Sharon is a best selling author, artist, illustrator, writer, columnist and designer based in the United States.
Credentials & Education
Best Selling Author of 4 books
Artist and Illustrator (currently)
Copywriter/Content Marketer for various brands, businesses and organization (previously)
Managing Editor in Chief, Empowered Woman (previously)
Previous Social Media Manager, Fashion Industry (previously)
Contributing Columnist (on occasion)for Publications - International Woman and several other womens and/or fashion based magazines (previously)
Previous community Builder for social media campaigns (previously)
Trained Business brander from start to finish (previously)
Designer with advanced training (custom work only)
Designer - Natural and Dried Materials Designer - Wedding, Event and Floral Designer (Fresh) -Columnist -For several different publishing companies publications Author - Best Selling Co-Author (Charleston, SC) - Success In Beauty II and III versions - Roar - The Butterfly Payoff (Lexington, KY) - Children's Author - Illustrator and Writer Artist -Sharon Nicholas Art -Artist and Illustrator Founder - Sharon Nicholas Author, Artist, Illustrator & Designer - Tourette Syndrome ~ Awareness Movement 2010 (An International Awareness Group) - Ablaze Music 2011 (Co-Founder Nashville, TN) Co-founder - Empowered Woman Magazine 2014 - Sharon Nicholas Agency 2011 Agent (Previously) - Talent and Literary Consultant (Previously) - Marketing and PR - Sing Productions 2011 (UK and South Africa) - Fashion Week (Charlotte International and local shows) Promotion (previously) - Promoter of Talents - Art Promotion and Artist Chat - Fashion Week Writer - Magazine Syndicated Columnist and Contributing Columnist - Author and Illustrator for Children's books - Author for Women's books + Entertainment + Former Corporate Marketer
Bio - Sharon Nicholas is a bestselling author, columnist, artist, illustrator, writer, consultant, designer, publisher, former publicist and marketer based in the U.S.
Sharon focuses on positive relationship building and target demographics with her work. As a result of her exceptional ability to navigate various platforms, she is able to enhance the connections between clients, brands and advertising. Sharon has worked to develop the highest quality of services by focusing on building & maintaining strong relationships. Working closely with brands unique ways by developing awareness through her work.
Sharon's specialties - art, illustrations, consulting, writing, public relations, business strategy, business development, marketing, artist marketing, strategic partnerships, creativity & branding. Sharon has built a skill base in many areas from writing to copy, PR & marketing. As a lifelong creative as both an artist and designer, Sharon has transitioned those talents into the business world.
Sharon's background has been very diverse. Having worked in many industries including Fortune 500 companies over the years has given Sharon many great experiences. Working with some of the best people in business in the world in corporate America has been Sharon's entire career experience (truly a once in a lifetime experience working directly with founders of corporations which Sharon appreciates today) During Sharon's twenties she had the experience of helping to build several multi-million dollar businesses with her sales and marketing expertise which were all later purchased by much larger American corporations.
Design- Since 1990 Sharon has been a wedding, event and floral designer around the United States in different states from New England to several states in the deep South. Wedding, event and floral designing has been her passion for years. With having worked for seven different design shops each with a different focus and/or expertise she has learned a tremendous amount. Sharon is also a natural and dried designer in addition to fresh. Art - Her artwork reflects her a love for color, botanical and abstract imagery in her art and illustrations. Sharon's strong use of color with a her own unique stylistic approach to her craft gives Sharon's pieces a highly unique look. Her art features her contemporary stylistic, mystical and whimsical twist on still life. Sharon paints in acrylics in her studio. A trained designer by profession, Sharon began her artistic career as a wedding, event and floral designer then later studied art while at university. Sharon was instrumental in the development and founding of many different projects. Sharon has studied art extensively and has been a lifelong artist which ultimately launched her career into design, marketing and PR. She took her talents for color and design to marketing.
Writing - Sharon has been a writer for over 10 yrs on areas of interest to women and women's topics. She started as a blogger in 2005 then wrote for several publishing companies. Writing as a hobby which later lead to other work. Since launching Artist Chat in the Fall of 2013. Then later started a large artwork sharing group to help other artists. Sharon has made quite the splash in the world of art, books and media over the years. Sharon had regularly given interviews artists, recording artists, actors, writers and designers from her local area, nationally, and even on an international level. 2014 was also a year in which Sharon continued to promote creative talents from around the world. Sharon's career has been featured in numerous radio shows, newspapers and online publications. In 2015 Sharon had four books published. Sharon also writes on various topics for several different publishing companies she partners with. Sharon has been writing magazine columns for over a decade off and on. Her best selling books were collaborative projects : The Butterfly Payoff, Success In Beauty Book Series II and III and Roar. In 2016 Sharon has been writing some and sharing other talented artist work. Promoting others' gifts and talents for is a passion. In 2017 Sharon took some time to reflect on her future writing and illustration projects. With new children's books planned for the next few years both for illustration and writing.
Sharon's work continues to evolve and grow as she remains open to the universe, open to new discoveries about her purpose and path. However, her work areas remain closely tied to exploring the need for advocacy to shape the lives of those in need. Specific areas of inquiry for her work include: advocacy, peace-work, women's rights, social justice and women's health.
Her advocacy work has been featured on several national and local media outlets. She has also appeared on local and national radio networks over the years.
Sharon is also a very proud mother of two sons. She also has two dogs. She loves to cook in her spare time. Sharon shares her love of cooking. She frequently shares her love of health and wellness. She oftens shares her healthy meals on social media and tips with others.
As an artist, Sharon am particularly inclined and attracted to nature's beauty, especially flowers. They're one of nature's most colorful manifestations. They capture natures extreme delicacies with vibrancy and a flare like few other items in nature do.