Visual Artist  
Gerald Euhon Sheffield II

Registan Square, Samarkand, Uzbekistan 

Gerald Euhon Sheffield II (he/him) is an artist and educator living and working in Hudson Valley, New York. His studio discipline is based in critical and site-specific research, painting and sculpture. Sheffield’s professional background consists of a diversity of institutions and collaborations across borders. He served in the United States Army for eight years as a Visual Communications and Military Intelligence Public Affairs specialist in Paraguay, Guatemala, Brazil, and Kuwait. He deployed to Baghdad, Iraq (2007-2008), working alongside Iraqi civilians and community leaders during the Iraqi Reconstruction Campaign.

He received a BFA in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts, and an MFA in Painting/Printmaking from Yale University. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the United States Armed Forces Meritorious Service Medal, the Alice Kimball English Traveling Fellowship, the JUNCTURE Human Rights Research and Travel Fellowship, and the US Fulbright to Uzbekistan (2019). He is a (2022-2023) National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Veteran Fellow. Recent exhibitions include fables for introverts, NADA House (2022) Artist Residency and Exhibition, Governors Island, New York, and melancholy satire, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston Massachusetts (2022).

2019, Gerald Euhon Sheffield II