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Fargo Monthly's Home & Design did an interesting write-up on Boyd's history and painting proces on their site.  You can read more about Boyd's passion for art in this DL-Online article.  

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About Boyd

Boyd Sharp was born in 1938 and like many artists he grew up in an artistic family.  Indoor activities were common during the long cold winters of the northern United States, where Boyd spent his childhood years.  In those days there was no television or video games but there was always drawing and coloring available.  This is how Boyd's artistic spirit began to grow.  In grade school Boyd enjoyed decorating his papers with unique designs and added color to many of them.  Today they would be considered cubism or contemporary art.  Unfortunately, none of his early drawings survived.


Boyd Sharp's high school art teacher encouraged him to go to art school but Boyd had to put personal ambitions on hold when he decided to marry his high school sweetheart.  Over the next few decades Boyd and his wife Ruby spent the majority of their time raising a family of seven children.  According to Boyd this turned out to be the best thing he ever did.  Read more...