Jewelry artist Sharon Shepard travels the world and what she experiences is revealed in her compositions. Some delicate, some bold, and many with sparkle and shine. Shepard’s wearable art includes precious metals, Swarovski crystals, delicate beading, and fascinating patterns. In fact, one could say that the fascinating patterns of her jewelry reflect the fascinating patterns of human interaction that she’s experienced in her travels. Yeah. We like that. So will your friend when they receive a “Shepard” from you this holiday season.
Sharon Shepard earned an undergraduate degree from Penn State University and taught Learning Support at Derry Area School District for over 30 years before retiring in 2007. Sharon has always had a love for hand crafted jewelry as well as a need to channel her own creativity. Creativity is a cornerstone of successful teaching and retirement created a new avenue for that creativity; making beaded, fine silver and copper jewelry.
Sharon is a member of the Pittsburgh Society of Arts, the American Craft Council, and the Latrobe Art Center. Her jewelry is also exhibited and sold at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Latrobe Art Center, ArtWorks of Park City, Utah, and Indian Gallery in Hatteras, NC.