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artist

Virginia Grace Sharkey, American artist. Fellow Corporation of Yaddo, 1981. Co-director Albion River Watershed Protection Association, Little River, California, 1989. Member Symphony of the Redwoods (violinist since 1987), Mendocine Music Festival (violinist since 1987).

Background

Sharkey, Virginia Grace was born on March 6, 1945 in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Harold Arnold Sharkey and Antoinette Dorothy Andrews.

Education

Bachelor, Vassar College, 1967.

Career

Instructor College of the Redwoods, Fort Bragg, California, 1990—1992. Violin teacher Ukiah School of Music, since 1995, Mendocino Waldorf School, Calpella, California, 1991—1994. Violinist Peregrine String Quartet, Santa Rosa, California, 1995-1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibns. In galleries and museum, United States, Germany, since 1974.

Membership

Co-director Albion River Watershed Protection Association, Little River, California, 1989. Member Symphony of the Redwoods (violinist since 1987), Mendocine Music Festival (violinist since 1987).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, reading, canoeing.

Connections

Married Samuel Pitts Edwards (divorced).

father:
Harold Arnold Sharkey

mother:
Antoinette Dorothy Andrews

spouse:
Samuel Pitts Edwards