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694 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215

614-221-8580

Sherrie Gallerie is a Contemporary Art gallery located in the Short North Arts District of Columbus, Ohio. We specialize in three-dimensional contemporary art including glass, ceramics, wood, fiber, mixed media, and art jewelry.

Sid Chafetz

Sherrie Gallerie represents the estate of Sid Chafetz.

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Portraits     Political     OSU     Still Lifes, Nudes, Landscapes     paintings & drawings


 

Portraits

 
Sid Chafetz, The Smoker, etching, print, printmaking, portrait, postwar, midcentury, Sherrie Gallerie

The Smoker, etching, 1964, 18.75x13.25 in

Sid Chafetz, Homage to FF Jenkins, woodcut, print, printmaking, portrait, postwar, midcentury, Sherrie Gallerie
Sid Chafetz, Amy Lived the Almanac, woodcut, print, printmaking, portrait, postwar, midcentury, Sherrie Gallerie

Amy Lived the Almanac, woodcut, 1968, 30x20 in

Left: Homage to FF Jenkins, woodcut, 1968, 34x20 in

Sid Chafetz, Rotogravure Stroller, etching, print, printmaking, portrait, postwar, midcentury, Sherrie Gallerie

Rotogravure Stroller, etching, 1974, 8.5x5.75 in

Sid Chafetz, Gogol, the Doctors, and the Leeches, woodcut, print, printmaking, portrait, postwar, midcentury, Sherrie Gallerie

Gogol, the Doctors, and the Leeches, woodcut, 1967, 22x34.25 in

Sid Chafetz, Amy Greets the Dawn, lithograph, 1988, print, printmaking, Amy Lowell, portrait, Sherrie Gallerie

Amy Greets the Dawn, lithograph, 1988, 17.5x19.5 in

Sid Chafetz, Vicky and Eddie, etching, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

Vicky and Eddie, etching, 1970, 12x9.5 in

Sid Chafetz, Isaac Bashevis Singer, lithograph, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

Isaac Bashevis Singer, lithograph, 1981, 14.5x11 in

Sid Chafetz, Gary Snyder, etching, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

Gary Snyder, etching, 1987, 11.25x8 in

Sid Chafetz, Jon, woodcut, print, printmaking, portrait, postwar, midcentury, Sherrie Gallerie

Jon, woodcut, 1954, 17x11.75 in

Sid Chafetz, Eudora Welty, color etching, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

Eudora Welty, color etching, 1981, 13.25x9.5 in

Sid Chafetz, Adele, lithograph, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

Adele, lithograph, 1947, 13x10.5 in

Sid Chafetz, James Joyce, woodcut, print, printmaking, portrait, postwar, midcentury, Sherrie Gallerie

James Joyce, woodcut, 1979, 14.7x16 in

Sid Chafetz, Classical Stroller, color etching, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie
Sid Chafetz Classical Stroller color etching blue printmaking Sherrie Gallerie

Classical Stroller, 2005, color etching, 12.5x7.5 in

Sid Chafetz, Amy and the Butterflies, lithograph, print, printmaking, portrait, Amy Lowell, Sherrie Gallerie

Amy & the Butterflies, lithograph, 1985, 33x26 in

Sid Chafetz, Thoreau, lithograph, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

Thoreau, lithograph, 1978, 21x15.25 in

Sid Chafetz, James Baldwin, lithograph, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

James Baldwin, lithograph, 1981, 17x12.25 in

Sid Chafetz, Mark Strand, color woodcut, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

Mark Strand, color woodcut, 1988, 6.75x4.75 in

Sid Chafetz, W.C. Williams, etching, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

W.C. Williams, etching, 1970, 8x5.75 in

Sid Chafetz, Ben Franklin, woodcut, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

Ben Franklin, woodcut, 1970, 4.5x3.25 in

Sid Chafetz, Heinrich Heine, woodcut, print, printmaking, portrait, postwar, midcentury, Sherrie Gallerie

Heinrich Heine, woodcut, 1970, 19.5x11.5 in

Sid Chafetz, Lady and Dogs, color lithograph, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

Lady and Dogs, color lithograph, 1988, 21.5x13.75 in

Sid Chafetz, Vladimir Mayakovsky, print, woodcut, printmaking, midcentury, portrait, Sherrie Gallerie

Mayakovsky, woodcut, 1969, 17.5x11.5 in

Sid Chafetz, A.J. Muste, woodcut, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

A.J. Muste, woodcut, 1967, 26x15.5 in

Sid Chafetz, Self Portrait, color lithograph, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

Self Portrait, color lithograph, 1987, 22x15 in

 

Political

 
Sid Chafetz, Faith Hope and Charity, etching, political, print, printmaking, midcentury, Sherrie Gallerie

Faith, Hope, and Charity, etching, 1969, 8.5x10.5 in

Sid Chafetz, Ephemera Series #8, color etching, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

Ephemera Series #8 (Even the Biggest Ball of String), color etching, 1977, 35x23.75 in

Sid Chafetz, Ephemera Series #4, color etching, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

