Sharon Anderson

 

E-mail: artfxpaint@bigpond.com

Phone: 0409436268

Facebook: Sharon Anderson Artist

Instagram: sharon.artfx

Professional info
 

Sharon has been working as a practising artist and business person since the mid 1980’s when she had a small studio at arc Yinnar. She then spent a fantastic twenty years in a studio/gallery in Newborough.  In 2018 Sharon set up a large studio at her home in Moe where she continues to produce her artwork,  gift range and other printing projects. 

Having finished her Masters of Visual Arts in 2018 Sharon has gone on to a sessional lecturing role at Federation University in Gippsland. 

Exhibitions - recent
Skills

Screenprinting

Painting

Adult education

Pastel drawing

Adobe Illustrator

2020 -                 ‘Exploring the Mindscape’ Meeniyan Art Gallery 

2019 -                 ‘Blue on Blue’ Cyanotypes SParc Gallery arc Yinnar 

2019 -                 ‘Exquisite Chemistry’ Staff exhibition  Switchback Gallery Churchill

2018 -                 Masters Graduate Exhibition at Switchback Gallery Churchill - Federation University

Work experience
 

Art-Fx Sharon Anderson - Business  

 

* Sharon has successfully and continuously run her arts business since the mid 1980's . Screenprinting garments and gift lines has been an underpinning part of her business. Early on designing and handprinting posters played a large role in the business. As time goes on her business evolved and now adult education and passing on her skills to others plays an important role in Sharon's art business.

2010 - present
2010 - present

Arc Yinnar - Workshop Coordinator 

​2016 - present

 

* As part of the community arts role at arc, the Workshop coordinator organises art workshops at the established access studios using the skills of artists both local and further afield.

Adult Education art teacher 

​1991 - present

 

* Sharon has worked as a teacher in various art roles from teaching art to people with intellectual disabilities Mainstream Artworks, Indigenous artists Yakuna Dreaming with RMIT, to teaching screenprinting to prisoners at the local correctional centre.

 

* All through this time Sharon has taught short Adult Education Workshops in screenprinting, pastel and painting.

 

* There have been projects involving children including murals at Traralgon Secondary College and the ‘Cow’ mural with Yinnar and Boolarra Primary Schools.

Education
 

Masters of Visual Arts Federation Uni​versity GCAD 2016-2018

Certificate 4 Workplace Asse​ssor Training RMIT 2004

Diploma of Visual Arts GIAE 1982

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