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Sharron Ott 

(708) 738-0558                                                                                         

sharron@ottart.org

web site: ottart.org                                                                          


SUMMARY

   A visionary artist recognized for making significant contributions to the community through the arts and education. A highly motivated and resourceful professional artist, proficient in oral as well as visual communications. Possessing an in-depth understanding of diverse client needs and business methodologies. Successful and effective in organization and coordination of projects, special events, meetings, and exhibitions. Self motivated, committed, and dedicated, with proven competency in carrying projects to a purposeful conclusion. 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Owner of Ott Art, facilitating management, marketing, designing, and teaching; providing interior designs, paintings, and murals for churches, residences, and businesses. Painting, curating art exhibitions, and teaching classes 1996-present  

  • Teaching

  • Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph Mi 2018-present
  • Art Groove, Classes hosted by Ott Art, Dowagiac Mi 2017-present
  • Oak Park Art League, Oak Park Il 2007-2017                                                                         
  • Proviso Township High Schools, type 39 certification, Forest Park Il 2007-2016
  • DePaul University, lecturing, Chicago Il 2008-present
  • Dominican University, lecturing, River Forest Il 2008-present 
  • Roosevelt University, lecturing, Chicago Il 2008-present
  • Oak Park Arts District, art camps K-5, Oak Park Il 2010-2012
  • Curriculum writing, creating project based programs, with a strong emphasis on understanding fundamentals and experiencing process 1982-present   
  • Published Book Illustration
  • Walking: Natures Perfect Exercise, author: Pamela Khim  2004
  • What Ray Wrote, author: Ray Horsley  1996
  • Theatre Arts
  • Cirque Du Soleil, scenic art, props, costume mistress, Allegria Tour North America 1991-1994 
  • Steppenwolf Theatre, scenic art, props, Chicago Il  1995 
  • Red Moon Theatre, set design, scenic art, Chicago Il 1995 
  • Ron Guard Studio, scenic art, Chicago Il 1995-1997
  • Judge for Art Competitions
  • Proos Pure Michigan Summer Photo Contest, Southwest Mi 2017
  • LaGrange Artist Guild Annual Show, La Grange, IL 2015
  • West Suburban Artist Guild Annual Show, River Forest, IL 2014
  • Organizer of community projects
  • Lexington School, with, Dominican University, and PLCCA, youth mural projects,  Maywood Il
  • Neighborhood United Methodist, youth mural projects,Sunday School and VBS, Maywood Il
  • Hyde Park Community Center, Summer Camp, youth mural project, Chicago Il
  • Lutheran Church Charities, organizier of a service event/art exhibition, St. Matthew Chicago Il

EDUCATION

  • The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bachelors of Fine Art, major: painting / art & tech
  • Ringling College of Art and Design, Fine Art, Sarasota Fl
  • Eleanor King Hookam, Private Instruction in Fine Art, Elmhurst Il 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  Office, Photo Shop, In Design, Final Cut Pro, Holography