Ephemera Series #4 (For the Archives), etching with chine colle, 1974-6, 23.24x17 in

Sid Chafetz, I Hear America Singing II, lithograph, etching, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

I Hear America Singing II, color lithograph and etching, 1970-72, 17.25x20.25 in

Sid Chafetz, She Weeps and Needs To, lithograph, political, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

She Weeps...and Needs To, lithograph, 2000, 19x13 in

Sid Chafetz, Patriotism II, etching, political, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie
Sid Chafetz, Souvenir, etching, political, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

Souvenir, etching and aquatint, 1960-1969, 9.75x7.5 in

Right: Patriotism II, etching, 1970, 10x8.75 in

Sid Chafetz, Patriotism, etching, print, printmaking, portrait, postwar, midcentury, Sherrie Gallerie

Patriotism, etching, 1969, 18x15 in

Sid Chafetz, Three Women, etching, political, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

Three Women, etching, 1968-1971, 7.5x9 in

 

The Ohio State University

 
Sid Chafetz, Men of Goodwill, woodcut, printmaking, Ohio State University, Sherrie Gallerie

Men of Goodwill, woodcut, 1963, 17.5x18 in

Sid Chafetz, Triple A, woodcut, print, printmaking, portrait, Ohio State University, postwar, midcentury, Sherrie Gallerie

Triple A, color woodcut, 1986, 18.5x12.5 in

Sid Chafetz, Moo, woodcut, printmaking, Ohio State University, Sherrie Gallerie

Moo-oo, color woodcut, 1963, 17x24in

Sid Chafetz, Mars and Venus Last Tango in Columbus, woodcut, print, printmaking, Ohio State University, Sherrie Gallerie

Mars & Venus - Last Tango in Columbus, woodcut, 1975, 29.5x20 in

Sid Chafetz, Swift, etching, printmaking, Ohio State University, Sherrie Gallerie

Swift, etching and aquatint, 1970, 15x14 in

Sid Chafetz, At the Game, lithograph, printmaking, Ohio State University, Sherrie Gallerie

At the Game, color lithograph, 1989, 9.5x8.5 in

Sid Chafetz, Baa, etching, printmaking, Ohio State University, Sherrie Gallerie

Baa-aa, etching, 1963, 8.5x14 in

Sid Chafetz, This Years Squad, woodcut, print, printmaking, portrait, Ohio State University, postwar, midcentury, Sherrie Gallerie

This Year's Squad, color woodcut, 1990, 14x10.5 in

Sid Chafetz, Meeting, etching, print, printmaking, Ohio State University, Sherrie Gallerie

Meeting, etching, 1963, 9.5x11.5 in

 

Still Lifes, Nudes, Landscapes

 
Sid Chafetz, Still Life, woodcut, printmaking, tablescape, Sherrie Gallerie

Still Life, woodcut, 1951, 8.5x17.5 in

Sid Chafetz, Reclining Nude, lithograph, printmaking, figure, Sherrie Gallerie

Reclining Nude, color lithograph, 2002, 16x21.25 in

Sid Chafetz, Mountain Landscape, unique etching, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

Mountain Landscape, unique etching, circa 1970 

Sid Chafetz, Mountain Landscape, woodcut, printmaking, Sherrie Gallerie

Mountain Landscape, color woodcut, 1971, 16x13 in

Sid Chafetz, Landscape, woodcut, printmaking, mid century, Sherrie Gallerie

Landscape, woodcut, 1950

Sid Chafetz, MacDowell Patterns, woodcut, printmaking, abstract, Sherrie Gallerie

MacDowell Patterns, color woodcut, 1979, 14x20 in

 

Paintings & Drawings

 

Artist info

Sid Chafetz was passionately interested in politics, justice, education, and literature and almost equally fond of puns, jokes, and bawdy humor. To him, being an artist meant “using satire to stab at pomposity, whether in my own field of academe or in our political world” and “honoring the great poets and writers who speak to the human condition.” These beliefs permeated his art.

Chafetz was born on March 27, 1922, in Providence, Rhode Island. He enrolled at the Rhode Island School of Design in 1940 and was drafted into the U.S. Army two years later. After serving in the war, Chafetz returned to the Rhode Island School of Design, graduating in 1947. He then went back to Europe and continued his professional training at L’Ecole Americaine des Beaux-Arts in Fontainebleau, France; the Acadãmie Julian in Paris; and with artists Fernand Lãger and Stanley W. Hayter.

 Chafetz came to teach at The Ohio State University in 1948 and was instrumental in establishing and nurturing the printmaking program in the Department of Art. He retired from the university as professor emeritus in 1982 so he could concentrate on his own work. Chafetz remained active as a working and exhibiting artist throughout his life.

 His honors and awards included two Fulbright Fellowships, a Louis Comfort Tiffany Award, a MacDowell Fellowship, and a Ford Foundation grant. Private and corporate collections worldwide, and in such museums as the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Library of Congress, the Museum of Modern Art, the Morgan Library, the New York Public Library, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Columbus Museum of Art, a major repository of his work.

 

 

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