Sharon in her studioFor more than three decades Sharon Steuer has pioneered the merging of traditional and digital painterly art forms. Sharon’s recent work weaves together her oil paintings, drawings, digital paintings, photographs, and personal artifacts to explore and reflect fragmented memory. Awards for her artwork include the national Faber Birren Color Award, Windsor Newton Painting award, and Connecticut Commission on the Arts Fellowship Grant.

Sharon is also the author of numerous books and articles including the best-selling series The Adobe Illustrator WOW! Books, which twice received the Benjamin Franklin award for “best computer book,” and Creative Thinking in Photoshop. You can watch her online “Artistic Painting” courses at, and she is a frequent contributor to

Creative collaborations with her husband (sound artist & SF State professor) Jeff Jacoby include Untapped Cities, and SoManyMeals. Her painting studio is in the Mission district of San Francisco. You can find recent news on Sharon’s blog, in her newsletters, or catch up with her on Facebook or Twitter.

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