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Sharon Renee Charney, American artist. Named Best of Show, WDCN Channel 8, 1994, Featured Artist for Season, Humanities Outreach of Tennessee, 1996-1997; recipient Merit award, Renaissance Center, 2000.


Charney, Sharon Renee was born on August 20, 1943 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Jacob Eliazer and Leah Lehman.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, 1965. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1967. Postgraduate, Nashville State Technology Institute, 1989.


Art teacher Middleton (Wisconsin) State Graded Schools, 1967-1968, Cheekwood Museum Art, Nashville, 1973-1976, 90, The Harpeth Hall School, Nashville, 1979-1986, art department chairperson, 1981-1986. Art instructor Nashville School of Art, Watkins Institute, 1986-1988, Metro Parks and Recreation, Nashville, 1990-1995. Artist, since 1972

Guest speaker Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin, Tennessee, 2000, Tennessee Technological Institute, Cookeville, Tennessee, 1998, Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee, 2001.

Evaluation committee Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Franklin, 1984. Workshop section leader Indiana Schools of Nashville Area, 1982.


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  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in solo shows at Wisconsin Center, Madison, 1967, University Club of Nashville, 1977, Bookstar, Nashville, 1993, Greater Vision Gallery, Nashville, 1994, Metro Courthouse, Nashville, 1996, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, 1998-1999, Local Color Gallery, Nashville, 1999, Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Nashville, 2001, Nashville International Airport, 2003-2004, others.


Event artist Family and Children's Services, Nashville, 2000, 2001. Member steering committee Nashville Chamber of Commerce, 1998, 1999. Teacher West End Synagogue, 1987—1997.

Member of Visual Arts Alliance of Nashville (director exhibitions in government spaces 1995—2002, board directors 1997—2002).


  • Other Interests

    Jewelry making, hiking.


Married Jonathan Isa Charney, June 12, 1966. Children: Tamar, Adam, Noah.

Jacob Eliazer

Leah Lehman

Jonathan Isa Charney

Tamar Charney

Adam Charney

Noah Charney