Breast Cancer Research semipostal (1998)
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.