Frank Sheriff

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'Mind and Heart', bronze sculpture by Frank Sheriff, 1995, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Frank Sheriff (born 1957) is an abstract sculptor who was born in Yokohama, Japan to an American father and a Japanese-American mother. Because his father was employed by the United States Army, Frank lived in Japan, Nevada, California, New York, Texas, North Carolina, and Hawaii during his childhood. He started studying art at Oregon State University but returned to Hawaii to be with his mother when his father died in 1980. He entered the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he earned a BFA in 1984, and an MFA in 1989.

Frank Sheriff is known for both abstract and representational metal sculptures. His sculptures in public places include: