Storm Over the North Rim

I paint many of my work on location, plein air. This view of the Grand Canyon was painted last year on a painting trip to Flagstaff, Arizona and is now showing at the California Art Club show at the Altadena Town and Country Club.

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About Sharon Weaver

As an award-winning artist, Sharon Weaver enjoys participating in juried shows and the challenge of plein air competitions. She is a member of The Oil Painters of America, the California Art Club, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, the San Fernando Valley Art Club and the Valley Artist Guild. Sharon’s work appears in galleries and museums as well as private collections.

Plein air events in which Sharon has participated include Carmel Art Festival 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012; Los Gatos Plein Air 2011, 2012; PAS Plein Air Invitational 2011 in Sedona; California Art Club South Pasadena Plein Air 2009, 2010; San Clemente Plein Air 2010; and Victor Celebrates the Arts 2009, 2010.

 Highlights of the last two years include being juried into the Oil Painters of America 20th Annual National Juried Exhibition, winning an honorable mention at the Carmel Art Festival and having her work included in American Art Collector magazine in the June and September issues.

Exhibitions

2012

  •    Learn to Paint Plein Air Landscapes, Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art, On Location; July/August
  • Come Fly with Me!, Danielak Art at the Blinn House, Pasadena, CA; July/August
  • The Farmer’s Market From Field to Farm, Segil Gallery, Monrovia, CA;June/August
  • VAG 2012 Summer Exhibition, Whites Art Gallery, Montrose, CA; June
  • 8th Annual Best Of Plein Air, Seven Degrees Art Gallery, Laguna, CA; June
  • Los Gatos Plein Air 2012, Plein Air Competition, Los Gatos, CA; June
  • Paint the Landscape with Sharon Weaver, Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art, Van Nuys, CA; June
  • California Art Club: Summer Escapes, Altadena Town & Country Club, Altadena, CA; May/September
  • Carmel Art Festival 2012, Plein Air Competition and Exhibition, Carmel, CA; May
  • SFVAC Spring Juried Show, Gallery 800, NoHo, CA; May/June
  •  Art Matters Encore!, Huntington Library Center, San Marino, CA; May
  • 9th Annual Dreams on Canvas, Circle of Care Foundation, Westlake, CA; May
  • Artist Demonstration, Bellflower Art Association, Bellflower, CA; April
  • Artist Demonstration, San Fernando Valley Art Club, Encino, CA; April
  • Artist Demonstration, Glendale Art Association, Glendale, CA; March
  • Valley Artist Guild 2012 Gold Medal Exhibit, Venice Arts Gallery, Venice, CA; March
  • California Art Club: Iconic California, Altadena Town & Country Club, Altadena, CA; February/May
  • 26th Annual Open Competition, Buenaventura Art Gallery, Ventura, CA; January

 2011

  • 9th Annual Small Works Show, Segil Gallery, Monrovia, CA; Dec.
  • Winter’s Light, Danielak Art at the Blinn House, Pasadena, CA November/January
  • Encino Terrace Exhibition, Valley Artist Guild, Encino, CA November/January
  • Gifts of the Table: California’s Amazing Bounty, La Galeria Gitana, San Fernando, CA; September/October
  • The Color of Light, Segil Gallery Two Women Show, Monrovia, CA; September
  • Artist Demonstration: Composition is the Foundation of Every Painting, Santa Clarita Artists’ Association, Santa Clarita, CA; August
  • The Great Art of Doors, Elite Gallery, Carmel, CA; July/December
  • California Art Club: Fresh Air: Landscapes of California, Fremont Gallery, South Pasadena, CA; July 
  • Tell Me a Story, Segil Gallery, Monrovia, CA; June/July 
  • Figure Drawing from Life, Gallery 800, NoHo, CA; June/July 
  • Oil Painters of America 20th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, OPA at Devin Galleries, Coeur D' Alene, ID; June
  • Los Gatos Plein Air 2011, Plein Air Competition, Los Gatos, CA; June  
  • Spring 2011 Exhibition, Gallery 800, NoHo, CA; May/June 
  • Carmel Art Festival 2011, Plein Air Competition and Exhibition, Carmel, CA; May 
  • Dreams on Canvas, Circle of Care Foundation, Westlake, CA; May 
  • 6 “ SquareRandy Higbee Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA; April 
  • Favorite Weekend Getaways, La Galeria Gitana, San Fernando, CA; April/May 
  • TOAA 2011 Open Juried Show, Thousand Oaks Gallery, Thousand Oaks, CA; Feb.

Awards and Honors

  • 2012 Spring Juried Show SFVAC, Gallery 800 Reflections in the Harbor
  • 2011 Winter Juried Show SFVAC, NoHo Pac, Best of Show "Along the Kern River"
  • Bold Brush Competition, FAV 15% for "Strawberry Fields"
  • Bold Brush Competition, FAV 15% for "Harbor Reflections" 
  • Spring 2011 Exhibition at Gallery 800, Best of Show for "Hangin' at the Mini Mart" 
  • Spring 2011 Exhibition at Gallery 800, 2nd Place for ”Dana Point Harbor Boats" 
  • Carmel Art Festival 2011, Honorable Mention for "Harbor Reflections" judge Jean Stern, Curator for the Irvine Museum 
  • Bold Brush Competition, FAV 15% for "Hangin' at the Mini Mart" 
  • FineArtViews Art Competition, Honorable Mention for "Spring Sycamore"
  • 2010 VAG Fall Exhibition, First Place for “ Morning Hits the Rocks”
  • Viva L’Art, Canson Merchant Award for "Autumn Path" judge artist David Gallup 
  • 2009 Paint the Parks, National Juried Competition, Paint America Assoc.
  • 2009 Paint America Top 100, National Juried Competition, Paint America Assoc. 
  • Thousand Oaks Art Association 2009 Open Juried Show, Honorable Mention for "Morning on the Rocks" judge Michael Zakian, director of the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art
  • Victor Celebrates the Arts, Merchants Award for "Light Reflections"

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