Sharon Vargo

Sharon Vargo has illustrated numerous books for children. She is also the author/illustrator of Señor Felipe's Alphabet Adventure, a Bank Street Best Children's Book of 2002. Her whimsical acrylic paintings have also appeared in magazines, textbooks and as murals. Originally from Edison, NJ, Sharon is a graduate of Pratt Institute, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Communication Design. She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and board member of Picture Book Artists Association-PBAA, an organization of professional children's book illustrators from around the world. She is one of many professional artists who participated in Robert's Snow for Cancer's Cure, an online charity auction of artists' snowflakes. Her limited edition prints are published by The Child at Heart Art Gallery, in historic downtown Newburyport, Massachusetts. Sharon works from her home studio, just north of Indianapolis, Indiana. 

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