Publications & Reviews
Freedom’s Gifts written by Valerie Wesley was published by Simon & Schuster in 1997 and illustrated by Sharon Wilson.
The Grandad Tree by Trish Cooke, illustrated by Sharon Wilson. Published in March 2000 by Candlewick U.S. / Walker Books U.K.
The Day Gogo Went to Vote by Elinor Sisulu, illustrated by Sharon Wilson and published by Little, Brown.
The Day Gogo Went to Vote has since which been printed in the six major South African Languages. It was the recipient of the Jane Addams Honour Picture Book Award 1997 given to books promoting world peace, social justice, world community & racial and gender equality.
Once Upon A World Picture Book Award, Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles
Notable book, Association of School Librarians
An article on Sharon’s “Just Pastels: Neighbourhoods” Exhibition published in Bermuda’s Royal Gazette on September 25th, 2009.
A review of Sharon’s “Just Pastels: Neighbourhoods” Exhibition was published in Bermuda’s Royal Gazette on October 30th, 2009.
- Teacher’s Choice Notable Book for A Global Society 1997, International Reading Teacher’s Association
- “…beautifully illustrated by colourful pastels drawn by Sharon Wilson…” The Star, Md. Nov22, 1996
- Smithsonian’s Notable Books for Children 1996
- “…Sharon Wilson’s rich pastel illustrations are beautifully observed and themselves a visual record of a particular place and time” Financial Times, London U.K. October12 1996
- Upscale Magazine, August 1999, listed Sharon Wilson as one of the ten most influential African American Artists
- Hope and Optimism is a global art project whereby the National Gallery (or equivalent organization) in each country of the world was asked to nominate an Artist representative of that country. The organization also consulted with leading galleries, institutions and consultants from around the world in choosing this group. Sharon Wilson was selected to represent Bermuda and is listed as artist #82.