A painter and arts writer, Sharon Butler is widely known as the founder of Two Coats of Paint, a project which includes an influential art blogazine about painting, an artists residency, online conversations, a small press, and other initiatives. She has received awards and residencies from Creative Capital and the Warhol Foundation, Connecticut Comission on the Arts, Connecticut State University, Pollock Krasner Foundation, Yaddo, Blue Mountain Center, Pocket Utopia, and Counterproof Press. Her 2016, 2018, 2021 solo painting exhibitions at Theodore Gallery were written about in Hyperallergic, artcritical, The New Criterion, The James Kalm Report, Time Out New York, and New York Magazine. She is affiliated with SEASON Gallery in Seattle and has been included in several art fairs, including NADA New York.
Sharon is New-York based, and, thanks to the generosity of the Two Trees Cultural Space Subsidy Program, maintains a studio in Brooklyn, under the Manhattan Bridge. She teaches in the MFA programs at the New York Academy of Art and the University of Connecticut.
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