Vero Sharp is a German, contemporary, mixed-media artist born on February 13, 1975
in Prague, Czech Republik.
VS is a painter, printmaker, and is best known for her techniques utilizing acrylic paint
and resin with a scraper on structured wood to produce bul-bous ridges and forms in
the surfaces of her works. She has a master degree in design and she is fascinated by
powerful images that have something to say without the need for explanation. Today
her works can be found in the galleries and collections of Zürich, Capetown,
Paris, New York and Dubai, among others. Vero Sharp lives and works in
Vero Sharp enters in 2002 the class of design class at the Univerity of Applied Science of Design and Crafts Arts
(Pforzheim , Germany).
Bachelor Degree Design 2007
Birth of her daughter Estelle in Febrary 2008
Masters Degree Design 2009
In 2010 she decides to follow one of her childhood dreams and studdies veterinary medicin at Univeristy Giessen
till 2013 but remains faithful to her passion for arts and design. While working as a freelance designer and creative
director she participates in several computer and media courses, where she meets her later husband Burkard
Loeber, who is an art and wood craftman and carpenter.
From 2014 Vero Sharp she combines design techniques with art techniques.
The artist also develops an interest in textures, leading to works close to Surrealist collages and inspired by the
images seen on walls and on floors.
Sharp takes part of her inspiration in the organic shapes observed through a microscope in
the laboratory of the histology class during her veterinary studies.Very sensuous, the works are infused with a
latent eroticism. Despite Sharp´s predilection for colour,
she admits having mostly understood during her years at the studio the potentials and the evidence
of black, already perceived while she was studying design and art at Pforzheim University. Black and white, which
the artist considers as characteristics of her favorite culture, Japanese, therefore prevail in Sharp´s most recent
At the end of the 2017, Sharp goes back to three dimensional works combining resin adhesive , acrylic paint and
gaphite pencil. Patiently covering the wooden canvas or paper with pencil strokes, the artist questions the
concepts of space and time, immobility and movement. Remaining most of the time faithful to the two
dimensions of wooden canvas or paper work, she brings life to the surface, letting resin adhesive inflate or flow,
leaving the door open to unexpected results, full of sensuality and of an unusual tactility.
Vero Sharp is painting on structured
wood using Acrylics over mixed media
manipulated photographic images with
a scraper or with her hands, arms.
She is fond of powerfull , striking
images, with emotional emphasis.
The newest medium is the combination
of Resin and Acrlic, defining bulbes
forms while the dripping colors slowly
dry and get manifested in unexpected
One grandmother was a fashion
designer , her grandfather was a
doctor and the other an artist, maybe
thats why Vero Sharp has moved into
those life directions and was inspired
by them. She has been travelling almost
the intire world , always being interested
in other cultures and landscapes
which has shaped her vision and
attention to true beauty in humans,
nature, design and arts.Wood as canvas
seems honest and warm. The structure
of its surface brings the colors to shine
even more than white cotton canvas.
„It shouldn´t have to be explained.
It´s got to be strong and courageous
and be left alone „
VS represents her vision of life, environmental destruction and Man’s
involvement in society. She has a strong passion for powerfull photography
which originates from her fashion designer profession. Travelling the
world shaped her vision and attention to true beauty in humans , nature,
design and arts. Harmony is extremely important to her.