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Sharon Rusch Shaver

Sharon Rusch Shaver, American artist, gallery owner. Recipient First Place award, St. James Association, Louisville, Kentucky, 1988, media award, Historic Downtown Franklin, Franklin, Tennessee, 1988, Tennessee Allstate First Place in Oil award, First American Bank, Nashville, 1980, Tennessee Art League, Membership Show, First Place in Art, Nashville, 1978, First Place in Oil award Center South Art Exbhn., 1990.

Background

  • Shaver, Sharon Rusch was born on July 8, 1952 in Buffalo. Daughter of Clement Valentine and Ethel Diane (Kress) Rusch.

  • Education

    • Diploma in art, Belmont College, Grand Island, New York, 1970. Student, Belmont College, Nashville, 1991.

    Career

    • Docent Bridge Street Gallery, Yarmouth, Massachusetts, 1984-1985. Owner Impressions Gallery of Art, Nashville, 1986-1989. Participant 1991 Artist Outreach to Children, Tennessee Arts Commission Artist for Residencies in the Arts Education Program.

    Works

    • Designer cover painting for Nashville magazine, October 1989. Artist for 30 portraits and murals Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, Birmingham, 1992. Set designer, painter (video) Hot Country Aerobics, 1992.

      Represented in permanent collections Bass Berry and Sims Corporation, Nashville, Brown Forman Corporation, Louisville, Walmart Incorporated, Bentonville, Arkansas, Wachovia Bank & Trust Company, North Carolina, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Chattanooga, First American Bank, Nashville.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Board directors Kids Face Environmental Group. Member Tennessee Art League, Hendersonville Artist Guild (president 1986-1987), Nashville Artist Guild, Visual Artist Alliance Nashville.

    Personality

    Interests

    Aerobic exercise, metaphysical studies, macrobiotics.

    Connections

    • Married Daniel Wayne Shaver, May 29, 1983.
    • father: Clement Valentine Rusch
    • mother: Ethel Diane (Kress) Rusch
    • spouse: Daniel Wayne Shaver
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    Born July 8, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      Belmont College
    • 1991
      Belmont College
    • 1984 - 1985
      Docent, Bridge Street Gallery
      Yarmouth, Maine, United States
    • 1986 - 1989
      owner Impressions Gallery of Art
      Nashville, Tennessee, United States