About the Artist

Education

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.

Teaching at the Spruill Arts Center

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.

Affiliations

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.

Etsy link

Recent Exhibitions

Dunwoody Arts and Culture Month in October

My paintings are being displayed at the Donaldson-Bannister Farm House, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Blooms of Dunwoody, and Edward Jones Financial as part of Dunwoody Arts and Culture Month.

Sights & Insights at City Gallery at Chastain Park

My watermelon painting  was juried into Dunwoody Fine Art Association's Sights & Insights exhibit at City Gallery at Chastain Park.

Southeastern Pastel Society Juried Show

One of my paintings from Iceland was accepted into the Southeastern Pastel Society's exhibition at Oglethorpe University in May 2018.