|Sharon Sprung "The Art Student" 2011|
Sprung studied at Cornell University, the National Academy of Design and the Art Student's League, in New York. The artist has won numerous awards over the years including an Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant, and prizes from the Art Renewal Center and the Portrait Society of America. In 2006 Sprung's work was selected for the prestigious Outwin Boochever Portrait Exhibition held at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC. Sprung is a popular teacher, leading workshops all around the world as well as teaching regular classes at the Art Student's League of New York. Sprung is currently represented by Gallery Henoch. Her website can be seen here.