about sharie

Sharon McKittrick Boyle attended Moore College of Art and Design and earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from New Jersey’s Stockton State College. Her lively portraits are painted on Arches #300 hot press paper or on gessoed board with water media and collage, Sharie's intuitively led pieces create a window into the world of her subjects. Sharie is a signature member of the Virginia Watercolor Society and an active member of the Potomac Valley Watercolorists.

Teaching virtually and in person Sharie leads the Montclair Watercolor Collaborative which she originated in 2015. Additionally she currently volunteers as an Art Docent at the National Museum of the Marine Corp in Quantico, Virginia and she is delighted to regularly be invited to teach Watercolor painting on board the Queen Mary 2 Ocean Liner.

Email Sharie: shariesstudio@gmail.com

Mixed Media Art Work

Using transparent watercolor, fluid acrylics and collages vintage papers Sharie plays with paint, paste and scissors to concoct an image never before imagined.

Watercolor Portraits

Paintings on Yupo

Yupo is a manmade paper that is very slippery and the pigment does not absorb but stays on the surface.

Visions from travels

Sharie is an avid photographer and when she is looking through her camera's lens she composes images she may someday paint. This section includes paintings and photographs with the common theme being the joy of exploring new places on land and on the sea.