Sharon Bass Paintings | Pray. Paint. Love

Sharon Bass is a “plein air painter”, based in Raleigh, NC.
She gains inspiration from her travels and paints in a style inspired
by the French impressionists.


Sharon Bass is one of the South’s exciting new artists. Her work is unique in a number of ways, but a defining difference is that she paints en plein air. Working on location allows her to experience and portray the richness of her subject, its surroundings, sounds, smells, and happenings that come together to make it what it is. Her paintings tell a story that can only be learned through the patience of being there.

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For many people, connecting with an artist is a fantastic way to better understand their work. For artists, connecting with their audience is equally as important. You can find Sharon in her studio on West Johnston St. in downtown Raleigh. She also participates in shows and her work can be found in two NC galleries throughout the year.

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Featured Work

This is a new painting of a small shrimp boat with lots of character tied to a rickety old dock in eastern NC. Shrimping has been a big part of the NC industry since the mid-1900’s. I love roaming around the Carolinas in my paint-mobile looking for scenes like this one. Maybe one day I’ll receive an invitation to hop aboard and find a whole new perspective from the inside out.

50% of the proceeds from this painting will go to
the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, Houston, TX

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Available Paintings

Sharon’s paintings are colorful and exuberant. Her style is fresh, bold, and not overly bound by time or realism. Her paintings do not dictate, rather they interpret and provide a ‘first step’ in an imaginative visual journey. From the quiet beauty of expansive salt marshes against deep blue skies to time-worn storefronts, each has a rich story to tell.

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Available at ArtSource
Available At Moonrakers Gallery