Sharon Sprung

15th Annual ARC Salon (2020-2021)

Sharon Sprung

United States

                                     Short Biography – Sharon Sprung    

Sharon Sprung attended Cornell University and studied at The Art Students League and the National Academy of Design. Her most recent exhibitions include one-person shows at New York’s Gallery Henoch in 2013, and in 2012 at the O’Kane Gallery in Houston, TX, the ACOPAL “Exhibition of Contemporary American Realism” traveling to 8 museums in China through November of 2013, inclusion in the Smithsonian-Outwin Boochever National Portrait Competition of 2006, and a three-person show at Henoch, part of the Gallery Salute to the 130th Anniversary to the Art Students League. She has had numerous prior solo exhibitions at Gallery Henoch, where she is represented. She was included as an invited artist in the Cecilia Beaux Forum’s first exhibition honoring women whose work elevates modern portraiture and figurative art at the Butler Museum in 2010, she was also invited to speak and exhibit in "Self-Portrait and Portrait of an Artist from the 18th to the 21st Century", at the Museum of the Russian Academy of the Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia in 2009. She has had many other solo exhibitions at the Asher Gallery, Boca Raton, FL, the Sundance Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY and the Harbor Gallery, Cold Spring Harbor, NY. Her work has been included in exhibitions at Art Miami, International Art Exposition, the Chicago International Art Exposition, the Fitchburg Art Museum, the Anchorage Art Museum, the Rockwell College Art Gallery and the Knoxville Museum of Art. She is also represented by Portraits, Inc in New York City. Ms. Sprung was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by The National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts at their Spring Gala in New York City in 2012. She was also appointed a member of the board of the Artist’s Fellowship, Inc. in the Fall of 2011 and received the purchase Prize and The William Bouguereau Award from the Art Renewal Center, and won First Place in the annual National Portrait Competition of The Portrait Society the same year, as well as numerous other grants and awards


Her work can be found in numerous private and corporate collections, including AT&T, Bell Labs, Chase Manhattan Bank, Hobart and Smith College, Packer Collegiate Institute, Princeton University, the University of Virginia, Scott Bennett, Shearman & Sterling, the Federal Court House in New York City, and the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C..



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