Solo show at Waterworks Art Center

Sharon Dowell: Against The Tide

In conjunction with solo shows by Isaac Payne, Patricia Raible and Mark Gordon

Opening: Friday February 22, 6-8 pm
Exhibition: Feb 16 – May 11

Waterworks Art Center
123 East Liberty Street
Salisbury, North Carolina, 28144


CATS Transit BLE Exhibition

Wed, January 16, 2013, 5:30-7:30 pm
Storrs Gallery, UNC Charlotte

Exhibition of designs for the future Lynx Blue Line Extension light rail stations (9th Street to UNC Charlotte) by 16 commissioned artists.

Exhibition will travel to The McColl Center for Visual Art’s Innovation Institute, stay tuned for the opening reception date!

Charlotte Observer article on the exhibit

Love’s Qs – Provocative Questions for Interesting People

Excited to be the “person of interest” for Charlotte Viewpoint Magazine’s  Love’s Qs – Provocative Questions for Interesting People by John W. Love, Jr. this month!

Charlotte Business Journal Cover

I am thrilled to have a painting chosen for the cover of the Charlotte Business Journal’s Book of Lists issue!

Studio Party III

Studio mates Sharon Dowell, Amy Bagwell, Graham Carew, Rae LeGrone and Taryn Rubin

Several of my works will be on sale!

Thursday, December 13th, 7-10 pm
Dialect Design
3204 C N Davidson St., in the heart of NoDa
located on 2nd floor, stairway entrance between Custom Shop and Rubie’s Gifts
Join us for a glass of wine!

A Sweet Commission

Just finished this fun painting for a client in NYC…he is giving it to his redhead sweetie.

Vote for me in the FedEx Business Grant Contest!

FedEx is awarding grants of up to $25,000 in the Small Business Grant Contest, please for me! If awarded, this will fund a backyard studio/garage.

Go to today to vote!

DNC Mayor’s Legacy Village Art Project

Photo courtesy Robert Boyd

I was chosen along with a handful of other artists to create an interactive public art project for the Mayor’s Legacy Village during the DNC in Charlotte.  Here I am adding red dot stickers, stars, and art tape to a plexiglass layer over top of a painted canvas.  The imagery represents the creativity and vibrant people of the city of Charlotte.  The city’s architecture and the white dandelions in the background blowing away in the wind symbolize letting go of negativity, focusing on the positive and the future.  Thank you to the participants of all ages who stopped by to help complete this piece!

Yard Art Day!

Thrilled that Yard Art Day is getting lots of exposure (Charlotte Observer, ASC Culture Guide, Creative Loafing, etc) and interest! It’s been great working with Deborah Triplett to help make her idea come to fruition. On Labor Day (Sept 3rd), I encourage you to drive around and enjoy all of the art!  For details, go to Please also support Common Market and the ASC as they have been huge sponsors of the project!

Labor Day DNC Carolinas Fest!

Excited to be chosen along with 5 other artists to be a participant in the Carolinas Fest’s Legacy Village, inviting the public to add to my painting.  The project is based on this digital proposal I concocted of Charlotte skyscrapers, elements of nature, and a woman.  The imagery looks to the future and represents the creativity, growth and the vibrant inhabitants of our city.