Sharon Sperry Bloom



Mediums: Acrylic paintings, photography, wax encaustics
Member Since: 2008

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Artist Statement
Self-taught artist, recovering architect, migrainuer.
Photography has been part of my work in architecture and I enjoy shooting for myself now, looking for the unseen in my environment.
Painting in different mediums allows me a wide range of expressive possibilities.




  • Winner, Wildlife Category, New Mexico Magazine’s Ninth Annual Photography Contest
  • Second Place, 2009 New Mexico State Fair: Adult Amateur Photography: Animals
  • Honorable Mention, New Mexico Magazine’s 2009 Photography Contest
  • Contest winner, New Mexico Rail Runner Photo Contest, January 2009 Calendar photo
  • First Place, 2008 New Mexico State Fair: Adult Amateur Photography: Flowers
  • Honorable Mention, Local IQ Photography Contest 2008 “Local Color”
  • First Place, 2007 New Mexico State Fair: Non-professional Art: Oils and Acrylics

Selected Group Exhibitions


  • December, “ANMPAS“, Annual New Mexico Photographic Art Show
  • April, “White History Week”, an anti-racism event, 1Kind Studios, Albuquerque


  • February 1 “Shot Through the Heart” The Factory on Fifth, Albuquerque
  • March 15-May 3 “Albuquerque/Santa Fe Social flickr Exhibition” One Up, Albuquerque, NM
  • Porque Burque” The Verb Collective, Albuquerque, NM
  • June 6 “Wooden Cow Silent Auction” Mama’s Minerals, Albuquerque, NM
  • June 14 – September 6, 2008: “Wild, Wacky Weather: Precipitation and Drought in New Mexico”, The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science NatureScapes Photo Salon.
  • June 28, Black Market Haute Couture, Albuquerque
  • July 6, Fiesta de Frida (Kahlo), Roosevelt Park, Albuquerque
  • August 2-3, Girl’s Inc. Santa Fe Art Fair, Santa Fe, NM
  • Sept. 26-28 “The Darkroom” special exhibit at Go! Downtown Albuquerque Arts Festival, Working Classroom, Albuquerque


  • October 20 Black Market Goods, Albuquerque, NM
  • November 24-30 Stove Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
  • December 15 BMG Toy Drive, The Factory on Fifth, Albuquerque, NM


2003    University of Detroit, Master of Architecture
1990    University of Detroit, Bachelor of Arts, History
1989    University of Detroit, Bachelor of Architecture


2005-present    Architectural Research Consultants, Albuquerque, NM
2000-2004        Detroit Public Schools Program Management Team, Detroit, MI


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