A painter and arts writer, Sharon Butler is widely known as the founder of Two Coats of Paint, a project which includes an influential art blog, an artists residency and other initiatives. The blog has been sponsored by numerous arts organizations including Creative Capital and the Warhol Foundation. In 2015, she was named the Patricia Highsmith-Plangman Fellow at Yaddo and was also the inaugural artist-in-residence at Counterproof Press. She has shown work at NADA New York (2014), and her 2016 painting exhibition at Theodore:Art in Bushwick was selected as a Critic's Pick in Time Out New York. With generous support from the Two Trees Cultural Space Subsidy Program, Butler maintains a studio down under the Manhattan Bridge.
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. MFA, Studio Art.
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA. BFA, 2-Dimensional Art.
Tufts University, Medford, MA. BA, Art History.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, MFA Program
Parsons, The New School, BFA and MFA Programs.
Theodore:Art, 56 Bogart Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY.
SEASON Gallery in Seattle, WA
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