Melissa Sherman


Art Shows/Exhibits/Awards

Parson’s School of Design-BFA thesis show
Hamilton Art Gallery- group show            
Member’s Show-RHGA
Small Treasures-Group Show RHGA
Old Town Hall /Serpa Gallery- RTO group show
Newmarket Golf Club -RTO group show
Artisan’s Market-Minden,Ontario
General Mercer PS-Christmas Market
Richmond Hill Cultural Summit Artists Gallery
RHGA/Dr. Reza Montazeri-Show to benefit Hill House Hospice
Burr House Artisans Gallery-group show
Ontario Shores Gallery Juried Show-Celebrating 100 years of Care
Mill Pond Gallery-member shows
Covernotes Cafe, Richmond Hill

Virtual group Show-RHGA

Tall Sequoia Virtual Show

Barrie Art Club member show


Work Experience 

 1984-2017          Teacher

York Region District School Board

Winnipeg Art gallery, Winnipeg, MB                        

Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington, ON                        

Manitou-Wabing Sports and Arts Centre, McKellar, Ont.
Sunnybrook Hospital, North York, ON (Teacher of Visual Arts to disabled War Veterans)

2011-present   Yoga Instructor:
Town of Richmond Hill, Ontario (seniors, adults, children, teens, prenatal)
Community Living South-Yoga Instructor
Town of Newmarket, Senior’s yoga instructor
Algonquin/Highlands, Carnarvon, Ontario
Body Visions Fitness Club    
TNT Hot Yoga

Anytime Fitness, Richmond Hill  

2017-present  Memberships

Richmond Hill Group of Artists/Executive Board

Richmond Hill Potter's Guild   

Barrie Art Club




York University, North York, ON   Bachelor of Education  (Bach.Ed) J/I specialization in Fine Arts.  
Parson’s School Of Design, N.Y   Bachelor of Fine Arts: (BFA) Specialization in Ceramic Design and Technology.
University of Massachusetts:  Amherst, MA.    Liberal Arts, Visual Arts, Art History
 Kripalu Centre for Yoga and Health, Stockbridge, Mass.
Kripalu 200 hr Yoga Teacher Certification
Kriplau Yoga Teacher Training for Seniors
Kripalu 500 hr Teacher training                

Rainbow Kids, Children’s Yoga Teacher Certification,
Yin Yoga Teacher Certification, Bernie Clark
Yin Yoga/meditation, Sarah Powers
Advanced Yin Yoga, Cathy Keenan
Eat Breath Thrive, Module 1, SanDiego, Ca.
Healer Within Medical Qi Gong Teacher Certification

2010 - present
2010 - present