A painter and arts writer, Sharon Butler is widely known as the founder of Two Coats of Paint, a project which includes an influential art blog, an artists residency and other initiatives. The blog has been sponsored by numerous arts organizations including Creative Capital and the Warhol Foundation. In 2015 and 2018, Sharon was a resident at Yaddo, and she was also the inaugural artist-in-residence at Counterproof Press. She has shown work at NADA New York (2014), Pulse Miami, SEASON (Seattle), and her 2016 and 2018 painting exhibitions at Theodore:Art in Bushwick were selected as a Critic's Picks in Time Out New York. She is affiliated with the New York Academy of Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and Parsons, The New School.