THE WORK OF SHARON K. THOMAS IS AN ECLECTIC ASSORTMENT OF SUBJECT MATTER AND MEDIUMS. WHICK INCLUDE LANDSCAPE, SEASCAPES, PORTRAITURE, WILDLIFE AND STILL-LIFE. MANY OF HER PAINTINGS DEPICT SCENES OF SAN DIEGO WHERE SHE LIVES.
SHARON PAINTS IN WATERCOLOR, OIL AND ACRYLIC, BUT ALSO ENJOYS WORKING IN PEN AND INK, GRAPHITE PENCIL AND AND COLOR PENCIL.
GREETING CARDS WITH IMAGES OF SHARON'S PAINTINGS ARE AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN GALLERIES OR ONLINE. THE CARDS SHE CREATES AND PRINTS ARE CREATED BY USING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY OF HER OWN WORKS, AND HER KNOWLEDGE OF THE COMPUTER.
HER PAINTINGS ARE OFTEN FROM HER OWN PHOTOGRAPHS SHE HAS TAKEN FROM TRIPS FROM THE U.S. TO AUSTRALIA, ENGLAND ITALY, CANADA, GERMANY, AUSTRIA, MEXICO AND THE NETHERLANDS.
May 2007 - First Place Award - Watercolor entitled "Blue Heron" San Diego Museum of Art - Artists Guild, Maritime Museum Show.
March 2007 - Third Place Award - Watercolor entitled "Blue Heron" San Diego Watercolor Society
January 2007 - Honorable Mention Miniatures - Watercolor "Old Point Loma Lighthouse" San Diego Watercolor Society.
April 2003 - Grumbacher GOLD MEDAL Award - Watercolor entitled "The White Dress" Foothills Art Association Annual Juried show.
December 2003 - First Place - Peoples Choice Award- Watercolor entitled "Raggedy Ann & Andy" Foothills Art Association .
November 2003 - Honorable Mention Award- Watercolor entitled "Ocean Walk" Foothills Art Association Annual Miniature Show.
October 2001 - First Place Award - Watercolor entitled "Spring." San Diego County Bldg. Annual juried show.
April 2000 - Honorable Mention Award - Oil Painting entitled "Hotel Del" Foothills Art Association. Annual juried show.
September 2000 - Honorable Mention Award - Watercolor entitled "Senorita in Red" El Cajon Friendship Festival
April 1998 - Honorable Mention Award - Watercolor entitled "Memories of Mother" Foothills Art Association
June 1997 - Third Place - Peoples Choice Award - "Old Man in a Red Sweater" Foothills Art Association
June 1996 - Honorable Mention Award "Old Man in a Red Sweater" Del Mar Fair
Southwestern Art Association, 2005 - 2007
San Diego Museum of Art Guild, 2003-2007,
East County Art Association, 2001-2003
San Diego Watercolor Society, 2002-2007
La Jolla Art Association, 2001-2003
La Jolla Fine Arts, 2001-2007
San Diego Portrait Society, 2000-2001
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, 1996-2000
Foothills Art Association, 1990-2007
Grand Valley Artists Association, 1980-1982
Art Association Activities:
Foothills Art Association - Recording Secretary, 2005 - 2007
Foothills Art Association - Newsletter Editor, 2004 - 2007
East County Art Association - Vice President/Programs, 2003
Foothills Art Assoc. - Ways & Means Committee Chair, 1999 - 2001
Foothills Art Association Board of Directors, 1999
Foothills Art Association -3rd Vice President, 1996-1999
Foothills Art Association - Publicity Chairman, 1996-199
Beautification Project for City of El Cajon, 2004
Utility Box project - Main Street (Egrets) Suesfield Street (Palms) near El Cajon City Hall.
Banner Project for Chula Vista & Port Authority -
Watercolor: Brian Donn, Duane Light, Ruby Agnew-Vogt, Laura Buckingham
Oil: Yumi Climenson, Floyd Chandler, Perrietta Hester,
Acrylic: Elfred Lee
Drawing: Sally Beck
Drawing class - Foothills Art Assoc. Junior Members, 2005
Drawing classes for children - 2003, 2004
Art classes for Developmentally disabled adults - 2001
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