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:

 2019
Jen Tough Gallery, Benicia, CA, “Flora and Fauna,” juried group show (Feb)
O’Hanlon Art Center, Mill Valley, CA, “About Lines,” juried group show (May)
ICB Art Center, Sausalito, CA, “Amuse Me” group show (May)
Marin Open Studios (May)

2018
Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, CA, ICB Artists group show (Nov-Dec)
San Diego Art Fair, Opus Collective, San Diego, CA (Oct)
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA “Connect and Collect” group show (Oct)
Jen Tough Gallery Dogpatch Pop-up, San Francisco, “New Lands” invitational show (Oct)
Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA “After Dark,” juried group show (Sept)
Marin Community Foundation, 25th Anniversary Open Studios Invitational (Sept)
Bay Area Women Artists, O’Hanlon Art Center, Mill Valley, CA, juried group show (Aug)
Throckmorton Theatre Gallery, Mill Valley, CA solo show (July)
Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce, Mill Valley, CA invitational group show (Mar)
Simon Breitbard Fine Arts, San Francisco, Winter Show (Nov)
201 California Lobby, SF, solo show curated by William Torphy Fine Arts (July)
Marin Open Studios (May)
ICB Winter Open Studios (Dec)

2017
The Studio Shop Gallery, Burlingame, CA, 2-person show (Mar)
Village Theatre Art Gallery, Danville, CA, invitational group show (Mar)
Bay Area Women Artists, O’Hanlon Art Center, Mill Valley, CA, juried group show (Aug)
Simon Breitbard Fine Arts, San Francisco, Winter Show (Nov)
Marin Open Studios (May)
ICB Winter Open Studios (Dec)

2016
The Studio Shop Gallery, Burlingame, CA group show (Nov)
Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, Las Cruces, NM, permanent library installation
Bay Area Women Artists, O’Hanlon Center, Mill Valley, CA (Aug)
Simon Breitbard Fine Arts, SF, Winter Show (Nov)
Marin Open Studios (May)
ICB Winter Open Studios (Dec)

2015
Google SF Headquarters, 4th Floor Lobby (Nov)
Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce, solo show (July)
Bay Area Women Artists, O’Hanlon Arts Center, juried group show (Aug)
Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts, Winter Show (Nov)
Marin Open Studios (May)
ICB Winter Open Studios (Dec)

2014
Ruby Living Design, Mill Valley, CA, group show (Apr)
Marin Open Studios (May)
ICB Winter Open Studios (Dec)

2013
Art Market, SF Art Fair, Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts (May)
Sausalito Women’s Club, Centennial Invitational group show (Dec)
Marin Open Studios (May)

2012
Marin Masters, Outdoor Art Club, Mill Valley, CA, Invitational Show (Feb)
Marin Decorator Showcase, Belvedere, CA (Feb)
Falkirk 100 Invitiational, San Rafael, CA
Marin Open Studios (May)

2011
The Depot, Mill Valley, CA, solo show (Nov)
Noci Gelateria and Gallery, solo show (Oct)
Marin Open Studios (May)

2010
San Anselmo Town Hall, San Anselmo, CA, solo show (Oct)
College of Marin Emeritus Center, Kentfield, CA solo show (July)
Editions Limited Gallery, Emeryville, CA (July)
Marin Open Studios (May)

2009
Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, CA, figurative group show (Oct)
Falkirk Annual Juried Exhibition, San Rafael, CA (May)
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA, “Wet Paint” group show (Aug)
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Juried Biennial
Hershon Hartley Design, San Anselmo, CA, 2-person show (Oct)
Marin Open Studios (May)

2008
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA, group show (Dec)
Marin Community Foundation, Novato, CA, group show (Oct)
Art League of Northern California Annual National Juried Exhibition (Aug)
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA, “Wet Paint” group show (June)
Hershon Hartley Design, San Anselmo, CA, 2-person show (Apr)
Marin Open Studios (May)

2007
College of Marin Fine Arts Gallery, Kentfield, CA, 3-person show (Oct)
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Juried Biennial
Napa Valley Mustard Festival, juried show (Jan)
Marin Open Studios (May)

2006
Marin Arts Council Members Exhibit, Marin Civic Center
142 Throckmorton Theatre Gallery, Mill Valley, CA, solo show
Art League of Northern California Annual National Juried Exhibition (Aug)
Marin Open Studios (May)

2005
Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, CA, juried show
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, juried Biennial
Marin Open Studios

2004
College of Marin “Faces of the Fallen” participating artist, traveling show
Marin Open Studios

2003
Marin Open Studios

2002
Mill Valley Art Commission, Mill Valley Community Center, 2-person show
Marin Open Studios

2001
Marin Open Studios

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

Publications:
House Beautiful (Feb 2019)
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)
Artwork, 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 Artists Association (2015-present)

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