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Art at Aquinas College

Sharon Sandberg

Sharon Sandberg
Adjunct Professor of Art
AMC 205


Born in Oak Park, Illinois, Sharon Sandberg received her B.F.A. degree from Grand Valley State University, her M.F.A. in painting from the University of Michigan and has done post-degree work at the Universite d'Aix-Marseilles III, Aix-en-Provence, France.  She has also studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London.  Sandberg has taught at Grand Valley State University, served as Director and drawing instructor in the Art in France Program for Grand Valley, and was Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan's School of Art and Design, leading to a summer workshop in still life painting.  During the autumn months of 1996 Sandberg painted and exhibited in London, England. She has taught drawing, design and painting at Aquinas College since the fall of 1996 and is currently in charge of the department's painting program.  She is locally represented by LaFontsee Galleries in Grand Rapids.  Sharon lives in Grand Rapid's Heritage Hill area with her painter husband, Don Kerr.


  • M.F.A., University of Michigan
  • B.F.A., Grand Valley State University