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Sharon Ortman Kopriva, American visual artist. Fine Art teaching fellow University Houston, 1981. Board directors Orange Show Foundation, William Graham Foundation.


Kopriva, Sharon Ortman was born on February 11, 1948 in Houston, Texas, United States. Daughter of Lowell and Rosalie (Cusimano) Ortman.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Houston, 1971. Master of Fine Arts, University Houston, 1982. Postgraduate, Texas Technology University, 1977.

Postgraduate, Art Students League New York, 1979. Postgraduate, Museum Fine Arts Houston, 1976.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include J. Rosenthal Gallery, Chicago, 1989, Graham Gallery, Houston, 1986, 1989, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2003-2005, Virginia Miller Gallery, Miami, Florida, 1996, Dutch Philips Gallery, Dallas, 1995, 1997, Menil Collection, 2002, Pillsbury-Peters, Dallas, 2003-2005, Shanghai Art Museum, 2006, National Museum Lima, Peru, 2006, exhibited in group shows at Center Contemporary Art, Mexico City, 1986, Allan Stone Gallery, New York City, 1985-1989, Houston Museum Fine Arts, 1985, 1996, P.S.I., New York City, 1985, Santa Fe Museum Fine Arts, 1986, Museum American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1996, Museo Nationes, Lima, Peru, 2006, Represented in permanent collections Menil Collection, Houston, Museum Fine Arts, University Miami, Santa Fe (New Mexico) Museum Fine Arts, Lowe Museum, Miami, New Orleans Museum Art, Ogden Museum Art. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board directors Orange Show Foundation, William Graham Foundation.


Married Gustav A. Kopriva, June 12, 1971.

Lowell Ortman

Rosalie (Cusimano) Ortman

Gustav A. Kopriva