Sharon Duymel (b.1971 Utrecht, The Netherlands) an Auckland-based artist, completed many years of practice at Browne School of Art, currently undergoing further studies at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design to complete a Master of Fine Arts. Duymel has exhibited her work widely throughout New Zealand. Her work is represented in private collections in New Zealand, Dubai, Singapore, Japan and the USA. Public collections include the Parliamentary Collection, Wellington, The New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Wellington. Duymel’s practice is representational, using oils on canvas or linen with large scale composition pursuing themes of strong personal interest and connection.