SHERMAN RAVESONAmerican, 1907-1974
During his career in the arts Sherman Raveson was a painter, stage designer for Broadway productions, author, art editor and art director for many leading publications including “Vanity Fair” and “Life.” He attended Cumberland University in Tennessee and the Art Students League in New York. Raveson’s paintings were exhibited at National Advertising Awards, Chicago Galleries Association, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, National Academy of Design, American Watercolor Society, and the 1939 New York World’s Fair. After a career in New York City, he lived in Delray Beach, Florida near Palm Beach. He died November 28, 1974 and is buried in St. John’s Cartoogechaye Episcopal Church Cemetery in Macon County, North Carolina.