam and Scott Christensen whom are among the most influential in her work.

SOLO & GROUP EXHIBITS:



2012 -  Solo Show: Featured Artist Exhibit, Two Moon Gallery, Nashville, TN

2012 -  Women Painters of the Southeast Exhibition, Corse Gallery & Atelier, Jacksonville, FL

2012 -  Huntsville Museum Gala, Huntsville Art Museum, Huntsville, AL

2011 -  6 Inch Squared: Fall Show, Randy Higbee Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA

2011 -  American Impressionist Society 12th Annual National Show, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

2011 -  Harding Art Show, Regional Juried Show, Harding Academy of Nashville, TN

2011 -  David Lipscomb Art Show, Juried Show, David Lipscomb School of Nashville, TN

2010 -  Group Exhibit, Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, New York, NY

2010 -  Harding Art Show, Regional Juried Show, Harding Academy of Nashville, TN

2010 -  Small Works Show, Nashville Gallery, Nashville, TN

2009 -  Gibson Guitar Project, Whole Foods Market of Green Hills, Nashville, TN

2009 -  Tennessee State Museum 100th Anniversary Exhibit, Nashville, TN

2009 -  Group Exhibit, Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, New York, NY

2008 -  Group Exhibit, Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, New York, NY

2007 -  Solo Exhibit & guest artist, Hanson Gallery, Knoxville, TN

2007 -  Fine Art in Brentwood, Juried Show, Brentwood Academy, Nashville, TN

2006 -  Parade of Homes, Juried Art Exhibit, at Annandale, Brentwood, TN

2006 -  Artrageous 19, Juried Art Auction, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN

2006 -  Solo Exhibit, Ruthie Cherry Fine Art Gallery, Nashville, TN

2006 -  Artclectic, Juried Fine Art Show, University School of Nashville, TN

2005 -  Solo Exhibit, Gordon Jewish Community Center of Nashville, TN

2005 -  40th Annual Central South, Regional Juried Art Exhibit, Nashville, TN

2003 -  Fine Art in Brentwood, Juried Show & Sale, Brentwood Academy, Nashville, TN 

2001 -  2012 The Chestnut Group Exhibits & Sales, Nashville, TN



HONORS & AWARDS:  



2012 - Frist Place, Driggs Digs Quick Draw, Driggs, ID

2012 - Second Place, Driggs Digs Plein Air Festival, Driggs, ID

2011 - First Place, First Annual Plein Air Paint Out & Sale, Local Color Gallery, Nashville, TN

2009 - Permanent Collection Acquisition, Tennessee State Museum, 100th Anniversary Exhibit

2009 - Permanent Collection Acquisition, Gibson Guitar Project, Whole Foods Nashville, TN 

2008 - Finalist for October, RayMarArt’s Fine Art Competition, sponsored by RayMarArt.com

2007 - Finalist for June, RayMarArt’s Fine Art Competition, sponsored by RayMarArt.com



PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: 

International Plein Air Painters, Signature member, 
American Impressionist Society, associate member,
The Chestnut Group, vice president 2012-2013, 
Women Painters of the Southeast, associate member,
Oil Painter's of America, associate member




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" Fog Lifting "      ____
24 x 24 oil on canvas
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" Fog Lifting "      ____
24 x 24 oil on canvas
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" Quiet Reflections "    ___
 Oil 12 x 24     Sold
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"  Stormy Skies Over Lacoste "    ___8 x 8 oil
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"  View  Over The Luberon Valley "    ___Oil on linen 10 x 20  $1200.00 USD
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" Litchfield by the Sea "   ___Oil on Canvas 8 x 10    Sold