Sharon Norwood is a conceptual artist whose work spans several media to include painting and ceramic. Norwood received a BFA in Painting from the University of South Florida and an MFA in Studio Art from Florida State University. She has exhibited throughout the United States, Canada, Jamaica, Korea, and Germany. Norwood’s exhibition record includes solo exhibitions, group collaborations, and site-specific installations. Her work has been showcased in several Biennials including Jamaica, Atlanta, and Florida Biennial. She has participated in national and international residencies including the Vermont Studio Center (VSC), PILOTENKUECHE, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, ROKTOWA, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA). In 2019 Norwood became a Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant nominee, and received a VCCA Jacques and Natasha Gelman Fellowship. Norwood currently maintains her studio practice in Savannah Georgia.