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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, an artists residency, a small press, and other initiatives. She has recieved awards and residencies from Creative Capital and the Warhol Foundation, Pollock Krasner Foundation, Yaddo, and Counterproof Press. Her work has been shown work at NADA New York (2014), Pulse Miami, SEASON (Seattle), and her 2016 and 2018 painting exhibitions at Theodore:Art in Bushwick were selected as a Critic's Picks in Time Out New York and New York Magazine

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 is affilliated with the New York Academy of Art and Cornell University.

For more details, check out the Exhibitions/Awards page.


PRESENTATIONS: I am available for studio visits, lectures, panel discussions, and other visiting critic/artist activities. Previous: School of Visual Arts, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Cornell University, Brown University, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, University of North arolina at Greensboro, University of California at Long Beach, Cornish College of the Arts, Parsons The New School, University of Wisconsin at Madison, and more. For more details about past presentations, check out the Writing, Projects, Presentations page.