SHARON F. BAILEY
Sharon F. Bailey was originally inspired at the age of eight after her father, Lewis Brown, a commercial architect, took her to an art showing. Sharon ultimately became a full-time artist in 2007. She is known for her use of color in her abstracts she also does theme based whimsical art and has been recognized her crawfish series. Sharon has been a regularly featured artist in several art events with the main one being the annual White Light Nights Festive, the Hot Art Cool Nights Festival, both in the Mid-City Historical District of Baton Rouge and the Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival in Alexandria . She has been commissioned and has sold to a wide variety of buyers all across the United States and as far as Australia. She is featured at the Elizabethan Gallery in Baton Rouge.
- Born: Sharon Brown, Alexandria, Louisiana 1968
- Louisiana State University, 1990, BA in English Literature; Minor in Art History
- Art studies and workshops taken under: Marita Gentry, Hannah Lane Romero, Elise Toups, Michelle Conques and Julie Buckner.
- Featured artist in over 100 shows; Won Festival Award in 2016 for Painting “Crossing Jordan” juried show, Tom Peyton Memorial Fund
- Special Art Projects: Artist for Baton Rouge High Bulldog Program to raise money for their new library; Artist for Heritage Ranch Home in Zachary, Louisiana; Art Instructor for the Mental Health Association of Greater Baton Rouge.
- Full-time artist specializes in acrylic and mixed media paintings
- Abstract Art Instructor at Woodland Art Studio, Baton Rouge, Louisiana