Sharon's love affair with the arts began as a little girl. Growing up in Cincinnati, Ohio (1967), she spent countless hours drawing, making, imagining, and dreaming. Home today is a small village in the countryside in beautiful Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz) Germany.


 "I paint dreamscapes. These colorful, imagined lands contrast the world we live in. They are a portal leading to a space of wonder and magic: a place dedicated to reflection, meditation, and musing."    

Sharon Harkness-Dobler 


Using mixed media materials to create intuitively, Sharon allows the story to evolve organically. She then incorporates themes of ancestry, cultural identity, childhood memories, nature, and home.


 In addition to painting, Sharon creates art in other expressive forms, such as writing, stop-motion animation,  and video. 




Born 1967 Cincinnati, Ohio

Currently residing in Rheinland Pfalz, Germany





2020     Solo Exhibition, Alter Zoll, Oberpleis, Königswinter, Germany

2020     Offene Ateliers annual exhibition, Unkel am Rhein, Germany

2019      Offene Ateliers  annual exhibition, Unkel am Rhein, Germany

2018      Cafe Lohner's, Linz am Rhein

2018      Ausstellung zur Advent, Galerie-Sattelgut, Neunkirchen-Seelscheid

2017      Group Exhibition, The Art Lounge, Ittenbach, Königswinter, Germany





2019     Life Book Online Course, Whimsy Wonderland -Hosted by Tamara LaPorte Willowing Arts  

2018     Life Book Online Course-Hosted by Tamara LaPorte Willowing Arts

2018     Let's Face It Online Course-Hosted by Kara Bullock

2017     One Badass Art Journal  Online Art Course-Hosted by Tiare Smith

2017     Member Of OOAK Design Team- Shelley Graham-Turner Team Leader



2024    Youtube content creator





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