Tony Scherman was born in Toronto, Ontario in 1950. He received his Master of Arts from the Royal College of Art in London, England, in 1974.
Sherman has exhibited his works in a number of solo and group exhibitions in North America and Europe.
He has played an active role in the arts community as visiting critic and lecturer at universities, art colleges and art galleries across North America and Europe.
He is a member of The Royal Canadian Academy or Arts. His work is part of many public, private, and corporate collections.
Scherman works primarily in encaustic creating impressionistic portraits, floral scenes, and occasionally uses wildlife as his subject.