Sharon Paster Biography

Born: 1955, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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

Selected Exhibitions:
Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce, Mill Valley, CA, group show (Mar 2018)
Simon Breitbard Fine Arts, Winter Show (Nov 2012-2017)
Bay Area Women Artists, O’Hanlon Center, Mill Valley, juried by Seager Gray (Aug 2015-2017)
201 California Lobby, SF, curated by William Torphy Fine Arts (July 2018)
The Studio Shop Gallery, Burlingame, CA, 2-person show (Mar 2017)
Village Theatre Art Gallery, Danville, CA, group show (Mar 2017)
The Studio Shop Gallery, Burlingame, CA, group show (Nov 2016)
Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, Las Cruces, NM, permanent library installation (2016)
Google SF Headquarters, 4th Floor Lobby (Nov 2015)
Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce, solo show (July 2015)
Ruby Living Design, Mill Valley, CA, group show (Apr 2014)
Art Market San Francisco Art Fair, SB Fine Arts (May 2011 and 2013)
Sausalito Women’s Club, Centennial Invitational Group Show (2013)
Marin Masters, Outdoor Art Club, Mill Valley, CA, Invitational Show (Feb 2012)
Marin Decorator Showcase, Belvedere, CA (Feb 2012)
The Depot, Mill Valley, CA, solo show (Nov 2011)
Noci Gelateria and Gallery, Mill Valley, CA, solo show (Oct 2011)
San Anselmo Town Hall, San Anselmo, CA, solo show (Oct 2010)
College of Marin Emeritus Center, Kentfield, CA, solo show (July 2010)
Editions Limited Gallery, Emeryville, CA (July 2010 and 2007)
Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, CA, figurative group show (Oct 2009)
Falkirk Annual Juried Exhibition, San Rafael, CA (May 2010)
Falkirk 100 Invitational, San Rafael, CA (2010-2012)
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, CA, “Conversations” group show (Dec 2008)
Marin Community Foundation, “Past, Present, Personal” group show (Oct 2008)
Art League of Northern California, Annual National Juried Exhibition (Aug 2006 and 2008)
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, “Wet Paint” (June 2008 and Aug 2009)
Hershon Hartley Design, San Anselmo, CA, 2-person show (Apr 2008 and Oct 2009)
College of Marin Fine Arts Gallery, “Spatial Relations” 3-person show (Oct 2007)
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Juried Biennial (2005, 2007, 2009)
Napa Valley Mustard Festival, Juried Show (Jan 2007)
Marin Arts Council Members’ Exhibit, Marin County Civic Center (2006)
142 Throckmorton Theatre Gallery, Mill Valley, CA, solo show (2006)
Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, CA, “Primarily Red” Juried Show (2005)
College of Marin “Faces of the Fallen” Participating Artist, Traveling Show (2004)
Mill Valley Art Commission, Mill Valley Community Center, 2-person show (2002)
Marin Open Studios (2001-present)
Sausalito ICB Winter Open Studios (2014-present)

Juried Art Auctions (Charitable Donations):
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, “Connect and Collect” (Oct 2017)
Art for AIDS, San Francisco (Oct 2015-present)
Lymelight Foundation, Lyme Disease “Dart for Art” (Mar 2015-2018)
Hair-to-Stay Foundation, SF, Breast Cancer Treatment (2018)
CASA, Marin Advocates for Children (2016-2017)

Publications:
San Francisco Magazine (Feb 2018)
Marin Magazine (July 2017)
Luxe Magazine (Sept 2017)
American Artwork, Alcove Books (2017)
Serena & Lily Catalog (May 2011-June 2017)
American Art Collector, Alcove Books, Juried Competition of New Work (2004-2016)
Macmillan Publishing, Macroeconomics Textbook Cover (2015)
Artweek, Volume 38, Issue 7 (Sept 2007)
Art of Northern California, Alcove Books (2003-2016)

Other:
Juror, Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival (2017)
Juror, Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce, Art Selection Committee (2016) Board of Directors, ICB Artist Association (2015-present)

Representation:
Simon Breitbard Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA The Studio Shop Gallery, Burlingame, CA Jules Place, Boston, MA

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