watercolorist, Sharon Freeman was born and raised in Longview, Washington. She
majored in fine art and education at Central Washington University and holds a
Master's Degree in Education from that University. Sharon taught elementary school
art and other subjects in Washington State for several years.
lived in Alaska during the 1960's & early 1970's and developed a love for
the majestic scenery in that State. She has painted several watercolors trying
to capture the beauty of the State and its beautiful wildflowers.
studied watercolor with several nationally recognized artists. She is a member
of the Northwest Watercolor Society, and an active member of the Southwest Washington
have been judged into the California Watercolor Association's Annual Open Watercolor
Competition, Watercolor West's Annual Competition and several other juried shows
in Washington State. Sharon won top awards in the Southwest Washington Watercolor
Society competitions entered. Her painting "The Meeting
Place" won first place in a SWWS
competition and the Juror's Award in the California Watercolor Association's 2003
Sharon's art hangs in public buildings in Washington State.
ability to capture light and transparency sets her work apart from other watercolorists.
She uses a limited palette with pure colors and layers thin washes (glazes) to
achieve vibrant, glowing color.