Monday, May 17, 2010

Sharon Knettell

Name: Sharon Knettell
Bio: Sharon Knettell was born in January 1943, in Shelton Connecticut.
In High School she had Sanford Lowe as her art instructor. He was the director of the New Britain Museum of Art and responsible for helping to create its magnificent collection of American art including Andrew Wyeth, Childe Hassam and Frederick Frieseke. She studied painting with artist Eugene Tonoff of Providence, Rhode Island, and in the Boston Museum School. This was the milieu in which Sharon’s artistic taste was formed.. She worked in the field of commercial art and was an illustrator known for the Jem art for Hasbro. Sharon has been an instructor in the Rhode Island School of Design, and has been exhibiting since 1969
She says on her website “I love painting legs and all thing Manet”.
Medium: Pastel, oil
Subjects: Figurative. Sharon’s current works are large for pastels, and painted on panels.
Style: Representational.
Navigation: Main menu remains on side. The site seems to have been created in 2008 and not touched since.
Gallery: Paintings; Works on paper.
Image View: Each thumbnail enlarges in a new page when clicked, and one can progress serially through the gallery from here. The truncated image on the left may be clicked for a further, generous enlarged image – this may be downloaded. Two Tu-tus is 74x40 ins, 700x793, 85 KB.
Demo: No.
Blog: Under the link NEWS you will find her blog. There are seven posts in all, the most recent in January 2008.
EBay/Flickr: No.

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