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Artist Sharon Griffes Tarr


An example of fine art by Sharon Griffes Tarr

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"Sharon is the best teacher in our 10 year experience". 
 
 
 



Biography


As I've matured as an artist, I find evoking mood and atmosphere in my work has become my primary focus. The relationships of things and the emotion of a given moment holds my interest.

Working en plein air for many years has developed a sensitivity to and a depth of knowledge for the effects of light and atmosphere on the landscape. Conversely, work in the studio provided essential time for creative experimentation and the development of my unique technical approach to painting. These combined elements are essential to the outcome of each of my paintings.

The joy of being an artist with the ability to explore self-expression in ways that brings joy, insight and love to others is truly a blessing. I am deeply grateful to my family and friends for their encouragement in my pursuit of a creative life. Because of them, I strive always to keep an open mind to new ideas and to continue to learn the vocabulary of painting, thus furthering my ability to express my ideas and deep feelings of the natural world.
 
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS and REPRESENTATION
Associate with Distinction, American Women Artists
Master status,  Great Lakes Plein Air Painters Association
member, Plein air Artists of West MichiganSharon's paintings are included in collections across the USA and in several countries abroad.Michigan Galleries include: Framer's Edge, Okemos and her Williamston Studio Gallery
The photo below is by courtesy of artist Lisa Richter.
 
COMMISSION INFORMATION
Sharon is pleased to consider commissioned artwork assignments.
Paintings of special times, people and places are important and make truly unique gifts.  Commissioning a painting with Sharon includes "you" in developing the concept of  the subject. Your ideas and needs will be a part of planning the nature of the subject and a  budget that is comfortable for your  pocketbook. See further information below in the question and answer section.
 
CONTACT INFORMATION
PO Box 95, Williamston, [...]

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