Ethel Sharp was born in Chicago, IL on Aug. 2, 1913. Sharp first studied at the AIC. After relocating to Beverly Hills, she further studied at Chouinard Art Institute, at Marymount College under Pauline Khuri-Majoli, and with Stanton MacDonald Wright who was a great influence on her future work. An imaginative artist, she produced still lifes, nudes, Abstract Futuristic, and Surrealistic works. She operated her own gallery, Mosaic Arts and Crafts in Sherman Oaks, CA until her demise in 1996.
Exh: Chicago AA; LA AA, 1947.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with artist or his/her familyNearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here