Art of the Stamp
From the Collection of the United States Postal Services

Whitney Sherman

Breast Cancer Research semipostal (1998)

Illustrator, designer, and educator Whitney Sherman creates commissioned art for a national and Canadian clientele from her studio in Baltimore, Maryland. She holds a bachelor of fine arts degree in photography from the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she now serves as chair of the illustration faculty. Self-taught in illustration and design, her work has been recognized by numerous art organizations and selected by American Illustration and Communication Arts. Her book and jacket illustrations have been commissioned by Henry Holt & Co., St. Martin’s Press, and Scholastic Books, among others. Recent exhibits include “The Art of Transportation” at the San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Commission Gallery and “Twenty Years of Cricket Covers” at the Art Institute of Chicago. Her illustration for the Breast Cancer Research semipostal issued in 1998 was her first project for the U.S. Postal Service.



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