SHARON BUTLER
 
Born 1959, Connecticut, USA
Lives and works in New York
 
EDUCATION
MFA, Art, University of Connecticut, 1994
BFA, Painting, Massachusetts College of Art, 1987
BA, Art History, Tufts University, MA, 1981
 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
“Next Moves,” Jennifer Baahng Gallery, NY, 2022
“Morning in America,” Theodore:Art, Brooklyn, NY,  2021
“New Paintings,” Theodore:Art, Brooklyn, NY, 2018
“Good Morning Drawings,” SEASON, Seattle, WA, 2017
“Sharon Butler,” Theodore:Art, Brooklyn, NY, 2016
“New Social Situations,” Beacon, NY., 2015
“Dense Surveillance,” SUNY Westchester, NY, 2013
“Precisionist Casual,” Pocket Utopia, NY, 2013
“Gone Wrong,” Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT, 2012
“Sharon Butler: New Paintings,” John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY, 2009
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
"Guided by voices," LABspace, Hillsdale, NY, 2022
"TANGO," Jennifer Baahng Gallery, New York, NY, 2022
“MOD,” Platform Project Space, Brooklyn, NY, 2022
“Eraser.” Ground Floor Contemporaary, Birmingham, AL, 2022
“Love, Devotion, Surrender, Dedication,” Rick Wester Fine Art, NY, 2021
“Pause,” Theodore Gallery, Tribeca, NY, 2021
“Drawings,” ‘sindikit, Baltimore, MD, 2017
“Restraint and Limitation,” George Caleb Bingham Gallery at the University of Missouri, 2017
“Deux Côtés,” Galerie Jean Fournier, Paris, 2017
“Vernacular,” Theodore:Art, Brooklyn., NY, 2015
“Abstraction and Its Discontents,” Storefront Ten Eyck, Brooklyn, NY, 2014
“Brooklyn Bridge,” George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2014

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, and RESIDENCIES
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY: Resident, 2018.
Creative Capital / Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writer Grant / Follow-up Grant: Two Coats of Paint, 2016.
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY: Patricia Highsmith-Plangman Resident, 2015.
Creative Capital / Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writer Grant / Blog category, 2013-14.
Counterproof Press, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT: Artist in Residence, 2014.
Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism: Artist Fellowship, 2008.
Blue Mountain Center Artists and Writers Colony: Fellowship, 1997.
University of Connecticut: Graduate Fellowship, 1990-91.
Vermont Studio Center: Work Study Grant, 1988.
Pollock-Krasner Foundation: Grant Recipient, 1989-90.
 
VISITING ARTIST, LECTURER
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
Parsons at the New School, New York, NY
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Brown University, Providence, RI
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Penn State University, State College, PA
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI
Minneapolis School of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Hunter College MFA Program, New York, NY
School of Visual Arts MFA Program, New York, NY
Hoffberger School of Painting, Baltimore, MD
Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
Cornish College of The Arts, Seattle, WA