For more than twenty years, Sharon Anderson’s paintings and collages have been exhibited throughout the world. Her art can be found both in private and permanent museum collections. Born in Michigan and currently residing in southern California, Sharon is also a published writer covering topics relating to the art world, music, books and current events. Sharon’s writings and interviews are regularly featured in the Northside San Francisco magazine.
As an artist, Sharon steers clear of subjectivity and instead explores random juxtapositions with surprising results that create their own meaning. Her work is influenced by Dada, Surrealist and Pop art. In keeping with her influences, Sharon is an active participant in the worlds of art, literature, music and theatre. She is an award-winning stage designer, and has recently branched out into filmmaking.
Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco September 2014 “If my art had nothing to do with people’s pain and sorrow, what is “art” for? “ — Ai Weiwei With Ai Weiwei’s arrest in a Beijing airport in 2011, questions arose. What could one artist do to be perceived as a threat to […]
Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco August 2014 edition “I hope that my painting has the impact of giving someone, as it did me, the feeling of his own totality, of his own separateness, of his own individuality”. -Barnett Newman San Franciscans won’t have to wait for the MOMA to reopen to get […]
Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in June 2014 “What’s that?” The question came from my nephew as he stood gazing at my turntable, the centerpiece of my life while I was growing up. “It’s a record player,” I explained, “and it plays music!” In many ways, it’s an age test. The Oakland […]