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Assemblages and Intricates by Sharon Lyn Stackpole Opening

stackpole1West Virgina artist Sharon Lyn Stackpole will be opening a show of new work at The Purple Moon this month which feature the artist’s colorful and quirky assemblages and paintings.

Born in 1969, Sharon is a native West Virginian who studied painting and art history at Fairmont State and West Virginia University. After art school, she worked for some time as a newspaper reporter and columnist in West Virginia, and still maintains a daily blog. She is a strong supporter of arts in education and lobbies for the restoration of art instruction at the primary grade levels in West Virginia.

Stackpole introduces a new style in this show – which she refers to as Intricates – small and very detailed paintings which incorporate her colorful view of life and the world around her.

Assemblages and Intricates opens on Thursday, August 19th, with a reception as part of the monthly Downtown Charleston ArtWalk from 5 to 8p.m.  Live music will be provided by Charleston-based Tofujitsu.

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