(Russian, B. 1930)
Realist oil painter of rural landscapes, figures and portraits and also a
sculptor and lithographer, Adolf Sehring, in his paintings, depicts scenes of
historic "Tetley Plantation" located in the picturesque Piedmont
Sehring has had portrait commissions including one of Pope John Paul II, which is now in the Vatican Collection. He has held the position of Lecturer to various art organizations including the Lehigh Valley Art Group.
In addition, he is the winner of many international awards. Also, his work is in such prestigious collections as the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Grand Palais in Paris, U.S. Embassy to Sweden, Chrysler Museum, the Mellons, Temple University, Museum of St. Mary's Institute for Eastern Culture, Bayly Museum of the University of Virginia, Hamilton Insurance Company Collection, U.S. State Department Art for Embassies, Museum of Church History Art, and the Vatican Collection, among many other private and public collections.
During the past thirty years his art has seen an astronomic rise in popularity by knowledgeable collectors, dramatically increasing in value. Adolf Sehring's position among world renowned artists is best judged by the eminence of the collections that host his works and the recognition our culture pays him.
Sehring is also listed in the following publications:
"Who's Who in American Art"
"Personalities of the South"
Books on Sehring (available from Adolf Sehring Studio, Inc):
"Adolf Sehring and Realism" (1979)
"The Real World of Adolf Sehring" (1989)