Sharon Verrall is an artist living and working in Kilkenny, Ireland.  She studied Fine Art at Crawford College of Art & Design Cork and was awarded a BA (Hons) degree in painting in 2000.  That year she won the National Iontas Student Award, and her work went on tour nationwide including Sligo Art Gallery and Ormeau Baths Gallery Belfast. She was awarded a visual art bursary from Wexford County Council in 2001 which helped to fund her first solo exhibition.

Her poetry has been published in various publications including the Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet, The Stony Thursday Book, Presence British Haiku Journal, Shamrock Irish Haiku Journal, and her work has been shortlisted for the Bradshaw Books Poetry Manuscript Competition. Her current work focuses on the creation of Poetry and Artist’s Books combining an appreciation for the visual/tactile object with the form of the written word, and the ever-evolving creation of Haiku.


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