Colorful modern paintings.

Sharon Hudson exhibits primarily in the San Francisco Bay area, and has had her art and photography published by major international publishers. Both figurative and abstract, her work has often been shown alongside other women artists as well as in general contemporary art venues. Hudson's art reflects her broad travels and artistic influences from other cultures. She currently lives in Oakland, California.

Abstract fine art women figures. Contemporary urban photography. Charcoal painting of woman. Contemporary still-life fine art. Fine art women portraits.
This contemporary artist creates lively and sensuous figurative, still life, abstract, and portrait art, in painting, pastel, drawing, collage, and sculpture. This artist has an especially large gallery of realistic, expressionistic, abstract, and decorative female figure paintings and portraits of women and men.

Click images above to see similar works, or to see all the artist's work, visit the GALLERY.
Oakland, Berkeley, San Francisco Bay Area, East Bay, northern California







PUBLICATIONS (see published images)

2009     Book cover: In Praise of Strong Women, by David Kirkpatrick.
              Published by Granville Island Publishing.

2008     Book cover: Dance of the Phaesodile, by Tim Roux
              published by Xlibris

2008     Book cover: Fishing for Christians, by Tim Roux
              published by Xlibris

2008     Book cover: Shade + Shadows, by Tim Roux
              published by Xlibris

2008     Book cover: Girl on a Bar Stool, by Tim Roux
              published by Xlibris

2007     Book cover: Blood & Marriage, by Tim Roux
              published by Xlibris

2007     Book cover: Little Fingers!, by Tim Roux
              published by Xlibris

2005     Book cover: Language: A Biological Model, by Ruth Garrett Millikan
              published by Oxford University Press

1996--   Stock photography: Corbis Images (98 images)
2009

1996     Magazine cover: The East Bay Monthly (March)

1994     Magazine cover: The East Bay Monthly (November)

1994     Magazine cover: The East Bay Monthly (March)

1993     Wall calendar: A Celebration of Women Artists 1994 (November)
              by Golden Turtle Press

1992     Wall calendar: The Artful Nude 1993 (October)
              by Golden Turtle Press

1992     Wall calendar: A Celebration of Women Artists 1993 (Intro)
              by Golden Turtle Press

1992     Postcard: 30 Contemporary Women Artists (one card)
1990     by Pomegranate Publications

1989     Desk calendar: Women in Art: 1990 Engagement Book (two images)
              by Pomegranate Publications

1989     Address book: A Woman's Address Book (one image)
              by Pomegranate Publications

1989-    Greeting cards: figures and still lifes (seven images)
1993     by Pomegranate Publications


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2002    FIGURES AND FORMS
             Gallery at the Geary, San Francisco

2000    INTERIORS AROUND US
             Idea Integration, San Francisco

1998    FRESH FIGURES
             Alameda Historical Museum Gallery
             Alameda, California
                       and
             Rockridge Public Library, Oakland, California
             The Hills Club, Oakland, California

1983    SHARON HUDSON: FIGURE WORKS
             Michael Mattern Gallery
             San Francisco, California

1981    FIGURES AND INTERIORS
             Au Coquelet
             Berkeley, California


OTHER CALIFORNIA SHOWS

2007    4 x 4 ART EXHIBIT: FOUR FIGURES
             Theatre 39 Gallery, Pier 39, San Francisco

2000    DYNAMIC EXPRESSIONS
             Royal Ground Gallery, Montclair

1993    WE'RE ONLY HUMAN
             Gallery Concord, Concord

1993    AMERICAN DREAM
             San Francisco State University, San Francisco

1992    WOMEN: SELF IMAGES
             Gallery Arcade, Oakland

1991    MEN BY WOMEN
             Gallery Concord, Concord

1991    BAY AREA BEST: 8TH ANNUAL JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
             Festival at the Lake, Lake Merritt, Oakland

1987    MT. DIABLO ART ASSOCIATION ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION
             Walnut Creek
             (Honorable Mention)

1985    1985 ARTS COMMISSION FESTIVAL: INDOOR JURIED EXHIBITION
             Civic Center, San Francisco

1985    LANEY VISIONS 1985
             Laney College Photography Gallery, Oakland

1983    LANEY VISIONS 1983
             Laney College Photography Gallery, Oakland

1983    FACT AND FANTASY
             Vida Gallery, San Francisco

1983    (UNTITLED GROUP SHOW)
             Crocker Bank, Oakland

1983    WOMEN PORTRAYING WOMEN (three-person show)
             Studio W, San Francisco

1983    THE AMERICAN SCENE
             Kaiser Mezzanine Gallery, Oakland

1982    EXHIBITION: CVA ARTISTS
             Franklin Gallery, Oakland

1982    DANCES AT AN EXHIBITION
             Oakland Theatre of Dance, Oakland

1981    CONTEMPORARY CAROUSEL ART
             Kaiser Mezzanine Gallery, Oakland


EDUCATION

1974     University of California at Berkeley: B.A. in Studio Art
              University of California at Berkeley: B.A. in Psychology
              (Phi Beta Kappa; Great Distinction in General Scholarship)


TRAVEL, RESEARCH, AND INFLUENCES

2004     WESTERN UNITED STATES: photography           

1999     CENTRAL and SOUTHERN MEXICO, and GUATEMALA: photography;
              of pre-Columbian and local arts

1990     KOREA, HONG KONG, THAILAND, MALAYSIA, SINGAPORE, and
              INDONESIA: photography; study of arts and culture

1989     JAPAN: teaching; photography; study of calligraphy, arts,
              and culture

1989     NORTHERN and WESTERN MEXICO: photography

1982     CENTRAL MEXICO: study of pre-Columbian and local arts

1980     AFRICA: photography; study of native arts

1980     ALASKA and the PACIFIC NORTHWEST: photography; study of
1978     Pacific Northwest Indian art, masks, and totemic images








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