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Artist Sharon Jones


An example of fine art by Sharon Jones

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.sharonjonesfineart.com

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $295.00 - $1,800.00
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Biography


Sharon Jones, an emerging painter, lives and works in Wilmington NC.  Her colorful paintings pay homage to both rural and coastal North Carolina.  Shore birds, tobacco barns, historic homes, landscapes, and pet portraits are brought to life with strong compositions and color. Sharon is drawn to subject matter with dynamic graphics and enjoys the construction process of painting from the starting composition to the final notes of color. Sharon strives to capture the vibrancy and variety of nature in her paintings.
 
A native of eastern North Carolina, Sharon relocated from Greenville to Wilmington in 1985 to continue her banking career after earning a Business Administration degree from East Carolina University. She married Wilmington native Frank Jones, and they are the parents of Emily and Franklin. In 2014, Sharon discovered her creative passion and focus in the form of oil painting. Sharon began accepting commissions and participating in local art shows & sales in 2017.
 
Awards include: 
Honorable Mention at Landfall Foundation Art Show 2017
People’s Choice Award at Art in the Arboretum 2017
Jerry’s Artarama II Award at the 37th Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale 2019
 
Sharon’s works have been included in The Official Cape Fear Resource Guide and in exhibitions at Artiste Gallery and Cape Fear Artists. Current selections are available at Water + Color Gallery in Wilmington, NC and All About Art Gallery on Bald Head Island, NC.
 
Unconditional support and belief in me to do anything "I set my mind to" were two of the greatest gifts my dad gave me. Throughout life I have succeeded and failed at many challenges, but this belief in me always provided the courage to TRY. Such is the case with painting. As a Jack of many skills, Master of none I am thoroughly enjoying this season of life as I learn and grow as an artist. Thanks for joining me [...]

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