About Sherman Art Conservation

Sherman Art Conservation is a Painting Conservation Studio owned and operated by Jonathan Sherman. It is located at 221 Sea Cliff Avenue in Sea Cliff, Long Island. All aspects of painting restoration/conservation are performed on a wide variety of paintings from easel paintings to murals. Most of the work is performed in the studio although large paintings can be worked upon on site.

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Jonathan Sherman

Jonathan Sherman received his training in Art Conservation in Florence, Italy receiving a Masters Degree from Dominican University with a specialization in Art Conservation. He served internships with the Williamstown Regional Art Conservation Center as well as the Springfield Museum of Art. Sherman Art Conservation was opened in 1982 in Glen Cove before moving to its present location in 1990. Work is performed in all aspects of Painting Conservation on a wide variety of paintings from Old Master to Contemporary for numerous clients throughout Nassau, Suffolk and New York City. In addition to studio work on easel paintings, Jonathan Sherman has worked on the conservation of numerous murals onsite and has served as a consultant on the restoration of historic interiors including murals and decorative painting. Jonathan Sherman has taught courses in Art Conservation Theory at Adelphi University and at C.W.Post Continuing Education. A partial list of institutional clients and projects completed include:

Institutional Clients

  • The Heckscher Museum (Huntington, New York)
  • Hofstra Museum, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
  • Hillwood Museum, L.I.U campus at C.W. Post, Brookville New York
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City, New York
  • Old Westbury Gardens Westbury, New York
  • Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
  • Raynham Hall Museum
  • Coe Hall, Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay New York
  • New Canaan Historical Society
  • Oyster Bay Historical Society
  • Southhold Historical Society
  • Merchant Marine Academy Museum (Kings Point, New York)

Murals and Historic Interior Restorations

  • Radio City Music Hall (murals)
  • American Airlines (Selwyn) Theater (project manager – murals)
  • New Amsterdam Theater (consultation on murals and decorative finishes)
  • Music Box Theater (murals)
  • Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City (project manager – murals)
  • Manhattan Supreme Court (consultant on historic decorative finishes)
  • Kansas State Capitol, Topeka (project manager – murals)
  • Hicksville Middle School (murals)
  • I.S 93, Middle Village, Queens (murals)
  • Waldorf Astoria Hotel (murals)
  • Sewanhaka High School, Floral Park, NY (WPA murals)
  • Patchogue-Medford Library (mural)
  • Belasco Theatre (Conservation of murals and consultation on decorative finishes)
  • Mepham High School, Bellmore, NY (mural)
  • Nassau County Theodore Roosevelt Executive Building, (WPA murals)
  • New York Athletic Club (murals)

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Sherman Art Conservation
221 Sea Cliff Ave., Sea Cliff New York 11579