Sharyn Painting Outdoors on a Southern Appalachian Hilltop

Sharyn Misenheimer Fogel

Sharyn M. Fogel is a Brevard, NC native. She attended Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida, UNC-Asheville, and Brevard College in Brevard, NC. She studied portrait painting with Roman and Constantine Chatov in Atlanta, Georgia for 3 years and participated in many workshops with individual teachers including Joe Miller, Tony Couch, Daniel Greene, Sue Russell, Eileen Fabian, Herbie Rose, Dean Davis, and Michael Del Priore.

Sharyn shows her work in Brevard, Hendersonville, and Asheville, North Carolina. In 2003, she had two paintings selected for the Southern Living House at Brookgreen Gardens, Pawley’s Island, SC. She displays her work at Mountain Made in the Grove Arcade in Asheville, NC, and A Walk in the Woods in Hendersonville.

Her work may also be seen at her home studio at 337 Delphia Drive, Brevard, NC by appointment (828) 884-2254.

Sharyn is a member and past president of the Transylvania Art Guild, The Portrait Society of America, and the Watercolor Society of North Carolina.


Transylvania Art Guild Summer Showcase: 2014, Honorable Mention, Watercolor

NC State Senior Games/Silver Arts: 2013, 1st Place, Watercolor

Land of Waterfalls Silver Arts: 2013, Best of Show; 1st Place Watercolor

Summer Arts Showcase: 2012, Dorothy Moreau Watercolor Award

Battle of the Brushes: Old Fort, NC: 2011, 3rd Place/Painting

Keep it Local WNC: 2011, 1st Place/Painting

Summer Arts Showcase: 2010, Dorothy Moreau Award, Best Watercolor

Focus on Art: 2002, Honorable Mention

Winner of Regional Artists Project Grant: 2001

Portrait Society of America: 2000, Work featured in opening ceremony, Washington, DC

NC Mountain State Fair: 1998, 3rd Place/Painting

Festival of the Arts: 1982, 1983, Viewer’s Choice

Festival of the Arts: 1980, 1981, Honorable Mention

Transylvania County Fair: 1978, 1st Place/Painting

Festival of the Arts: 1977, 2nd Place/Painting