Considered one of today’s most innovative artists, Barbara Sharp’s use of color and inspiration from nature enable her to create beautiful, custom fabrics, rugs, textiles, and wall coverings, as well as custom designed and trompe l’oeil wall and ceiling murals, faux finishes, painted furniture, commissioned paintings and portraits.
Barbara’s years of experience and God given talent have resulted in her artistry being featured in some of the nation’s most prestigious establishments gracing private homes, restaurants, hotels, public venues, office buildings, yachts, and corporate jets in Vero Beach, Florida and throughout the United States.
Generous in talent is just the beginning of Barbara’s artistic repertoire. She has selflessly provided magnificent works of art in addition to her time helping children and adults create artistic masterpieces for auctions and fundraising efforts for numerous charitable organizations throughout the community.
Most noted for her contribution of turtles for the Mental Health Association’s TurtleTrax© galas, Barbara has also presented paintings and other artistic pieces to such non-profits as The Mental Health Association, The Veteran's Council, Hibiscus Children’s Center, McKee Botanical Garden, Cultural Council of Indian River County, Humane Society, New Hope Christian Academy, Alzheimer & Parkinson’s Association of Indian River County, the Vero Beach Hibiscus Festival and numerous more.
Patrons of Barbara’s art have included an array of highly accomplished business owners and professionals, government and professional offices, interior designers, and individuals.
“Barbara is a wonderful artist and designer. Unlike many artists who stick with one thing, she can really create anything on anything.”
Trubey Walker – nationally acclaimed needlepoint designer and former owner of Needle Nicely.
“Barbara is personable, good with clients and can adjust to problems quickly.
She is very professional.”
Frank Lincoln – owner Frank Lincoln Interiors and French Country Antiques Furniture Gallery – Vero Beach, FL
“Some artists just don’t know how to make fish look realistic, but Barbara snorkels and knows what real fish look like and hers look like they could swim right off the wall.”
David Croom – president Croom Construction Corporation – Vero Beach, FL