Biography

Sharon Kaitz is a Boston artist who has shown her work in the United States and internationally since 1981.

Her paintings are to be found in the permanent collections of the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, in corporate collections such as those of General Cinema, Fidelity, the Bank of America, Karas and Karas Glass and the private collections of art collectors including the playwright and movie director David Mamet, the actress Felicity Huffman, There Designs, and the Director of the ICA Jill Medvedow.

Ms. Kaitz has shown in museums including The Rose Art Museum, the ICA Boston, the Fuller Museum and the Berkshire Museum. She has been represented by Harcus Gallery, Beth Urdang Gallery, Galerie Mourlot and Allston Skirt Gallery. She is currently represented by Clark Gallery in Lincoln, Mass.

In April and May 1997 Beth Urdang Gallery on Newbury Street showed Sharon Kaitz's paintings alongside Picasso ceramics.

Her paintings have been shown internationally at Sara Levy Gallery in Tel Aviv,Israel, in a show Bad Touch that traveled from the Rose Art Museum to Ukraine, Germany and elsewhere, and most recently in June 2006 at Artspace gallery in Jerusalem.

In 1997 Sharon was hired by the ART theatre in Cambridge, Mass. to design and paint the set for the world premiere of David Mamet's play BOSTON MARRIAGE. The set was favorably reviewed in,and among other publications, The New York Times. She has also collaborated with Mr. Mamet on film work, providing art for his movie OLEANNA.

Sharon Kaitz's exhibitions have been reviewed in ArtNews, Art New England, House and Garden, The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, New England Homes and The New York Times, the 2010 New American Paintings #86 among other publications.

She holds a BA from Goddard College and MFA from Pratt Institute. She has taught drawing and painting at The Boston Museum School, Emerson College, Northeastern University, UMass Boston and The Bezalel School of Art in Jerusalem.