Sharon Costa

Was born in Puyallup Washington. Grew up in San Bernardino Ca.. 

Drew theillustrations for the School Paper in the 6th grade at the California Elementary School. Graduated from San Bernardino High School 

Taught Arts and Crafts to the ladies at the San Bernardino Outreach Program in the 1970s. Then went on to Teach Educational Art at the Crestmore School In Bloomington.

Then move to 29 Palms and worked for the Morongo Unified School District,then joined CSCA union and was elected as editor of the Monthly news letter. 

After retiring in 2006 I had more time for art so I became a member of the 29 Palms Artist Guild, and was elected to the Board and Served on the education committee, and Weed Show committee for the Historical Society until moving to Big Bear. I participated  in the Highway 62 Art Studio Tour. Where I open my art studio and gallery to visitors.


I studied under Spelman Downer and David Musser at Copper Mountain College and Chuck Caplinger at the 29 Palms Art Gallery.

    After moving to Big Bear City, California I enjoy Painting in the spring and summer at my studio in Big Bear City and in Desert Hot Springs in the winter.

    We then moved to Casa Grande, Arizona where I joined the Palm Creek Art Group. Enter some of my art in 4 of their Art Shows, Also Became a member of the Casa Grande Art Association and was in 2 of their Studio Tours. And a member of the inter-city art group which I really enjoyed.

    We have now moved here to Yuma, and hoping this is our last move, we really love it here. I am now a member of Desert Artists of Yuma and Mountain Shadows Artists Association . Looking forward to getting to know all the artists, participating in the events and shows.