The Juror: Alabama native Robert Sherer is an internationally exhibiting artist known for his use of unconventional media and for four incidents of art censorship. His career in the arts has also covered such disciplines as arts juror, critic, lecturer, educator, art dealer and international art competitor. Sherer studied painting, drawing, and printmaking at Walker College, Atlanta College of Art, Georgia State University, Rhode Island School of Design and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania where he received his Master of Fine Arts degree in 1992. He represented the USA in the 2002 Triennale de Paris, the 2001 Florence Biennale and was awarded a Lorenzo de Medici (il Magnifico) medal for his mixed media work in the 2007 Florence Biennale. His work is the subject of an art book, Blood Works: the Sanguineous Art of Robert Sherer, published by Kennesaw State University Press. Art galleries currently representing Sherer’s work include Kunstbehandlung Galerie, Munich, Germany; ArtExpo Internationale, Venice, Italy; and Lyman-Eyer Gallery, Provincetown, MA. He is a professor of art at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta.