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About The Artists

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SHARON CANFIELD DORSEY has published fiction, non-fiction, juvenile fiction, and poetry in magazines, newspapers, journals, and anthologies. 

​Sharon has received awards from Christopher Newport University Writer's Conference, Poetry Society of Virginia, National League of American Pen Women, Gulf Coast Writer’s Association, and Chesapeake Bay Writers. She was a winner of the Art Lit Project, which displayed her poetry on the sidewalks of the city of Williamsburg, VA.

Sharon is author of four children's books, Herman, the Hermit Crab and the Mystery of the Big, Black, Shiny Thing; Revolt of the Teacups; Buddy and Ballerina Save the Library; Buddy the Bookworm Rescues the Doomed Books; two books of poetry, Tapestry, and Walk With Me; a memoir, Daughter of the Mountains; and a travel memoir, Road Trip. 

Sharon is a Senior Sales Director with Mary Kay Cosmetics; Mom to son, Steven, and daughter, Shannon, and grandmother to Adaline, Emma and Zachary.


KAYE LEVY grew up on Amelia Island, Florida. After college, she joined the Peace Corps and went to Nigeria, West Africa to teach. While there, she met and married her husband, John, also a Peace Corps volunteer.

Kaye’s love of teaching has continued throughout her life. She has taught in Montesorri schools and more recently, has taught parenting classes. Traveling and living in other cultures has been a life long passion and has inspired her art. Later in life, the art of Zantangling drew her in and that turned into a more intuitive form of drawing which she transfers to cards and tote bags.

Kaye recently collaborated with her friend, Sharon, on their poetry/art book, Walk with Me. She has two children, Shanti and Adam and six grandchildren, Chelsea, Zak, Ella, Calum, and twins, Drew and Oliver.


She now lives on a peaceful creek in Gloucester, VA and recently enjoyed a trip with Sharon and another girlfriend through some of the Southwest’s most beautiful sites. More art to come! ​

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