Degrees and Certifications:
Assoc. of Arts in Commercial Art & Advertising - Tarrant County College B.F.A. with Concentration in Painting - UTA Certified by the T.A.E.A. as a Visual Arts Juror
Sharon Miller is an artist and educator whose creative works include Commercial Art & Advertising, painting, installation, and community arts. Mrs. Miller has been teaching in both private and public schools since 2001.
Ms. Miller has exhibited in solo, invitational, and juried art exhibitions throughout Texas, California and Washington.
She has taught workshops at both state & national level Art conferences, district professional development, initiated Art curriculum for middle schools, juried art for the Texas Art Educators Association. Ms. Miller has also served on the board and is an active member of the Arlington Arts League, teacher mentor for University of Texas at Arlington Education Program.
Awarded Teacher of the Year & Lifetime Achievement Award from two districts. She was just named Outstanding Art Educator of the Year by the Texas Art Education Association. Sharon teaches Pre AP-Visual Arts and has the distinction of 1st middle school teacher in the district whose student is ranked in the top 1% of young artists in the country by National Scholastic Arts & Writing.
Recognitions, Memberships & Leadership
Grand Prairie I.S.D. mentor teacher for University of Texas at Arlington College of Education student teaching program. 2015 – present
Texas Art Educators Association “2017 Outstanding Middle School Teacher of the Year”
National Congressional Arts Program Recognized Teacher, 2017
Grand Prairie I.S.D. District Middle School Art Lead teacher, 2017
Scholastic Arts & Writing Nationally Recognized Teacher, 2016
Cedar Hill I.S.D. Teacher of the Year, 2013
Tarrant County College Outstanding Achievement in Art, 2012
Arlington I.S.D. Parent Teacher Assoc. Lifetime Achievement Award, 2012
Grand Prairie Arts Council, 2013-present
University of Texas at Arlington Alumni Hosts member, 2010-prestent
Arlington Arts League, 2004 – present
National Art Educators Association member, 2013-present
National Junior Art Honor Society Sponsor, 2013-present
Texas Art Educators Association member, 2011-present
Art Schools Network member, TX 2015-present
Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy, Campus Improvement Committee, 2017-present.
Texas Art Educators Association state conference workshop presenter, Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, Galveston, TX, 2013-2017
Art School Network National conference workshop presenter, Dallas, TX 2016
National Art Education Association workshop presenter in association with Triarco Arts Co., Fort Worth, TX 2014
Boys & Girls Club of Arlington Mentor teacher, 2013
Co-lead teacher for Grand Prairie “Painting with the Masters” charity event in association with Grand Prairie City Council & Grand Prairie I.S.D.
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX, member, 2016-present
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, 2015-present