This artist’s visual vocabulary incorporates many disciplines and mediums to form a unique visionary style. She began creating art at the age of 11, studying under the Expressionist Painter, Eleanor King Hookam, founder of the Elmhurst Art Museum in Illinois. Sharron went on to study at The Ringling College of Art in Sarasota Florida, then finished with a Bachelor’s of Fine Art from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Sharron is highly prolific, and classically trained. Her company, Ott Art, has been in business since 1996, providing fine art, interior design, murals, and teaching services. Ms.Ott’s career took a somersault in 1990-1994 as she toured with The Cirque Du Soliel, as a scenic, prop, and costume artist, during the North American Tour of Allegria. After that she created scenic art for Steppenwolf Theatre, and her set design for The Red Moon Theatre’s, “Medicine Show," which was featured at the opening of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. She has exhibited her paintings across the US, and has works in many prominent collections. In 2007 she began teaching, developing a strong following in Oak Park Il at OPAL, until moving to Michigan in 2016. Currently she is the Director of a Non for Profit named, Blue Dart Art, which focuses on bringing art to the community through education, and community projects. She also holds classes at The Krasl Art Center in St. Joseph Mi, and with Ott Art, and Front Street Crossing, both in Dowagiac MI. She lectures at colleges in the Chicago area on Color Psychology. Her works may be seen at Amy Zane Gallery in Kalamazoo Mi, as well as in other locations. Further information and images may be found at: ottart.org (web site) Sharron Ott / Art (FaceBook) Sharron Ott Art (YouTube),
Sharron's ArtPrize Entries
These are Sharron's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.
Sharron's Past Work
These are images of past work that Sharron has done.