Writing from the Road, Sharon Rusch Shaver Paintings and Exhibitions, Updates

Writing From the Road

Posted on 03/09/2014 at 7:45pm

by Sharon Rusch Shaver

I am visiting Hilton Head, SC. which is considered the Low Country of the state.  Marches, tiny islands and inland waterways link this land which is barely above sea level. This is an area that was almost entirely inhabited by Africans who were selected and brought here as slaves for their ability to grow rice over 3 centuries ago. As time went on, their community was nearly destroyed by the growth of tourism and encroachment in this area where they had lived for so long, but recently laws were passed to preserve what little of their culture that has still remained.
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A Short Story, No One Will Ever Know

Posted on 10/20/2011 at 4:31pm

by Sharon Rusch Shaver


The old woman’s steel grey eyes did not give any clues as to what was wrong. In her tiny, transparent, fragile hands, she clutched a crystal crucifix, attached to a string of tiny white pearls. She gently touched each one as her thin lips quietly whispered the prayers of the Holy Rosary. Forgiveness of oneself is much too difficult. Focus on the beads Agnes, repeat over and over the poetry drills of redemption, from your youth. This always gave her spirit rest. No one will know. No one will ever know.
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                          Artist News:

The Dogwood Festival in Knoxville,Tennessee has a Market Street Art Fair, which takes place April 24th to April 27 in Downtown Knoxville. The streets are full of high quality art booths and Sharon Rusch Shaver has been invited to be this years featured artist. She will be present on Saturday the 26th from 1 to 4 PM and I will be demonstrating my painting techniques at this wonderful event which has taken place every year for decades and takes place at the most beautiful time of the year, springtime in Tennessee. Please visit me if you attend the event! presents two exciting upcoming adventures to France in 2014
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There are more trips to exciting places being planned for this year. To be sure to receive updates on where we are going next, send your email address to the website and we will email you updates as they are confirmed so you can reserve your place.
This is a new painting for 2014 of the Hollow in Tennessee where I have painted every spring for many years


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