Sharon Hofer

Sharon Hofer is a professional artist and teacher.  She teaches hundreds of home schooled students yearly in the Omaha, Nebraska area.  During the summer she holds art camps and travels to Africa to teach art.  Along with selling her art in stores throughout the United States, her art has also been featured in several national magazines.   Sharon has sculpted for companies such as the Franklin Mint and Artist Collectibles.   Sharon’s primary passion is to encourage the home schooled students throughout our country in the area of art.  She has developed a curriculum called “Creating A Masterpiece” for this purpose.  This curriculum is unique in that is uses DVD instruction for students in all age groups to create beautiful masterpieces. 

 

Sharon Hofer's Talks:
 

Friday

3:30

Room 372

Breaking the Bonds of Insecurity and Doubt in Your Child:  How To Equip Our Youth With Confidence To Maneuver Through an Unstable World.

In today’s world our children are bombarded with lies about themselves.  If they believe those lies, they will easily succumb to peer pressure and become depressed and lazy.  As parents we want our children to become confident adults and stand for their convictions even when others don’t.  We want our child to be capable of accomplishing anything they set their minds to.  But how do we equip them to expect success and react better to failure?  Come hear what Sharon Hofer, internationally known art teacher, has learned firsthand in giving her students the gift of God honoring confidence!

 

Saturday

12:30

Room 372

Releasing Your Child From The Grips of Entertainment - “How Art Can Transform Your Child’s Future”

Today’s children love to be entertained by the media available to them.  Being entertained by television, Facebook and electronic games affects their lives more than you might guess. Many families have lost sight of the value of skillfully expressed creativity and instead allow for passive intake. The traits passivity teaches can affect a child for the rest of their lives. This session focuses on training a child’s mind and abilities! What would happen if you introduced your children to many different styles of creative media and let them experiment with them? Come and here what Sharon has learned about inspiring creativity and self-motivation in aspiring artists.

 Releasing your child from the grips of entertainment:
“How art can transform your child’s future”

Today’s children love to be entertained by the media available to them. Being entertained by television, Facebook and electronic games affects their lives more than you might guess. Many families have lost sight of the value of skillfully expressed creativity and instead allow for passive intake. The traits passivity teaches can affect a child for the rest of their lives.

This session focuses on training a child’s mind and abilities! What would happen if you introduced your children to many different styles of creative media and let them experiment with them? Come and here what Sharon has learned about inspiring creativity and self-motivation in aspiring artists.

   

2:00

Youth 110

Pastel in an Hour - Teen Workshop on Creating a Masterpiece!

Come create a masterpiece of your very own with Sharon Hofer, internationally known artist.  You will have fun learning how to use soft pastels, how to shade and create something worth keeping.