Resume

SHARON SAYEGH b. 1956 USA

11 BEAVERDAM DRIVE, EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ 08816

SAYEGHFINEART@GMAIL.COM

Select Juried, Group and Upcoming Shows

2019 Secondary Meanings Figural Diptychs, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, Curated by Steven Alan Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt. Exhibiting artists include Alexandra Manukyan, Brianna Lee, David Molesky, Donna Bates, Gail Potocki, Jodi Gerbi, Lisa Keay, Maryam Gohar, Cathy Locke, Victor Wang among others.

2019 About Face Value, Oyster Point Hotel, Redbank, NJ, Curated by Ellen Martin

2019 What Are You Looking At? Wachung Art Center, Wachung, NJ Curated by Sarah Canfield and Barbara Minch

2018 Portraits, Gaelen Gallery East, West Orange, NJ, Curated by Lisa Suss

2018 Piscataway Municipal Building, One person show, October, Piscataway, NJ

2018 National Association of Women Artists 129th Annual Members Exhibition, Oct. 6-18, NY, NY.

2018 Discovery in the Detail, Studio Montclair Gallery, Curated by Nette Forne Thomas, Montclair, NJ

2018 Human Landscape, Artworks Trenton, Trenton, NJ

2017 Hope For the Holidays, Monmouth Museum Juried Art Exhibition, Lincroft, NJ

2017 Human Rights Art Exhibit, Holocost Museum Houston, Museum's Mincberg Gallery at the Morgan Family Center, Houston, Tx

2017  Ebba Osborne Memorial Award Exhibition, Art Alliance of Monmouth County, Red Bank, NJ (invited artist and judge)

2017 The Elephant in the Room, Hamilton Street Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ

2016 Members Exhibition, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ

2016 Women Paint Women, curated by Ellen Martin, Oyster Point Hotel, Red Bank, NJ

2016 Emerging Artists 2016, Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY

2016 New Jersey Arts Annual 2016, curated by Joan Bacharach, and Stacy Smith,  The Noyes Arts Garage Stockton University, Atlantic City, NJ

2014 CAG Gallery U, Westfield, NJ Read the Review >>

2014 TEDxNavasink2014, Featured Artist, Two River Theater, Red Bank, NJ

2014 Expressions of the Natural World, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ

2014 Art Connections 10, George Segal Gallery, Montclair, NJ

2014 35th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ

2012 23rd Annual New Jersey Small Works Show, Mikhail Zakin Gallery, Demarest, NJ

2009 Canon, Contemporary Art Network, New York, NY

2009 L&M Art Gallery, Elizabeth, NJ

2008 Highland Park Artists Collective- High Impact, IM Gallery, Highland Park, NJ

2008 Noyes Museum/Seashore Garden Living Center, Galloway Township, NJ

2008 Artists NOW, 431 Raritan Avenue, Highland Park, NJ

2007 Highland Park Houses Series, Dish Café, Highland Park, NJ

2006 Griffin Gallery, Madison, NJ

2005 Artists Celebrate Highland Park, Robert Wood Johnson House, Highland Park, NJ

2005 Montclair Museum Library Collection Artists photo file, Montclair, NJ

2002 Artist of the Month, December Edison Arts Society, Edison, NJ

2002 Faces and Spaces, Edison Arts Society Gallery at the Sheraton, Edison, NJ

1999 Members Show, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ

1998 People and Places, Firehouse Gallery, Bordentown, NJ

1998 Eleventh Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Sponsored by Piscataway Cultural Arts

Commission,Piscataway,NJ

1995 Small Works on Paper, B. Beamesderfer Gallery, Highland Park, NJ

1984 Atlantic City Art Show, Cultural Arts Center, Atlantic City, NJ

1984 Potsdam Prints: Traditions and Alternatives, Brainard Art Gallery State University College of Arts and

Sciences, Potsdam, NY

Judging

2017 Sole Judge, Ebba Osborne Memorial Award Exhibition, Art Alliance of Monmouth County, Red Bank, NJ 

Art Publications

2018 Storm Cellar 6.3 vol. VI no. 3, winter 2018. Front Cover image

2018 Artsy Shark- Featured artist March 15, 2018. Curated by Carolyn Edlund. Link to article:   https://www.artsyshark.com/2018/03/15/featured-artist-sharon-sayegh/

2017 Minetta Review- Spring Issue- a literary and arts publication at New York University

2006 Lilith Magazine- Fall, Illustration

2003 New Art International periodical

Book Cover Illustration for Alex in the Promised Land Geffen Publication

1985 Ocean County College Art and Literary Contest- First Place Art Division; Toms River, NJ

 

Awards

2017 Best in Show Painting Category, 28th Annual Juried Art Show, Piscataway Municipal Gallery

2016 Hunterdon Art Museum Prize

2012 First Place Painting, Highland Park Arts Fair

2011 First Place Painting, Highland Park Arts Fair

 

Membership

2018 NAWA National Association of Women Artists - Artist member

Exhibitor'sCo-Op Critique Group of Professional Artists

2014 Oil Painters of America

2014 College Art Association, New York, NY

2008 Contemporary Art Network, New York, NY

2008 Founding Member and Steering Committee Member, Highland Park Art Collective, Highland Park,NJ

2005-2007 Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ

 

Collections

2012 Human Rights Art Exhibition- Permanent Art Collection, South Texas College, McAllen, TX

Private Collections located in England, Princeton, NJ, Hawaii, Pennsylvania

Reviews

Gallery U : March 2014 John J Boylan U Got It, Universal Institute March 2014

http://www.interfaithstrength.com/images/Artist.htm Benkin, Dr. Richard L., Artiste Inspired by

Bangladesh Hero.

 

Education

2018 Paintings Best Practices workshop, Florence Academy, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ

1988 Monmouth University Teachers Certification K-12, West Long Branch, NJ

1981 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

1979 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, B.A.

Also studied independently with Neil Welliver, Dorothy Yung, and Marcel Franquelin

Social Media

https://www.facebook.com/SharonSayeghArtist/

https://www.instagram.com/sayeghfineart/

Bio

Sharon Sayegh is a contemporary artist who lives and works in New Jersey. Her work tackles universal as well as political themes through metaphor and symbolism. It is infused with the beauty of nature, animals and women.  She works in oils with gold, silver, and palladium leaf. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from University of Pennsylvania  where she studied under Neil Welliver and graduated Cum Laude. She continued her art studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.  She has received various awards for her artwork. 

She exhibited in the Human Rights Exhibition at South Texas College, as well as the Holocaust Museum Houston. Her work is in the permanent collection of South Texas College, McAllen, Tx. as well as other private collections. 

She is a member of National Association of Women Artists. She was an invited Curator/Juror at Alliance of Monmouth County, Red Bank NJ. Her work was a featured artist at TedXNavasink2014. She has won many accolades for her art. .  Her work has been  exhibited in New Jersey Arts Annual, PoetsArtists Secondary Meaning: Figural Diptychs, She was featured artist in Artsy Shark and has work featured  in many arts and literary publications.Her work has been reviewed bu John Boylan in U Got It, and by Dr. Richard Benkin in interfaith Strength for her Series, "Brave Hearts: Warriors for Peace".