Sharon Wensel was born in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania and currently resides in Skippack Pennsylvania.
She studied at Hussian School of Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the fine Arts and Montgomery County Community College. While attending Hussian she received the first runner up award for most promising student. One year later she transferred to Pennsylvania Academy of the fine arts to pursue her love of painting. At the Academy, in her second year she received a Merit Scholarship.
In 1989 Sharon married and put aside her work for the most part of 20 years. She dabbled off and on joining the Philadelphia Sketch Club and the local Doylestown Art League. In 2013 after her husband passed from Lou Gehrig’s disease, she enrolled in the art program at Montgomery County Community College. She graduated Phi Beta Kapa while working at a full-time position in 2018. During her time there she received the Montgomery County Community College Foundation Scholarship, Barnes and Noble Scholarship and the Montgomery County Community College Certificate of Excellence. She was also honored to work on an abstract collage with teacher, Diane Mills.
Sharon is a current member of the Philadelphia Sketch Club, In Liquid and the Doylestown Art League. Since graduating she has received awards for her pastel, photography, and mixed media work. You can find her work in private and public collections throughout the country as well as Artsy, online.