Thursday, July 9, 2009

Sharon Farber Art Show

July 12- August 22nd, 2009

Sharon graduated with honors from U Mass Amherst in 1983, with a BA in sociology. After several years as a social worker she began a twenty year career as a massage therapist and healer. She taught classes in massage and healing, and created the Avon Massage Therapy Center which she sold after fifteen years in order to pursue a full time career as an artist.

Sharon has studied watercolor with Anne Lindsay, Susan Abbot, Tom Lynch, Tony Couch, Brian Colbath, and Jeanne Carbonetti. She studies privately with Laura Eden. Sharon has exhibited in Torrington, Winsted, New Hartford, Barkhamsted, Canton, Avon, Granby, East Granby, West Hartford, Manchester, New Haven, Bloomfield, Simsbury, Farmington, Hartford and Chester. Solo shows scheduled for 2009 include New Milford and Cheshire, CT and Great Barrington, Mass.

Sharon is now teaching watercolor painting. She is a member of the Connecticut Watercolor Society, Avon Arts Association, and the Farmington Valley Arts Center. Sharon is the Education Coordinator and a member of the New Hartford Art League.
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