Date of Award
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
© Sharon Mealey
My art explores the inner qualities of life, focusing on adaptability and resiliency. I am interested in the mysterious vital force philosophers call élan vital that animates human beings. I investigate the transitory nature of life where it intersects with élan vital. My paintings accommodate the ephemeral and the perpetual. Please see Download button in top right corner for the full statement.
Mealey, Sharon, "Élan Vital" (2010). CGU MFA Theses. Paper 1.
Artist Statement for Élan Vital
3-Elan Vital Announcement Cards, Sharon Mealey.pdf (59 kB)
Postcard Announcing Sharon Mealey's Solo Exhibition