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EH Sherman

Ellen H Sherman, who goes by EH Sherman, grew up in a small town outside Ann Arbor in Michigan where she spent most of her time outside, and developed a love for nature and the outdoors.

She began her education at Arizona State University where she fell in love with the colors and landscape of the southwest, and later transferred to Michigan State University where she graduated in 2008 with a BFA in studio art. The same year, she moved to Miami, Florida, where she helped co-found mobile game studio ChickenBrick Studios. She left the position in 2011 to pursue a career as a full-time artist. She now works out of a studio in Ann Arbor, where she paints, teaches classes, and is working on her next solo show in late 2018.

Check out her Ann Arbor recommendations below.

city guide:
Ann Arbor, MI
outdoors
Matthaei Botanical Gardens
The botanical gardens include natural areas with trails, and several research-quality habitats. The conservatory is popular year round.
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
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University of Michigan Museum of Art
The University of Michigan Museum of Art, or UMMA is one of the largest university art museums in the USA with 94,000 sq ft.
525 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
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outdoors
Nichols Arboretum
The arboretum is operated by the University of Michigan and located on the eastern edge of campus.
Nichols Arboretum, Angell, MI, USA
shopping
Argus Farm Stop

A market selling locally grown produce, meats and dairy.

325 W Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
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University of Michigan Museum of Natural History
The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History offers an array of educational programs and exhibits for both campus and community.
Alexander G. Ruthven Museums Bldg, 1109 Geddes Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
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outdoors
Border-to-Border Trail
The Border-to-Border Trail is a 10.5-mile long non-motorized pathway open for walking, running and bike riding, and takes you through several parks and across bridges for views along the Huron river. "I love to run and the Border-to-Border Trail has been wonderful." - EH Sherman  
Border-to-Border Trail, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
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The Diag
"I love the energy here. I usually bring a blanket and sit in the grass sketching the trees, students or friendly squirrels." - EH Sherman
913 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
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Broadway Bridges
"I love to stand on the path and just watch the river move under the bridge for a time. The view of the city and medical campus is just beautiful and the walk toward the Argo area is just below, making it a perfect pit stop for a few photos." - EH Sherman
375 Depot St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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food
Homes Brewery

"The food is top notch and the atmosphere is just perfect for winding down after a day of adventures. My most treasured spot is right by the fire pits with a glass of their Same Same Different." - EH Sherman

2321 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
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