Sharon Payne

Sharon Payne

Sharon Payne

A self-described country girl, Sharon grew up and lived near Woodburn, Oregon until she moved to the city in 1962Sharon enjoys painting with her watercolors regularly and has won numerous awards at various fairs and juried shows throughout Clackamas County. Her association with other artists in the Northwest compliments her other hobbies of traveling, photography, crafts, camping, sewing, genealogy, and gardeningSharon’s inspiration comes from her camera.  She enjoys painting mainly landscapes and flowers working from the photos she has taken for reference.  She loves to work with the light and great shadows and tries to include bold colors.  Watercolor painting is a great hobby and it provides her with great enjoyment.  She mostly paints for the love of it.Sharon has studied art at Art in the Mountains in Bend; Sitka Center for Arts and Ecology in Lincoln City; Camp Cascade in Cascade; and many other individual workshops with local artistsShe lives and paints in Milwaukie, Oregon and can be reached by phone at 503-654-5613 and by email gkpayne@comcast.netAffiliations:North Clackamas Arts GuildWatercolor Society of Oregon