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Sharon Butler exhibits regularly, including 2013-14 shows at NADA New York, George Lawson (San Francisco, CA), Islip Art Museum (East Islip, NY), Pocket Utopia (New York, NY), Lesley Heller (New York, NY), The Painting Center (New York, NY), Union College (Schenectady, NY), Parallel Art Space (Queens, NY), SUNY Westchester, and Norte Maar (Brooklyn, NY).

She has also shown at The Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, NY), Pierogi (Brooklyn, NY), The Benton Museum (Storrs , CT) SEASON (Seattle, WA), John Davis Gallery (Hudson, NY), STOREFRONT (Brooklyn, NY), and Real Art Ways (Hartford, CT). 

Since 2007 Butler has published the influential art blog Two Coats of Paint, which was awarded a generous grant from the Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Program in 2013. Notable articles include "Abstract Painting: The New Casualists" (2011) and "The Casualist tendency" (2014). Other publications Butler has contributed to include Art21, Hyperallergic, The Huffington Post, and The Brooklyn Rail. In conjunction with each exhibition, Butler often publishes an artist's book, available online at Two Coats of Paint Press.

Various schools have invited Butler to serve as visiting artist/critic or lecturer, including Brown University, CSU Long Beach, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Purchase College, Hoffberger School of Painting at MICA, The School of Visual Arts, Hunter College, Parsons The New School, Cornish College of the Arts, American University, Providence College, and Brooklyn College.

She is a 2014 Art-in-Residence at Counterproof Press, University of Connecticut, Storrs, and lives in New York City. 


Education:
Tufts University, BA, art history
Massachusetts College of Art, BFA, painting
University of Connecticut, MFA, art

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