Born in 1994 in Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland. Sharon McKeown graduated from Ulster University, Belfast (2018) with a BA Hons Fine Art in Painting where she was presented with the Cool Banana Award 2018 by Streetmonkey Belfast. In addition to her degree she studied at Saimaa University of Applied Sciences, Finland (2017) receiving a Diploma in International Academic Studies. It was here that she had her first solo show ‘Unknown Ventures’ exhibiting at the Linnala Campus, Imatra. Since graduating she has become a Co-Director at Platform Arts Belfast and exhibited at Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, London (2018), QSS Gallery, Belfast (2018), and the RUA Annual Exhibition, Belfast (2018-19).