b. 1979 UK Lives in Glasgow, Scotland


New York Academy of Art, USA (MFA) 2004

Glasgow School of Art, Scotland (BFA) 2001

Solo Exhibitions

Herstory Portrait (in tandem with Equals), Paisley Museum   Jun 2012 , Trade Hall, Glasgow  Mar 2011

Tales of Shiney-Shiney , The North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford  Oct 2009

Apotropaic, Museet For Religios Kunst, Denmark Mar 2009

Selected Group Exhibitions

21 Revolutions, CCA, Glasgow &  Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, 2013/14

Sharon Thomas/Giacinto Occhionero/Scott Grodesky, (e) merge, Washington DC Sep 2011

9/11: A New York Dectology, Project Room, Glasgow  Sep 2011

Loop, Tramway, Glasgow  Mar 2011

Preview to a site,  Italy, Nov 2010

Sara Jessie kane, Sharon Thomas, Edwina Ashton, Teverina Fine Art, Italy Aug 2010

Athens Artists for Athens Pride, Breeder Gallery, Greece  Feb 2010

Mother/mother, Air Gallery, New York Dec 2009

The Mundane Shell (Glasgow International 2008) Glasgow Print Studio (two-person show with Laurence Figgis)

Risky Business, PPOW Gallery, NYCAug 2006

Overlap, The British School at Rome 3 Jun 2006

Salon NYAA, New York 2006 Mar 2006

Britishness (Another Product) Part of British Art Show 6. Cornerhouse, Manchester Jan 2006

Theme of the Unseen, Times Square Gallery, New York Feb 2005

Reality Check,  Spike Gallery,  April 2004 New York, U.S.A


Guthrie Award, Royal Scottish Academy Dec 2009

Glasgow Visual Artists Grant Scheme, May 2008

British School at Rome Award (Sainsbury Scholarship) Oct 2005

International Council Travel Scholarship (New York Academy of Art) May 2004

Sainsbury Scholarship (New York Academy of Art) 2002-2004

Villore Scholarship (New York Academy of Art) June 2001


Newsnight Scotland: Interview with BBC Laura Maxwell: Monument to Mary Barbour, May 2013

International Women’s Day celebrates the life of Mary Barbour BBC Radio Scotland: Morning show, 8 Mar 2012

New Artwork to celebrate the life of Govan Heroine by Elizabeth McMeekin The Herald Scotland, 9 Mar 2012

Artists for Athen’s Pride, Athens Voice Feb 2010

Sharon Thomas at The North Wall by Helen Peacocke, Oxford Times 11/11/2009

Neo-Maternalism: Contemporary Artists’ Approach to Motherhood Jan 2009 by Sharon Butler, The Brooklyn Rail


21 Revolutions, Edited by Adele Patrick, Freight Books & Glasgow Women’s Library, 2014

Apotropaic Catalogue, Museet For Religios Kunst, Denmark 2009, Glasgow 2008

Gi: Glasgow International Cross Section, 2008

2005-2006 British School at Rome, 2006

Six Young Scottish Painters: Phillip’s Auctioneers Show Catalogue 2001



Danish Royal Collection, Denmark

Museet for Religiøs Kunst, Denmark

Glasgow Museums


Artists Talks

Glasgow City Chambers, Glasgow Mar 2011

NYAA, New York, USA Nov 2009

Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow Apr 2006

British School at Rome, Italy Oct 2005

East Harlem School at Exodus House, New York, USA Mar 2005


Commissions                                         One Kid One World: charity music/comedy album design                    2014

Glasgow Women’s Library                     21 Revolutions: Mary Barbour project                                                   2011-12