Joseph D. Shero
Bird Sculptor

                     
A lifetime resident of Dallas
County, Joe began carving
in 1972.  What started as a
hobby in his leisure time has
now grown into a satisfying
outlet for his talents.

Shero's carvings cover a
wide variety of North
American waterfowl, 
raptors, gamebirds and 
songbirds.  Each piece is an
original pattern created by 
the artist.  Grace, symmetry
and life-like detail 
completes what appears to 
be a live bird.

Since spending some time
in Ft. Sill, Oklahoma in
1965, Joe and his wife
have shared a special 
interest in Native American
History.  This interest and
extensive research led to a
workshop with some 
members of the Cowboy
Artists of America and a
new series of Native 
American subjects.  
Available at present are
two Eastern  Woodland 
warriors and an 
Apache maiden.

All artwork is in Limited
Edition, and all are signed,
numbered and dated.  A
Certificate of Authenticity
comes with each sculpture.

                              Address:   Feathers Limited
                                                2520 Greenhill Dr
                                                Mesquite, TX  75150
                                                (972) 279-7682

                      Commissions:  Yes, $250 - $25,000

                    Subject matter   Birds of Prey, Waterfowl, 
                        of Specialty:  
Gamebirds and Songbirds.
                                               Some of his most recent carvings
                                               include a Mockingbird Harassing 
                                               a Cat, a Courting Scissortail in 
                                               flight entitled "Sky Dance", also
                                               a  Flying Bald  Eagle with a three
                                               foot wingspan, a Pintail as it
                                               begins to land, and a Blue Quail.

                            Mediums:  Wood
                                               Bronze

                            Birthdate:  11 March 1940

                            Schooling:  University of Texas at 
                                               Arlington/Commercial
                                               Art Major    Self taught 
                                               wood carver - 1972

                     Memberships:  Audubon Society, National 
                                               Wildlife Federation,  Ducks 
                                               Unlimited, Texas Decoy
                                               Collectors  Association, North 
                                               Texas Wood Carvers Guild

      Who Had the Greatest   Gilbert Maggioni, Granger
                        influence on  
McKoy, John Scheeler,  and Basil
                         your Work:  
Ede, Grant Speed, Pat Hapenstall,
                                               Howard Terpning and Juan Dell

                                   

 

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