“To me, these are visual poems”
Sharon Barr is a Toronto based painter who attended York University, the University of Toronto and the Toronto School of Art. Her studies have focused on Visual Arts, Art History and English Literature. She also received her Bachelor of Education at the University of Toronto in 1986. Since then, Sharon has worked as an art instructor and now a full time painter. Paintings and completed work are in collections across North America and in Europe. Sharon’s paintings have been featured on Design Inc. and Sarah Richardson owns Sharon’s work in her private collection. The season four set for Richardson’s series, Design 101 has many of Sharon’s pieces as a backdrop. Work has also been used in set design for the Canadian Film Centre Productions, and featured in films such as, In Shadow, which was screened at the Sundance Film Festival in California. The City of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital and the Ministry of Ontario have many of Sharon’s paintings in their facilities and collections.
Sharon Barr – 30sec film artists Q&A
- What’s your favorite thing to do when you are alone?
- Do you collect things?
- What's the last great book you read?
- What super power do you want to have?
- What do you fear the most?
- Do you have a motto or creed that as an artist you live by?
- How do you come up with ideas?
What’s your favorite thing to do when you are alone?
Do you collect things?
What's the last great book you read?
What super power do you want to have?
What do you fear the most?
Do you have a motto or creed that as an artist you live by?
How do you come up with ideas?
Behind the Scenes – Filmmaker’s Experience
I believe an artist’s artwork can show a lot about his/her character. Sharon Barr is one of the artists who brings joy, poetic colorful dreams into her works. Like her character, fun and playful.
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