Sharon did undergraduate work in the Art Department at Texas Tech University and completed a Bachelor of Science at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, in Industrial Art with a fine art minor.
She has received critical acclaim for her artworks in drawing, painting, pottery and sculpture throughout the Southeast. In North Carolina at the North Carolina Museum of Art (Raleigh), Charlotte, Fayetteville, Wilmington, Oak Island, Southport, Wilson and in Oklahoma and Truman State University in Missouri. In Florida her works have received critical acclaim in Ocala, Inverness, St Pete Beach and Citrus County.
Though art was always a part of her life, after college she pursued a career as a project architect for nationally known AE firms, followed by ownership of a design/build contracting company, ProDesigns, Inc.
Since moving to Florida after retirement in 1998, Sharon served as Vice President and then for six years as the President of the Art Center during which time she was instrumental in building the Art Center Theatre and enlarging/renovating the Art & Education Building on the Art Center Campus.
She now spends time in her painting and pottery studios, teaching, is house manager for the Theatre and Director of the Youth Programs in art and drama at the Art Center.