Sharon Paster Biography

Born:
1955, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Education:
BA Brandeis University, Phi Beta Kappa, Fine Arts Concentration (1976)
College of Marin (Painting and Sculpture Post-Graduate Studies, 2012)

Awards:
Sausalito Art Commission Juried Show, “Scissors Paper Rock,” Best in Rock award (2005)
Sonoma Salute to the Arts Visual Art Competition, 2nd Place (2005)
Sonoma Salute to the Arts Visual Art Competition, Honorable Mention (2007)

Selected Exhibitions of Sharon’s Fine Art Gallery Paintings:
201 California Street Lobby, San Francisco, solo show curated by William Torphy Fine Arts (July-Aug 2017)
The Studio Shop, Burlingame, CA, 2-person show (Mar 2017)
The Town of Danville Art Gallery, Danville, CA, invitational group show (Mar 2017)
The Studio Shop, Burlingame, CA, group show (Nov 2016)
Google SF, 4th Floor Lobby, San Francisco (Dec 2015)
Bay Area Women Artists, O’Hanlon Center, Mill Valley, CA (Sept 2015-2017)
Art for AIDS Auction, San Francisco (Oct 2015-2017)
Ruby LivingDesign, Mill Valley (April 2014)
SB Fine Arts, San Francisco Art Fair (May 2013)
Simon Breitbard Fine Arts Winter Show (Dec 2012-2016)
Marin Masters, Mill Valley, CA, Outdoor Art Club Invitational (Feb 2012)
Marin Decorator Showcase, Belvedere, CA (Feb 2012)
The Depot, Mill Valley, CA, one-person show (Nov 2011)
Noci Gelateria and Gallery, Mill Valley, CA , one-person show (Oct 2011)
Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts, San Francisco Art Fair, CA (May 2011)
San Anselmo Town Hall, San Anselmo, CA (Oct 2010)
College of Marin Emeritus Center, one-person show (July 2010)
Editions Limited Gallery, Emeryville, CA (July 2010)
Falkirk Annual Juried Exhibition, San Rafael, CA (May 2010) and Falkirk 100 Invitational (2010-2012)
Donna Seager Gallery, Figurative Group Show (Oct 2009)
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, “Conversations: A Group Show” (Dec 2008)
Marin Community Foundation, “Past Present Personal” Group Show (Oct 2008)
Art League of Northern California, Annual National Juried Exhibition (Aug 2008 and 2006)
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, “Wet Paint” (Aug 2009 and June 2008)
Hershon Hartley Design, San Anselmo, CA, 2-person Show (Oct 2009 and Apr 2008)
College of Marin Fine Art Gallery, “Spatial Relations” 3-person Show (Oct 2007)
Editions Limited Gallery, Emeryville, CA (July 2007)
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Juried Biennial (2005, 2007 and 2009)
Napa Valley Mustard Festival, Juried Show (Jan 2007)
Marin Arts Council Members’ Exhibit, Marin County Civic Center (2006)
142 Throckmorton Theatre Gallery, One-person Show, Mill Valley, CA (2006)
Artisans Gallery “Primarily Red” Juried Show, Mill Valley, CA (2005)
College of Marin “Faces of the Fallen” Participating Artist (2004)
Mill Valley Art Commission, Mill Valley Community Center, 2-person Show (Aug 2002)
Marin Open Studios (2001-Present)

Publications:
Serena and Lily Catalog, May 2011-Present
American Art Collector, Alcove Books, 2004-2012 Juried Competition of New Work
Artweek, Volume 38, Issue 7, Sept 2007
Art of Northern California, Alcove Books, 2003-2016

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