Sharon Garrison Beachum Edit Profile
Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors magna cum laude, University Oklahoma, 1975. Master of Fine Arts summa cum laude, Old Dominion U./Norfolk State, 1986.
Teacher art, Bureau Indian Affairs and Shawnee (Oklahoma) Public Schools, 1976;
graduate assistant screenprint, Old Dominion U., Norfolk, Virginia, 1985;
instructor design, figure drawing, commercial art, Governor's Magnet School for the Arts, Norfolk, 1985-1988;
assistant professor art, Hampton (Virginia) U., since 1988;
interim chair department art, Hampton (Virginia) U., 1990-1991;
chair department art, Hampton (Virginia) U., 1991-1994;
curator department of art gallery, Hampton (Virginia) U., 1990-1994. Instructor photo workshop Ghent Venture Senior Citizens Programs, Norfolk, 1987. Instructor arts and crafts Norfolk Academy Summer Art Camp, 1986-1989.
Instructor photography d'Art Center, Norfolk, 1986-1987. Instructor advanced graphic design Norfolk State University, 1987. Instructor advertising design Tidewater Community College, Chesapeake, Virginia, 1987.
Instructor photography Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, 1990. Exchange faculty International College Academics and Business, Kanuma, Tochigi-Ken, Japan, summer 1993. Owner Swift Graphics, 1977-1992.
Chairman Treasures Great and Small, Technical Architecture Group Gallery d'Art Center, Norfolk, 1987. Co-curator national screenprint show Old Dominion University Gallery, Norfolk, 1985-1987. Member American Association of University Women, Chrysler Museum, College Art Association, Graphic Design Educators Association, National Association Schools of Art and Design, Society of Photographic Educators, Southeastern College Art Association, Tidewater Artists Association (board directors exhibition committee, gallery guidelines committee 1986-1988, publicity chairman 1986-1987), Virginia Museum Fine Arts, Virginia Beach Art Center, Virginia Society Photographic Artists, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Brian E. Beachum, August 5, 1989.
Guthrie Scottish Rite scholar, Southwest Water Works Association scholar, alumni development scholar Oklahoma Baptist University, Prichard scholar.