Sharon received a B.A. Degree with honors in Pictorial Arts and a Teaching Credential from UCLA. She works in a variety of painting and drawing media and has participated in many juried group shows, with some paintings winning awards. This pomegranate painting won First Place for Faculty in a recent Spruill Gallery show juried by a curator from the High Museum.
Sharon has been teaching painting and drawing classes since 2003. She started teaching adult Saturday workshops while pursuing a full time corporate career in health care information technology. She retired from the I.T. position in 2016 and is now teaching teen classes too. She applies her structured corporate training experience to art classes.
Sharon is a Member of Excellence of the Southeastern Pastel Society and serves as a Website adminstrator. She is also a member and publicity chair of Dunwoody Fine Art Association. She opened an Etsy shop where she sells mostly small paintings, many from her travels.