In visual arts, excellence is defined by an artist’s genius, passion and impact of his, or her work upon viewers. In the unique art form of classic automobile restoration, Harry Sherry demonstrated all criteria necessary to be considered a truly remarkable visual artist.
From simple beginnings in his Warsaw, Ontario auto body shop in the early 1960’s his artistry grew, as did his recognition. Over ensuing years, Mr. Sherry was the recipient of countless national, and international awards for lovingly, and faithfully restoring vintage automobiles.
At an unveiling of the restoration of a 1908 heritage McLaughlin Buick for General Motors, a GM executive summed up Harry’s artistry, thus; “There are those in life who meet expectations, and there are those like Harry Sherry, who exceed them.”
Mr. Sherry passed away March 1st, 2021 at the age of 82
- photo courtesy of Jil McIntosh