| Sherry Salari Sander resides in the Montana countryside surrounded by a mini wildlife preserve, the setting for her home and studio. She draws much inspiration
from animals seeking protection there as well as from extensive travel and research ranging from the Alaska bush to the African plains.
Among her awards, Sander was honored at the Thomas Gilcrease Museum "Rendezvous '95" with a retrospective exhibition. She also received
the Artist's Choice Award at the Buffalo Bill Art Show in 1995.Sherry won the Ranieri Sculpture Casting Award at the Allied Artists of
American’s recent 95th Annual Exhibition in New York. The Ranieri award is presented by Ranieri Sculpture Casting, a second generation
owned bronze casting foundry in New York City. Her large-size American Bison sculpture can be seen at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center,
the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater and the High Desert Museum. The Denver Zoo and the Oklahoma City Zoo as well as the Benson Park Sculpture
Garden and the Genesee Country Museum display her Gorilla sculpture. Huntly Lodge at Big Sky Resort features Sander's Grizzly; the National
Museum of Wildlife Art exhibit her Foxes on the Bayou and The Bearded Ones; and the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum presents her Herd of
Birds and Wood Ducks on Still Water.
In 2009, Sherry received "Fellow"status at the National Sculpture Society.