• MFA, Photography, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 2012
  • BFA, Sculpture, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN, 2006


Sharon Koelblinger works in photography and sculpture to bring awareness to our own perceptual limitations. Through presenting photographs in sculptural formats, she aims to disrupt traditional presentation methods and propose new ways of viewing images. She holds an MFA in Photography from the Tyler School of Art and a BFA in Sculpture from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She has most recently exhibited her work in a solo exhibition at The Common Ground Gallery at VisArts in Rockville, MD, and in group exhibitions at Riffe Gallery in Columbus, The Delaware Contemporary in Wilmington, Cade Center Gallery in Annapolis, and The Sculpture Center in Cleveland. She has participated in residencies at I-Park in Connecticut, Kimmel Harding Nelson in Nebraska, ACRE in Wisconsin. She was awarded an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award grant in 2021 and 2023.


Courses Taught
  • ARTS 157 Intro to 2-D Design and Color
  • ARTS 299 Special Topics – Video Art