Sharyn O'Mara is an artist and educator. Her studio practice spans drawing and installation, and most recently digital photography and printmaking. Her work has been exhibited in the US and abroad and is in several public and private collections in the US. She is Associate Professor and Head of the Glass Program at Tyler School of Art of Temple University; previously, she taught at RISD and The Kansas City Art Institute. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her husband, daughter, and their three shepherds. In their scant free time, they foster and rescue shepherds in need resulting in an ever-evolving pack that  fills their home with endless joy and an astounding amount of dog hair. 

Photo: John Carlano  2014