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A Lifetime of Moxie – November 2017
“Untitled (Glacier)” by Sharron Lobaugh. Image courtesy of the Lobaugh family.
The family of Sharron Lobaugh (Nov 13, 1937 - Mar 13, 2017) with assistance from the City Museum, will be exhibiting some of Sharron’s art this November. Sharron Lobaugh was a wife, mother of four, artist, teacher, and mental health advocate. As an artist, Sharron was known for her watercolor landscapes of Juneau and Southeast Alaska. Since arriving in Juneau in 1962, Sharron painted, sold, and exhibited works, and was actively involved in the arts community. For several years, she was President of the Alaskan Arts and Crafts Inc. She chaired the 1967 Alaska Purchase Centennial Statewide Jury Exhibit, was appointed by Governor Hickel to the first Alaska State Council on the Arts, and was a founding member of the Friends of the Alaska State Museum.