Eric Sher was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and has studied fine art and illustration. His career includes exhibiting his artworks at galleries throughout South Africa in solo and group exhibitions. Many of his artworks form part of corporate and private collections.
As a professional artist he created a drawing of Chancellor House which has been endorsed by both the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Johannesburg Development Agency. This particular artwork has been displayed at Constitutional Hill, the Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg Development Agency and WITS University.
He is one of the top 20 South African artists that has been selected to participate in the We Love Mandela exhibition which has travelled to London, Paris, New York and Toronto.