SHARP, Marisa

1956 - ?

As Marisa Nicole Parnes, she was born at The London Clinic on 29 April 1956, second child of Maurice John Parnes (born 1929), a fashion company director of KenwoodLodge, Sheldon Avenue, Highgate and his wife Iris Barbara née Poster (1933-12 October 1979), who married at The Synagogue, St Petersburgh Place, London on 14 December 1952. Marisa studied at St Martinís School of Art, London obtaining a B.A. in Fine Art and Painting in 1978 and at the University of East Anglia for her M.A. in Visual Practice and Context in 2000. Marisa married at Westminster, London in 1982, David J. Sharp and paints under the name of Marisa Sharp. Her work is a complete openness to random ideas, emotions and impulses, trusting instinct and a personal visual language. A painter, printmaker and installation artist and a member and exhibitor with 'Young Blood' 1995-1997 and is a member of the Suffolk Group also exhibiting at the London Group, Clockhouse II, Colchester and the Ipswich Art Society and has exhibited in a two person show at Tricycle Theatre, London. Also an exhibitor at 'Drawings for All', Gainsborough House, Sudbury 1994; 'This is 1999' The Room Upstairs, Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich 1999; with solo shows at Red Dot Gallery, Ipswich in 2000 and Installation, St Stephens Lane Churchyard in 2001. She lived at Charsfield, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

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