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Sharon Butler exhibits regularly, including 2013-14 shows at NADA New York with SEASON (Seattle, WA), Makebish, Lesley Heller, The Painting Center, Pocket Utopia, (all New York, NY), Storefront Ten Eyck, Theodore:Art, Norte Maar (all in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY), Parallel Art Space (Queens, NY), Union College (Schenectady, NY), SUNY Westchester (Valhalla, NY), George  Lawson (San Francisco, CA), and the Islip Art Museum (East Islip, NY), In 2015, she had a solo show at Matteawan in Beacon, NY.

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 Cornell University, Brown University, Maine College of Art, 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 currently affiliated with Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia and the University of Connecticut at Storrs, where she was also a 2014 Art-in-Residence at Counterproof Press.

Butler lives in New York City. 

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


Image above courtesy of Martin Bromirski / Anaba

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