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artist , gallery owner

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.


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


Diploma in art, Belmont College, Grand Island, New York, 1970;student, Belmont College, Nashville, 1990-1991.


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.


  • Other Work

    • 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.


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


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: aerobic exercise, metaphysical studies, macrobiotics.


Married Daniel Wayne Shaver, May 29, 1983.

Clement Valentine Rusch

Ethel Diane (Kress) Rusch

Daniel Wayne Shaver