Sharin Jonas was born in 1979 in Topeka, Kansas. She lived in Mesa, Arizona before moving to Flagstaff. Her work is influenced by variety of media such as video games, cartoons, movies and comics. Sharin uses bright, bold colors and self taught techniques to create her own fantasy world, complete with resplendent creatures and full unique back stories. Her mediums include acrylic, colored pencils, watercolors, ceramics and modeling clay. She enjoys creating a piece that tells a story with strong ties to mythology and fantasy themes. Sharin exhibits locally and around the world.