Participant Profile

Sheryl Oring

United States
North Carolina

Sheryl Oring has an interdisciplinary practice that incorporates both old and new media to tell stories, examine publicopinion and foster open exchange. Her artwork is interactive and process-based, relying on public and community inputfor its ultimate manifestation as performances, installations, sculptures, photo and video works and artist books. Oring’swork has been shown at Art Prospect festival in St. Petersburg, Russia; Encuentro in São Paolo, Brazil; the Jewish MuseumBerlin; the 01SJ Biennial in San Jose, CA; Bryant Park at The New York Public Library; the Boston Public Library; and theMcCormick Freedom Museum in Chicago. She has received a number of grants including a Creative Capital Foundationgrant and a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship. Oring is presently at work on a public art commission at the SanDiego International Airport.EDUCATION2011 M.F.A. in Visual Art: University of California, San Diego.1987 B.S. in Journalism: University of Colorado, Boulder.