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Artist Sharon Wadsworth-Smith


An example of fine art by Sharon Wadsworth-Smith

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://wadsworthsmithart.com

  • Year Born: 1956

  • Painter in Acrylic, Oil, Watercolour

  • Landscapes, Figurative, Still Life

  • Loves colour, life, music and dance

  • Price Range: $40.00 - $4,000.00




The Artist Says:


If Art mimics life, no wonder it is always a work in progress!




Biography


Sharon Wadsworth-Smith lives on a lake on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, where she creates captivating paintings, rich with texture and loose brushwork.
She was born in Regina Saskatchewan in the mid of winter where she spent her early years, drawing on everything, and taking every art class she could find. In her teens, she headed west to Vancouver and completed her Associate in Arts Diploma in Graphic Design. She moved to the Toronto area and after working for several years as a graphic artist, returned to her fine arts roots and started to teach fine arts classes. She is a prolific painter and instructor in several mediums including drawing, watercolour, oil and acrylic.
 
Her work is widely collected and she has received numerous awards including recent McMichael Gallery Plein Air Painting Award, 1st place award and Established Artist of the Year Award for 2018.
 
“I’m a minimalist and prefer to express my art with loose brush strokes and palette knife work. It’s exciting to let some things happen naturally on the canvas and leave something to the viewers’ imagination. Movement plays an important role in my process and gives me the opportunity to play with blurred images and fuzzy lines. It’s wonderful to paint what you see but more fun to paint what you feel.."
 
Sharon received her formal Art training in Vancouver as a Graphic Artist. She worked for several years in that field and has been painting and teaching in a variety of mediums receiving numerous awards for her work including recent awards 2018 Established Artist of the Year Award and 2018 McMichael Gallery Plein Aire Painting Award, 1st Place.
 
She is a prolific painter and instructor in several mediums including drawing, watercolour, oil and acrylic. Her work in Graphic Design has given her a strong understanding of creative photography which helps her [...]

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