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Sharon McDonagh is a Mixed Media Artist from York.  Creating highly textured paintings that focus on the beauty that nature creates through decay. 

Her passion for detail and use of varied media such as plaster, cement render and 'rescued' old wallpaper from abandoned buildings creates a unique tactile experience.


Through the many layers a story is told and memories evoked.


Long Listed for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2021 and published in  'Future Now: 125 Contemporary Artists'

for her series 'Autonomous' (see pic).  The Series will be shown on screens throughout the Aesthetica Exhibition at York Art Gallery commencing 28th May 2021.

Currently one of the Resident Artists exhibiting at Sketch (York Art Gallery) 

Upcoming Exhibitions:

'Momentum' at Blossom Street Gallery, York (Westside Artists) from 25th June

York Open Studios 10th/11th and 17th/18th July at Venue 46 on the Artists Map.