Associate Professor, University of Kansas
Art History PhD, 1994
Sherry Fowler specializes in Japanese Buddhist art. Her interests include pre-modern sculpture, Edo and Meiji period Japanese temple prints (keidaizu), pilgrimage prints (ofuda), foreign interactions with Japanese art, issues of collecting, and ritual. Her recent research projects focus on the development of the imagery of the cult of the Six Kannon in Japan and Buddhist prints in the pilgrimage process.