FROM THE BIG SPLASH TO THE LAST SPLASH, TERRACE GALLERY, LONDON, 2023 ‘FROM THE BIG SPLASH TO THE LAST SPLASH’ Curated by @toby_messenger_ @terrace_gallery PV 6-10pm Weds 15th March 258 Church Road, London E10 7JQ A cross generational, DIY painting show in east London split down the middle – Glasgow, London and a…

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‘Paint Talk’ by Nicole Dufoe, 2022

 “Painting, as such, is nothing more than language.”  John Ruskin, “A Definition of Greatness in Art” Should I take a picture? Every day, we produce and consume countless images. With seductive speed and facility, we capture the over-saturated hues of every summer garden, the gradations of every sunset, and every open sky; every shadow from…

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‘Paint Talk’ Trongate 103 Gallery Space, Glasgow. Featuring: Daisy Richardson @daisymayarichardson and Sam Douglas @samdouglasstudio Michael Clarence @michaeljohnclarence and Olivia Irvine @oliviairvineart Sarah Grant @sfgrant and Ben Risk @benjaminrisk Sharon Thomas @sharonthomasart and Michael Antkowiak @mantkowiak #contemporarypainting #contemporarydrawing #contemporaryart #contemporarylandscapepainting #scottishpainting #scottishart #modernbritishart #modernpainting #americanlandscapes #landscapeart #landscape_painting_now #digitallandscape #contemporarypainting #glasgowart #gi2021 #modernpainters #londonpaintclub #toronto

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Sharon Thomas: Rural Rides, New Glasgow Society, 2021

Sharon Thomas: ‘Rural Rides’ Preview: Friday 3 September 6-9PM Artist Talk: Saturday 18 September 2pm ‘Rural Rides’ presents the work of artist Sharon Thomas, spanning the last 15 years, offering significant works made in New York during the troubled years of the early 2000’s to those made in recent years in Glasgow. Thomas’ work implementing…

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Sharon Thomas and Frances Robertson: Conversations Across Time (March 2021 edition)

Kathy Chambers, Herstory Portrait, 2011, Egg tempera on gesso on beech panel 20cm x 20cm

Frances Robertson introduces the conversation:  At the start of the Herstory Portrait project back in 2010, before any sketches or paintings were produced, Sharon asked me to work alongside her in order to turn her proposed portrait sittings with powerful and influential women into conversations, joining her in our journeys to meet the sitters, taking notes, and adding more…

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Private View of ‘Embody without Burden’, Royal Glasgow Institute, 7th March 2020

Embody Without Burden, RGI 2020

‘Embody Without Burden’, Royal Glasgow Institute, March 2020

Opening Reception of ‘Embody Without Burden’, curated by Karen Mailley-Watt: Saturday 7 March 2020, 6-8PM

This group show invites an artist’s interpretation of the experience of motherhood to celebrate International Women’s Day 2020. Artists included Sam Ainsley, Rosemary Beaton, Adrian Wiszniewski and Thyme James and others.

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Feminist Public Sculpture: Championing Women’s Achievements in Leeds, Leeds Arts University, 2020

Sharon and Catriona McAra, Leeds Art Uni, 2019

Feminist Public Sculpture is a public sculpture and related research and engagement project championing the achievements and recognition of women in the city of Leeds.  Conceived by Rachel Reeves (MP Leeds west), and project-managed by Leeds arts University in collaboration with Leeds City Council, this aim is a more balanced gender representation of public sculpture…

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Herstory Portrait, Leeds Arts University, 2019

Herstory Portrait, Leeds Arts University, 4 July 2020

4 July 2020 An exhibition of Herstory Portrait, 2011 at Leeds Arts University; set  as a backdrop for the presentation of  proposals offered by the four shortlisted artists to be commissioned to make a statue in Leeds city centre recognising the legacy of women’s power in the city.   Herstory Portrait, Leeds Arts University, July…

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‘Apotropaic’, Museet for Religiøs Kunst, Denmark 2009

Installation and opening reception of ‘Apotropaic’, the first solo show of Sharon Thomas composed of work made in the New York, Rome and Glasgow. This installation ran concurrently with that of the solo show of queen of Denmark Margrethe II, and involved a busy week of collaboration with the installation team at the museum.

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