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"Horses are strange and compelling, mysterious and still affectionately familiar. Like other things in life, they can appear straightforward unless you look very closely, unless you spend a specific type and amount of time with them. In my work I paint them as specific individuals as well as use them to express what is unseen, mystical and imagined. My process is to let forms rise up through memories, dreams, intuition and emotions. In the end, I am usually surprised by what was found or what spoke."

Sharron was born in 1956 in Los Angeles, CA. She is married to Russ Evans. They live on their remote homestead-era ranch in central Utah. Sharron has had a life-long relationship with equines of all kinds and she currently has 3 horses, 2 mules and 2 burros.


Resume for Sharron Evans

Recent Exhibitions:
"Horses Abstracted", McLarry Modern Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, May 2013
"
Circus Horses", Meyer East Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, June 2012
"Coors National Western Art Show", Denver, CO; invited artist every year from 2007 to present
"
Bright Angel Trail", Meyer East Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, August 2008
"Horse Whispers", Meyer East Gallery, Santa Fe, NM; May 2006
"Up Close", Coda Gallery, Park City, Utah; December 2004
"Into the Wild", Munson Gallery, Santa Fe, NM; May 2004
Springville Museum of Art, Spring Salon 2003
"Utah 2002", Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT; October 2002
Evansville Museum of Art, Evansville, Illinois; Nov. 2001
Santa Fe Gallery Association; Nov. 2001
"Horse Show", Munson Gallery, Santa Fe, NM; Apr. 2001
Sundance Art Center, Sundance, UT; 2000

Recent Publications:
"Cowboys and Indians", June 2012
"Southwest Art", April 2012
"Western Art Collector", August 2008
"Cowboys & Indians", September 2006
"Equestrian News California", Fall Edition 2006
"Southwest Art", "My World", April 2006
"Southwest Art", May 2004
"THE" Magazine, May 2004
"Utah Style" Magazine, March 2003
"Utah County Journal", June 2002
"15 Bytes", May 2002 Spring Salon Review
"Salt Lake Deseret News", May 2002
"Santa Fe New Mexican", Apr. 2001
"Provo Daily Herald", May 2000

Education and Professional Experience:
1996-98; Brigham Young University, BFA Program
1977-95; career as painter, work is in collections worldwide
1974-76; Brigham Young University

Sampling of Awards:
Utah Arts Council Travelling Exhibition Juror's Award, 2003
Springville Museum of Art Merit Award, Spring Salon 2002
Springville Museum of Art, Juror's Second Place Award: May, 2000
Central Utah Art Center Annual Juried Competition, First Place Award;2000
Sundance Art Center, UT, Juror's First Place Award; 1999
St. George, UT Museum of Art, Juror's First Place Award; 1999

Sampling of Collections:
Salt Lake International Airport; SLC, UT
Houston's Restaurants, Scottsdale, AZ
P.F. Changs Restaurants, Phoenix, AZ
Snowbird Lodge, Snowbird Resort, UT
Sundance Catalog Co.; Salt Lake City, UT
Polaris Business Group, San Francisco, CA
Interwest Safety Corp., Denver, CO


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