Biography

Whether using shape, line or color, Zahava Sherez’s art is about the essence of the Heroine’s/Hero’s Journey as experienced by the individual and the collective. Having lived on four continents, and a direct descendent of generations of immigrants and refugees, Zahava embraces all cultures, traditions and the highest level of spirituality. Her experiences have taught her that humanity is all one. Her influences are many but include Brancusi, Isamu Noguchi, Eva Hesse, Rumi and The Guides.

Zahava’s work appears in private and corporate collections in the U.S, Israel, The Netherlands, Australia, Corsica, Argentina, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. She is the recipient of numerous awards and has shown her work from California to New York in such venues as: The Discovery Museum, CT; Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, NY; The American Artists Professional League, Salmagundi Club, NY; SculptureSite Gallery, CA; St. Mary’s College Museum of Art, CA, and many more. Internationally, she has exhibited in Paris and Corsica.

Born in Argentina, Zahava grew up in Israel, lived on both coasts of the US. She now has studios in Oakland, CA and Chapala, MX.